Dr Agnieszka Sadecka

Academic Coordinator of International MA Programmes

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Professional activities

Agnieszka is an Academic Coordinator of international MA programmes at the Centre for European Studies of the Jagiellonian University. She also teaches courses related to European cultures, literatures and identities.  Between 2012-2015, she was an Erasmus Mundus Fellow at the Joint Doctorate Programme "Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones", coordinated by the University of Bergamo, Italy. Her doctoral thesis, "Exotic Others or Fellow Travellers? Representations of India in Polish Travel Writing in the Communist Era", was defended at Eberhard Karls Universitaet in Tuebingen, Germany and Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. Her international experience includes academic stays in Bologna (Italy), Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Leuven (Belgium), St. Petersburg (Russia), as well as an internship at Europaeum in Oxford, UK. In 2007, she graduated in European Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and worked there as a teacher, researcher and student adviser between 2007-2012.  She is fluent in English, French and Italian.

Selected publications:

  • “A Socialist Orientalism? Polish Travel Writing on India in 1960s” in: Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures, edited by Dobrota Pucherova and Robert Gafrik. Leiden/Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2015. 315-355.
  • “’This place is now your home’ – A Comparative View on Partition Migrants in a New City. Kamila Shamsie’s Kartography and Inga Iwasiów’s Bambino.” in: Wielogłos, no. 4/22 (2015). 79-104.
  • “Reporter z PRL w Indiach – polska literatura podróżnicza a dyskurs kolonialny" w: Hanna Gosk, Historie, społeczeństwa, przestrzenie dialogu, Universitas, Kraków 2014.