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Olga Linkiewicz

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Institute of History, Polish Academy of Science
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Olga Linkiewicz, assistant professor at the Institute of History, Polish Academy of Science, specializes in social history of modern Poland, history of social sciences, and memory studies which include fieldwork experience in Ukraine, Belarus, and Poland. She received her M.A. in cultural anthropology from Warsaw University (2001) and her Ph.D. in history from Polish Academy of Science (2009). She has taught courses in history and memory in Poland and Germany. In 2010 she was awarded the Polish journal Polityka Prize for the young scholars and in 2011–12 was the Fulbright Commission Fellow at New York University and Columbia University. Her current publications include “Peasant Communities in Interwar Poland's Eastern Borderlands: Polish Historiography and the Local Story” (Acta Poloniae Historica 109/2014). Her current research activity includes completion of a book on peasant communities in interwar Poland and a new project on the relationship of social sciences to the politics and power in interwar Eastern Europe.

Recent publications

  • Networks of Memory Production: The Case of the Galician Town of Śniatyn/ Снятин/ סניאטין

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  • Żydzi, rasa i rasizm w międzywojennej Polsce / Jews, Race, and Racism in Interwar Poland

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Institute of History, Polish Academy of Science

December 2009 - Present

Visiting Professor

Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg

April 2014 - May 2014(a month)

Research Assistant

Institute of History, Polish Academy of Science

January 2008 - December 2009(2 years)



Institute of History, Polish Academy of Science

October 2003 - December 2007(4 years)


Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Warsaw University

October 1996 - September 2002(6 years)

Open Society Institute, HESP Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching

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