Mag. Dr. phil.

Zuzanna Dziuban

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BIOGRAPHY

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.
 

Current Project

Globalized Memorial Museums. Exhibiting Atrocities in the Era of Claims for Moral Universals (ERC Consolidator Grant)

Monograph

Monograph

Obcość, bezdomność, utrata. Wymiary atopii współczesnego doświadczenia kulturowego [Foreignness, Homelessness, Loss: Dimensions of Atopia of the Contemporary Cultural Experience], Poznań: Wydawnictwo Wydziału Nauk Społecznych UAM 2009.

edited volumes (5)

edited volumes (5)

Mapping the ‘Forensic Turn’: Engagements with Materialities of Mass Death in Holocaust Studies and Beyond, Vienna: New Academic Press 2017.

The ‘Spectral Turn’: Jewish Ghosts in the Polish Post-Holocaust Imaginaire, Bielefeld: Transcript 2019.

- Special Issue (with K. Mahlke, G. Rath): Forensik, Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften Vol. 1/19 (2019).

- Special issue(with E. Stańczyk), The Surviving Thing: Personal Objects in the Aftermath of Mass Violence, Journal of Material Culture Vol. 25/2 (2020).

- Accessing Campscapes e-journal (Issues: Winter 2017; Fall 2017; Fall 2018; Winter 2018/2019).

articles (46)

articles (46)

- (with A. Szczepan, E. Domańska, R. van der Laarse, et al.). Sites of Violence and their Communities: Critical Memory Studies in the Post-Human Era: A Discussion. In: Journal of Memory, Heritage and Conflict Vol. 1 (2021).

- Muzeum-cmentarz. Kilka uwag o (infra)strukturalnej przemocy [Museum-Cemetery: Some Notes on (Infra)structural Violence]. In: Teksty Drugie Vol. 22/4 (2020). 

- (with L. Renshaw, M. Alamo Bryan, C Moon), Tools in the Search for Human Remains: Writing Forensic Object Biographies. In: ISRF Bulletin of the Independent Social Research Foundation Vol. 21 (2020).

- Necromigracje [Necromigrations]. In: Rzeczowy świadek [Material Witness], eds. K. Grzybowska, R. Sendyka, S. Papier, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Universytetu Jagiellońskiego 2020.

- Disappearance as a Travelling Concept: The Politics and Aesthetics of a Transregional Exchange. In: Social Disappearance: Explorations between Latin America and Eastern Europe, eds. E. Schindel, G. Gatti, Berlin: Forum Transregional Studien 2020.

- (with E. Stańczyk), Introduction: The Surviving Thing: Personal Objects in the Aftermath of Mass Violence. In: Journal of Material Culture Vol. 25/2 (2020).

- Atopic Objects: The Afterlives of Gold Teeth Stolen from Holocaust Dead. Journal of Material Culture Vol. 25/2 (2020).

- (with Marta Duch-Dyngosz), Żydowskie duchy, polskie starchy [Jewish Ghosts, Polish Fears]. In: Znak 781 (2020).

Forensik an den Grenzen neu denken.  Europäische Gemeinschaft der Toten. In: Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften Vol. 1/19 (2019).

- (with K. Mahlke, G. Rath): Forensik. Wem gehören die Toten. In: Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften Vol. 1/19 (2019).

- (with K. Kabalek): A Double Double Take. In: Journal of Perpetrators Research, Vol. 2 (2019).

- Introduction: Haunting in the Land of the Untraumatized. In: The ‘Spectral Turn’: Jewish Ghosts in the Polish Post-Holocaust Imaginaire, ed. Z. Dziuban, Bielefeld: Transcript 2019.

- Of Ghosts (In)ability to Haunt: ‘Polish’ Dybbuks. In: The ‘Spectral Turn’: Jewish Ghosts in the Polish Post-Holocaust Imaginaire, ed. Z. Dziuban, Bielefeld: Transcript 2019.

- Dark Facets of ‘Appropriation’: Grave-Robbery at a Nazi Extermination Camp in Poland. In: Dispossession: Plundering German Jewry, 1933-1953, eds. J. Zatlin, Ch. Kreutzmüller, University of Michigan Press 2019.

- Staro Sajmište: A Site of Ongoing Life. In: Accessing Campscapes e-journal No. 4/Winter (2018/2019).

- (with R. van der Laarse, D. Dolghin), Thinking Conflicted Heritage Through Campscapes. In: Accessing Campscapes e-journal No. 1/ Winter (2017).

Landscape: Unpacking the Cultural Concept. In: Accessing Campscapes e-journal No. 2/Autumn (2017).

- Introduction: Forensics in the Expanded Field. In: Mapping the ‘Forensic Turn’: Engagements with Materialities of Mass Death in Holocaust Studies and Beyond, ed. Z. Dziuban, Vienna: New Academic Press 2017.

- האושה לש םיילוש"ב תופוג ידירש לש הקיטילופה, Dapim Vol. 29 (2017).           

- The Things that Affectively Live On, In: S:I.M.O.N. – Shoah: Intervention. Methods. Documentation Vol. 3/2 (2016). 

- Countermonument in Europe: Spatial Politics of Artistic Memory-Work. In: The Art of the Multitude: Jochen Gerz - Participation and the European Experience, eds. M. Manus, J. Vickery, Campus 2016. 

