Łukasz Bukowiecki (1986) – a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Polish Culture, University of Warsaw, assigned to the Section for Contemporary Culture, a member of the Urban Studies Team, an administrative assistant for M.A. students.
He holds an M.A. in cultural studies. His academic interests focus around issues of cultural heritage protection and history of its institutionalization, as well as urban culture and ‘northern neighbourhood’ of Central Europe (Baltic Sea Region studies). He has contributed articles to academic journals, including ‘Teksty Drugie’, ‘Przegląd Humanistyczny’ and ‘Kultura Współczesna’. On the basis of his M.A. thesis which was devoted to the history and functions of open-air museums in Sweden and in Poland he has published a book Czas przeszły zatrzymany. Kulturowa historia skansenów w Szwecji i w Polsce [Keeping the Past. Cultural history of open-air museums in Sweden and in Poland] (2015). Currently he is working on a Ph.D. thesis devoted to planned but never opened museums in Warsaw in 20th century.
He is a member of the research group which has received a grant from the National Program for the Development of Humanities „Topo-Graphies: city, map, literature” (2014–2017). He also cooperates with the Digital Humanities Centre at the Institute of the Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
His personal website is available at: www.miastomuzeow.pl