Born 1981 in Słupsk (Poland), Mag. Dr. phil
MA in cultural studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, where she also studied philosophy. PhD in cultural studies in 2009 at the same university. 2011-2012 postdoctoral fellowships from the DAAD and Max Planck Forschungspreis (Prof. Aleida Assmann) at the University of Konstanz. 2012 Fritz-Thyssen Stiftung fellowship at the Humboldt University in Berlin and House of the Wannsee Conference. 2012-2014 Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung fellowship at the University of Konstanz (Research Group ‘Geschichte & Gedächtnis’) and Humboldt University of Berlin. 2013 research fellowship at the Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung, Marburg, in the framework of the research project ‘GEOIMAGINARIES - Digital Atlas of Geopolitical Imaginaries of East Central Europe in the 20th Century’. 2013-2014 Postdoctoral fellowship at the International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem, Europe Research Stay, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung fellowship. 2014-2015 Postdoctoral fellow at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies. 2015-2017 Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Konstanz and research fellow at the Amsterdam School for Heritage and Memory Studies, the University of Amsterdam, with a position founded by the DAAD/Marie-Curie cofound program P.R.I.M.E. 2016-2019 Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, University of Amsterdam, and Freie University of Berlin, iC-ACCESS /HERA “Uses of the Past” project. 2016-2017 visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study, Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolleg, University of Konstanz. Since 2016 affiliated researcher at the ACCESS EUROPE Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Amsterdam (European Identity and Culture). 2019-2024 senior postdoc in the ERC Consolidator project "Globalized Memorial Museums. Exhibiting Atrocities in the Era of Claims for Moral Universals".
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Memory politics in Europe with the focus on WWII and the Holocaust. Culture, memory, museum and critical heritage studies. Dead body studies and the Post-Holocaust politics of dead bodies.
RESPONSIBILITIES AT IKT
Postdoctoral researcher in the ERC Consolidator project "Globalized Memorial Museums. Exhibiting Atrocities in the Era of Claims for Moral Universals".
Special Issue “Forensik”, Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 1/2019, Zuzanna Dziuban, Kirsten Mahlke, Gudrun Rath (eds.);
Zuzanna Dziuban (ed.): Mapping the ‘Forensic Turn’: Engagements with Materialities of Mass Death in Holocaust Studies and Beyond, Vienna: New Academic Press 2017;
Between Subjectification and Objectification: Theorizing Ashes. In: Mapping the ‘Forensic Turn’: Engagements with Materialities of Mass Death in Holocaust Studies and Beyond, Zuzanna Dziuban (ed.), Vienna: New Academic Press 2017;
(Re)politicising the Dead in Post-Holocaust Poland: The Afterlives of the Human Remains at the Belzec Extermination Camp. In: Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence, eds. E. Anstett, J-M. Dreyfus, Manchester: Manchester University Press 2016;
The Politics of Human Remains at the Peripheries of the Holocaust, Dapim – Studies on the Holocaust 29 (2015) 3, special issue ‘Last Stage of the Holocaust’;