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Dr Agnieszka Sadecka

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Agnieszka Sadecka is a researcher and lecturer at the Institute of European Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow in the area of cultural and literary studies. She has graduated from the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programme „Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones” in 2016, receiving her doctoral degree from Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen in Tuebingen, Germany and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, India.

Since obtaining her doctoral degree, she has been involved in the coordination of international programmes at the Centre for European Studies of the Jagiellonian University, she has also participated in a successful preparation of two Horizon2020 grant applications, MSCA Innovative Training Network: “FATIGUE - Delayed Transformational Fatigue in Central and Eastern Europe” (2018-2021), and Research and Innovation Action: “POPREBEL - Populist rebellion against modernity in 21st-century Eastern Europe: neo-traditionalism and neofeudalism” (2019-2021).

She is currently a researcher in the latter research project. Her research revolves around 20th and 21st century Polish culture, literature and heritage, post-socialist cultures of Central and Eastern Europe, postcolonial / post-dependency studies, identity, socio-cultural dimensions of populism and nationalism.

Professional activities


Selected publications

  • “The Private and The Public in Polish Reportage from Late Socialism – Hanna Krall and Małgorzata Szejnert” in: Outside the “Comfort Zone”: Performances and Discourses of Privacy in Late Socialist Europe ed. by Tatiana Klepikova and Lukas Edeler, De Gruyter Oldenburg, ISBN978-3-11-060687-4.
  • Review: Siobhan Doucette, Books Are Weapons: Polish Opposition Press and the Overthrow of Communism, Europe-Asia Studies Journal, Taylor & Francis ISSN: 1465-3427.
  • “Wolność akademicka a nieliberalne rządy. Studenckie protesty w Indiach wiosną 2016 roku” [„Academic freedom versus illiberal governments. Student protests in India in spring 2016”] in: Kultury narodowe i lokalne a Polityka [National and Local Cultures], ed. by Joanna Kurczewska and Zdzisław Mach, Wydawnictwo IFiS PAN, Warsaw 2019.
  • “Exotic Others or Fellow Travellers? Representations of India in Polish Travel Writing during Communist Era”, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek Tübingen, TOBIAS-lib: Tübingen 2018.
  • E-thesis:
  •  “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.

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Courses taught at CES


  • European Civilisation  - seminar
  • Democracy, Identity and Civil Society in CEE


  • Unity and Diversity of European Cultures - seminar
  • Contemporary Cultures & Literatures of Central and Eastern Europe
  • Social and Cultural Construction of Collective Identities - seminar