Justyna Kowalska-Leder – Assistant Professor in the Section for Cultural History. Her main field of interests are 20th century history of Polish culture, Polish memory of the Holocaust, Polish-Jewish relationships during World War II, personal documents and diaries written by Jews during German occupation, anthropology of body and gender.
Author of Doświadczenie Zagłady z perspektywy dziecka w polskiej literaturze dokumentu osobistego [The Experience of Holocaust from a Child’s Perspective] (2009), Their Childhood and the Holocaust. A Child’s Perspective in Polish Documentary and Autobiographical Literature (2015), co-author of Obyczaje polskie. Wiek XX w krótkich hasłach [Polish Everyday Culture. 20th Century in Short Entries] (2008), editor of Dziennik Reni Knoll [Renia Knoll’s Diary] (2012), co-editor of readers Antropologia ciała [Anthropology of Body] (2008) and Antropologia twórczości słownej [Anthropology of Verbal Performance] (2012).