Marta Kurkowska-Budzan, Ph.D, associate professor in the Institute of History. Her areas of expertise are the cultural history of 20th century Poland and the methodology of historical research. She held postdoctoral fellowships at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC (2002) and the Remarque Institute, New York University (2001). Among her recent publications is the monograph, co-authored with M. Stasiak: "Stadion na peryferiach," (Universitas 2016).
Prof. Kurkowska-Budzan currently leads the Una Europa interdisciplinary and international research initiative “Homo [Lab]orans”. The initiative addresses fundamental to sustainable human development issues by investigating ecologies and experiences of work in European and sub-Saharan African cultures, in changing natural and social conditions (in 20th – 21st centuries). More information: