23 października 2015

Zuzanna Grębecka

Zuzanna Grębecka

Zuzanna Grębecka (1975) – cultural anthropologist, ethnologist, Assistant Professor in the Section for Anthropology of the Word, member of Interdisciplinary Research Team devoted to the Communism Culture in East-Central Europe and Balkans.Her academical interests circle around anthropology of communism, anthropology of politics, anthropology of senses, modern and traditional spiritual culture, pop-culture, history and culture of post communist countries (primarily Poland, Belarus, Russia and Baltic States). She conducts ethnographical researches concerning the memory about Soviet Army and Soviet Civil Support Service stationing in Legnica in 1945–1993. From 1996 till 2007 she conducted ethnographical researches about contemporary folk magic in north-western Belarus and eastern Poland.

Author of book Słowo magiczne poddane technologii. Magia ludowa w praktykach postsowieckiej kultury popularnej [The Magical Word Submitted to Technology. Folk Magic in the Practices of Post-Soviet Popular Culture] (2007) and the album Legnica 1945–1993. Podwójne życie miasta [Legnica 1945–1993. Double Life of the City] (2013). She edited among others: Pałac Kultury i Nauki. Między ideologią a masową wyobraźnią [The Palace of Culture and Science. Between Ideology and Mass Imagination] (2007; together with Jakub Sadowsk), Miasta Nowych Ludzi – architektoniczna i urbanistyczna spuścizna komunizmu [Cities of New People. Architectural and Urbanist Legacies of Communism] (2007; coeditor: Jakub Sadowski), Jerzy Giedroyc: kultura – polityka – wiek XX [Jerzy Giedroyc – culture – politics – 20th century] (2009; coeditors: Andrzej St. Kowalczyk, Andrzej Mencwel, Leszek Szaruga), Popkomunizm. Doświadczenie komunizmu a kultura popularna [Popcommunism. The Experience of Communism in Popular Culture] (2010; coeditor: Magdalena Bogusławska), Komunistyczni bohaterowie. Tradycja, kult, rytuał [Communist Heroes. Tradition, Cult, Ritual] (2011; coeditors: Magdalena Bogusławska, Ewa Wróblewska-Trochimuik), Komunistyczni bohaterowie. Przemiana, bunt, odrzucenie [Communist Heroes. Change, Rebellion. Rejection] (2012; coeditor: Magdalena Bogusławska) i Komunizm na peryferiach. Rubieże ideologii i rzeczywistości społecznej [Communism on the Peripheries. The Margins of Ideology and Social Reality] (2013; coeditor Magdalena Bogusławska).

She is the coeditor of the books series Wschód – Zachód – konfrontacje [East – West – Confrontations]. She organizes annual conferences devoted to the anthropology of communism. From 2011 to 2013 she lead the research project „Legnica – the Memory of the Divided City” (funded by the National Science Center). In 2012, she was granted a CEEPUS scholarship at University of Tirana in Albania. In 2009, she was a visiting professor at the Vasyl Stefanyk Subcarpathian National University. In 2008, she received the Warsaw University Chancellors Scholarship.


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Data publikacji: 23-10-2015

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