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Assistant Professor

Dr Agnieszka Sadecka

Dr Agnieszka Sadecka

​Office: room 603

Assistant professor and lecturer at the Institute of European Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow in the area of cultural and literary studies. Graduated from the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programme “Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones” in 2016, receiving her doctoral degree from the University of Tübingen, Germany and the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. Since obtaining her doctoral degree, she has been involved in the development of international programmes at the Centre for European Studies of the Jagiellonian University, as well as participating in the successful preparation of two Horizon2020 grant applications, “FATIGUE - Delayed Transformational Fatigue in Central and Eastern Europe” (2018-2021), and “POPREBEL - Populist rebellion against modernity in 21st-century Eastern Europe: neo-traditionalism and neofeudalism” (2019-2021). Her research revolves around 20th- and 21st-century Polish culture and literature, post-socialist cultures of Central and Eastern Europe, postcolonial/post-dependency studies, identity, socio-cultural dimensions of populism and nationalism.

Agnieszka Sadecka CV

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A. Sadecka, “The Private and The Public in Polish Reportage from Late Socialism – Hanna Krall and Małgorzata Szejnert” [in:] T. Klepikova,  L.  Edeler (eds) Outside the “Comfort Zone”: Performances and Discourses of Privacy in Late Socialist Europe, De Gruyter Oldenburg 2020, pp. 93-110.

A. Sadecka, “Review: Siobhan Doucette, Books Are Weapons: Polish Opposition Press and the Overthrow of Communism”, Europe-­Asia Studies Journal, Taylor & Francis 2010, no 8, pp. 1429-1431.

A. Sadecka, “Wolność akademicka a nieliberalne rządy. Studenckie protesty w Indiach wiosną 2016 roku” [“Academic freedom versus illiberal governments. Student protests in India in spring 2016”] [in:] J. Kurczewska, Z. Mach (eds) Kultury narodowe i lokalne a Polityka [National and Local Cultures],  Wydawnictwo IFiS PAN, Warsaw 2019, pp. 499-518.

A. Sadecka, Exotic Others or Fellow Travellers? Representations of India in Polish Travel Writing during Communist Era, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek Tübingen, TOBIAS-­‐lib, Tübingen 2018, p. 297.

A. Sadecka, “A Socialist Orientalism? Polish Travel Writing on India in 1960s”, [in:] D. Pucherova, R. Gafrik (eds), Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-­Communist Literatures and Cultures, Brill/Rodopi, Leiden/Boston 2015, pp. 315-355.

A. Sadecka, “This place is now your home’ – A Comparative View on Partition Migrants in a New City. Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Kartography’ and Inga Iwasiów’s ‘Bambino’”, Wielogłos 2015, no 4, pp. 79‐104.

A. Sadecka, “Reporter z PRL w Indiach – polska literatura podróżnicza a dyskurs kolonialny”, [in:], H. Gosk (ed.), Historie, społeczeństwa, przestrzenie dialogu, Universitas, Kraków 2014, pp. 249-266.

POPREBEL, Populist Rebellion Against Modernity in 21st-century Eastern Europe: Neo-traditionalism and Neo-feudalism, European Commission, Horizon 2020, 2019-2021. Member of the research team.

FATIGUE, Delayed Transformational Fatigue in Central and Eastern Europe, European Commission, Horizon 2020, 2018-2021. Local Coordinator.