- (with Bjornar Olsen), Wszyscy jesteśmy archeologami [We are all fellow archaeologists]. In: Znak Vol.  724 (2015).

- From National to Transnational and Back: Memorial Sites in Transition. In: Studies on Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism Vol. 36/4 (2015).

- Memory as Haunting. In: Hagar. Studies in Culture, Polity, and Identities Vol. 12 (2015), special issue ‘Memory and Periphery’.

- Polish Landscapes of Memory at the Sites of Extermination: The Politics of Framing. In: Space and the Memories of Violence: Landscapes Erasure, Disappearance, and Exception, eds. P. Colombo, E. Schindel, Pelgrave 2014.

- Doświadczenie [Experience]. In Cultural Urban Studies, ed. E. Rewers, Warsaw: Centrum Kultury 2014.

- Hegemonia [Hegemony]. In: Modi Memorandi: An Interdisciplinary Lexicon of Collective Memory Terms, eds. R. Traba, M. Saryusz-Wolska, Warsaw: Scholar 2014.

Pamiętanie [Remembering]. In: Modi Memorandi: An Interdisciplinary Lexicon of Collective Memory Terms, eds. R. Traba, M. Saryusz-Wolska, Warsaw: Scholar 2014.

- Między ‘miastem jako doświadczeniem’ i ‘miastem doświadczenia’ – przestrzenności miejskiego doświadczenia kulturowego [Between the ‘city as experience’ and the ‘city of experience’ – the Spatialities of the Urban Cultural Experience]. In: Studia Kulturoznawcze Vol. 1/5 2014.

- Commemorative Reburial: A Case Study from Bełżec and Sobibór. In: East European Memory Studies Vol. 14/May (2013).

Spatialized Trauma: The Holocaust and the Architecture of Postmemory. In: Zentrum und Peripherie. Die Wahrnehmung der nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslager, eds. R. Fröhlich, M. Jovanovic-Ratkovic, C. Siebeck, F. Wiebemann, Metropol 2013.

Architecture as a Medium of Transnational Postmemory. In: Nationalism and Architecture, eds. D. Deane, S. Butler, R. Queck, Ashgate 2012.

Framing Absence – Reframing Memory: Spatialities of Holocaust and World War II Memory in Contemporary Poland. In: Naharaim. Journal of German-Jewish literature and Cultural History Vol. 6/1 (2012).

- Oikofobia jako doświadczenie kulturowe [Oikophobia as a Cultural Experience]. In: Kultura i Historia Vol. 22 (2012).

- Pragnienie erotyczne. Anish Kapoor, wejście do stacji metra Universita w Neapolu [Erotic Desire. Anish Kapoor, the Entrance into the Universita Subway Station in Naples]. In: Sztuka i Filozofia Vol. 36 (2010).

- Kinetyka hermeneutyczna [Hermeneutical Kinetic]. In: Modernity after Postmodernity, eds. E. Rewers, G. Dziamski, Poznań: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM 2009.

- Granice pola hermeneutycznego [The Limits of the Hermeneutical Field]. In: Przegląd Kulturoznawczy Vol. 5 (2009).

- Atopia – poza miejscem  i ‘nie-miejscem’ [Atopia – between the Place and the ‘Non-Place’]. In: The Time of Space, ed. K. Wilkoszewska, Kraków: Universitas 2008.

- Doświadczenie kulturowe – perspektywa zradykalizowanej hermeneutyki [Cultural Experience – The Approach of Radical Hermeneutics]. In: Modernity as Experience, eds. A. Zeidler-Janiszewska, R.

- Nycz, Warszawa: Wydawnictwo SWPS Academica 2008.

- Jak przygotować się na nadejście Innego?  – odpowiedź hermeneutyki radykalnej [How to Prepare for the Coming of the Other? – The Radical Hermeneutical Approach]. In: Stranger – Present. Literature, Art and Culture towards Otherness, eds. P. Cieliczko, P. Kuciński, Warszawa: Wydawnictwo IBL PAN 2008.

- Wytwarzanie przestrzeni. Pomiędzy przestrzenią teorii a przestrzenią praktyki [The Production of Space. Between the Space of Practice and the Space of Theory]. In: The New Social Space in Sociological Studies, ed. Z. Rykiel, Rzeszów: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego 2008.

- Hermeneutyczny wymiar doświadczenia przestrzeni [A Hermeneutic Dimension of the Spatial Experience]. In: Teksty drugie Vol. 4 (2007).

- Świat zubożony. Emancypacyjny potencjał doświadczenia estetycznego [The Impoverished World. The Emancipatory Potential of Aesthetic Experience]. In: Visions and Re-Visions. The Great Book of Aesthetics in Poland, ed. K. Wilkoszewska, Kraków: Universitas 2007.

- Fasada jako wydarzenie – czyli dlaczego nie można wejść dwa razy do tego samego miasta [Facade as en Event – or why is it impossible to enter the same City Twice]. In: Autoportret Vol. 2/ 15 (2006).

- Piąty jeździec Apokalipsy – masowa amnezja [Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse – the Mass Amnesia]. In: Przegląd Kulturoznawczy Vol. 1 (2006).

- Dlaczego nie można wejść dwa razy do tego samego miasta? [Why is it impossible to Enter the same City Twice]. In: Kultura Współczesna Vol. 3/49 (2006).