Biographical Summary

Dorota Woroniecka-Krzyzanowska joined the research project ‘Relations in the Ideoscape: Middle Eastern Students in the Eastern Bloc’ in May 2019 on behalf of the German Historical Institute Warsaw. She holds degrees in Arabic studies (BA) and sociology (MA) from the University of Warsaw and a PhD in social sciences from the Polish Academy of Sciences. Her PhD thesis focused on the relation between identity and place in the context of protracted exile, based on ethnographic study of a Palestinian refugee camp. In addition to several book chapters, Dorota published in Political Geography, Anthropological Forum, Journal of Refugee Studies and International Review for the Sociology of Sport. Her research interests are forced migration, urban anthropology, local governance and knowledge production with geographical focus on the Middle East. 

Current GHI Research Project

Geographies of Political Affinity and the Urban Space: Knowledge Relations between Polish People’s Republic and Iraq in Architecture and Planning'

(Joint Research Project "Wissen entgrenzen")

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Articles in anthologies (selection):

Participation in Spaces of Exile: The Making of Change in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank, in: Spaces of Participation: Topographies of Political and Social Change in Morocco, Egypt and Palestine, red. Randa Aboubakr, Ulrike Freitag i Sarah Jurkiewicz, American University of Cairo Press [im Druck].

Refugee Camp as Mediating Locality: Memory and Place in Protracted Exile, in: Memories on the Move: Experiencing Mobility, Rethinking the Past, Hg. Monika Palmberger i Jelena Tosic, Palgrave Macmillan: London 2016, S. 47-74.

Maps as a Site of Struggle: the Process of Mapmaking in a Case of Protracted Border Conflict, in: Border Conflicts in the Contemporary World, Hg. Anna Moraczewska i Wojciech Janicki, UMCS: Lublin 2014, S. 313-327.

Sport jako narzędzie mobilizacji kulturowej. Przypadek klubu Ardoyne Kickhams, in: Antropologia terenowa wobec problemów etnicznych Europy, Hg. Ewa Nowicka-Rusek
i Michał Kowalski, NOMOS: Krakau 2012, S. 13-28.

Polish Parliamentarian Attitudes toward Gender Equality and Gender Quotas: National and European Influences, in: National and European? Polish Political Elite in Comparative Perspective, Hg. Włodzimierz Wesołowski, Joshua K. Dubrow, Kazimierz Słomczyński, Wydawnictwo IFiS PAN: Warschau 2010, S. 125-147 (zusammen mit Joshua K. Dubrow).

Akademische Ämter, Mitgliedschaften, Auszeichnungen

Promotionsstipendium "Etude" des National Centre for Science (10.2013-09.2015); Fugenstipendium für nationale Praktika nach Erlangung eines Doktortitels des National Centre for Science (11.2015-10.2018); Redaktionssekretärin der von der Polnischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und den Staatlichen Universitätsbibliotheken Ohio herausgegebenen Zeitschrift Ask: Research and Methods; individueller Rektorpreis der Universität Łódź für wissenschaftliche und Forschungsleistungen.

Stefan Roepke: Hans von Schweinichen im Dienst der Fürsten von Liegnitz und Brieg.
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