Dr Tomasz Kamusella
Dr Tomasz Kamusella

Dr Tomasz Kamusella

MA (Potchefstroom), MA (Katowice), MA (Prague), PhD (Poznań), Habilitation (Warsaw), FRHistS – Reader in Modern History

 

 

Contact Details

E-mail - tdk2@st-andrews.ac.uk
Telephone - +44 (0)1334 463027
Fax - +44 (0)1334 462914

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Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses on ethnic cleansing and genocide in twentieth-century Europe and on Central Europe during the last two centuries, with an interdisciplinary focus on language politics and nationalism. His research is mainly devoted to the comparative history of mutual influences between politics and language in modern Europe. At present he is working on an Atlas of Language Politics in Modern Central Europe and a monograph that analyzes the political underpinnings of the linguistic classification of the Slavic languages.



Main Publications

Books

The Politics of Language and Nationalism in Modern Central Europe (Foreword by Professor Peter Burke). 2012. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 1168 pp. Paperback edition.

The Politics of Language and Nationalism in Modern Central Europe (Foreword by Professor Peter Burke). 2009. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 1168 pp. http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=280347. ISBN 978 0 230 55070 4 & ISBN 0 230 55070 3. DOI: 10.1057/9780230583474.

The Szlonzoks and Their Language: Between Germany, Poland and Szlonzokian Nationalism / Szlonzocy (Ślązacy) i ich język. Pomiędzy Niemcami, Polską a szlonzskim (śląskim) nacjonalizmem. 2009. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 122 pp.

O Schlonzsku i nacjonalizmie [On Upper Silesia and Nationalism]. 2008. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 148 pp. ISBN 978 83 60540 60 2.

Maski i twarze nacjonalizmu [Masks and Facets of Nationalism]. 2008. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 284 pp. ISBN 978 83 60540 84 8. (Reviewed in Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung.)

Silesia and Central European Nationalisms: The Emergence of National and Ethnic Groups in Prussian Silesia and Austrian Silesia, 1848-1918 (Ser: Central European Studies; Foreword by Prof essor Charles Ingrao). 2007. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 386 pp. http://www.amazon.com/Silesia-Central-European-Nationalisms-Emergence/dp/1557533717. ISBN 978 1 55753 371 5 & ISBN 1 5753 371 7. [more]

Uwag kilka o dyskryminacji Ślązaków i Niemców górnośląskich w postkomunistycznej Polsce [A Few Remarks on the Discrimination of the Silesians and Upper Silesia’s Germans in Postcommunist Poland]. 2007. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 28 pp. ISBN 978 83 60540 68 8.

The Polish-English-German Regional Glossary / Polsko-angielsko-niemiecki glosariusz regionalny. 2006. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 160 pp. ISBN 978 83 60540 53 4.

Schlonzsko: Horní Slezsko, Oberschlesien, Górny Śląsk. Esej o regionie i jego mieszkańcach [Schlonzsko: Upper Silesia. An Essay on the Region and Its Inhabitants] (2nd, corrected and enlarged edition). 2006. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 148 pp. ISBN 978 83 60540 51 0. (Reviewed in : Bulgarska etnologiia.)

W bżuhu vieloryba [In the Whale's Belly, a collection of essays on nationalism and language politics in Asia, the Balkans and Central Europe. Introduction by Prof Wojciech J Burszta]. 2006. Toruń, Poland: Wydawnictwo A Marszałek, 305 pp. http://www.marszalek.com.pl/index.php?m=2&ks=1725. 978 83 7441 383 1.

Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizm (Vol 2) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalism, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2006. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 151 pp. ISBN 83 919589 2 2.

Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizm (Vol 1) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalism, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS, 187 pp. ISBN 83 919589 2 2.

The Polish-English-German Glossary of the Regional Terminology of the Opole Voivodeship / Polsko-angielsko-niemiecki glosariusz regionalny Województwa Opolskiego. 2004. Opole, Poland: Oficyna Piastowska, 130 pp. ISBN 83 89357 18 6.

Schlonzsko: Horní Slezsko, Oberschlesien, Górny Śląsk. Esej o regionie i jego mieszkańcach [Schlonzsko: Upper Silesia. An Essay on the Region and Its Inhabitants]. 2001. Elbląg, Poland: Elbląska Oficyna Wydawnicza, 108 pp. ISBN 83 913452 2 X.

The Dynamics of the Policies of Ethnic Cleansing in Silesia During the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. 2000 [e-publication]. Prague: Research Support Scheme, 710 pp. http://e-lib.rss.cz ; http://e-lib.rss.cz/diglib/pdf/17.pdf, http://rss.archives.ceu.hu/archive/00001016/01/17.pdf.

Wydawnictwa na temat Unii Europejskiej i integracji europejskiej (informator bibliograficzny) [Publications on the European Union and European Integration: A Bibliographical Guide]. 1997. Opole, Poland: Pełnomocnik Wojewody Opolskiego do Spraw Integracji Europejskiej, 82 pp.

Edited Books

with K Jaskułowski, eds. 2009. Nationalisms Today (Ser: Nationalisms Across the Globe, vol 1). Oxford & Bern: Peter Lang, 334 pp. http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vID=11883&vLang=E. ISBN 978-3039118830.

with W Burszta & S Wojciechowski, eds. 2006. Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of Nationalisms in State-Endowed and Stateless Nations (Vol 2: The World). Poznań, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa, 558 pp. http://www.merlin.com.pl. ISBN 83 87653 51 9 & ISBN 83 87653 41 2.

with W Burszta & S Wojciechowski, eds. 2005. Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of Nationalisms in State-Endowed and Stateless Nations (Vol 1: Europe). Poznań, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa, 502 pp. http://www.merlin.com.pl. ISBN 83 87653 51 9 & ISBN 83 87653 41 1.

Cooperation in writing and editing with Karl Cordell, ed. 2000. The Politics of Ethnicity in Central Europe. London: Macmillan and New York: St Martin’s Press; pp 74-89, 92-112, 175-180, 197-201. ISBN 0 333 73171 9. DOI: 10.1057/9780333977477.

Recent Journal Articles

Central Europe in the Distorting Mirror of Maps, Languages and Ideas (pp 33-94). 2012. The Polish Review. No 1. New York: The Polish Institute of Arts & Science of America.

Silesian in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A Language Caught in the Net of Conflicting Nationalisms, Politics, and Identities (pp 769-789).  2011. Nationalities Papers. No 5. [APSA Ranking C]

Central European Castles in the Air? A Reflection on the Malleable Concepts of Central Europe (31 pp). 2011. Kakanien Revisited. Jul 1. http://www.kakanien.ac.at/beitr/essay/TKamusella1/.

The Twentieth Anniversary of the German-Polish Border Treaty of 1990: International Treaties and the Imagining of Poland’s Post-1945 Western Border. 2010 (pp 120-143). Journal of Borderlands Studies. No 3-4. Victoria BC, Canada: University of Victoria.

Language: Talking or Trading Blows in the Upper Silesian Industrial Basin? (pp 3-24). 2011. Multilingua. No 2. DOI 10.1515/mult.2011.002. [EFS ERIH Category B]

Central Europe from a Linguistic Viewpoint (pp 22-30). 2010. Age of Globalization. No 2. Moscow: Russian Philosophical Society and Volgograd: Izdatelstvo “Uchitel.”

School History Atlases as an Instrument of Nation-State Making and Maintenance: A Remark on the Invisibility of Ideology in Popular Education (pp 113-138). 2010. Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society. No 1, Spring. DOI: 10.3167/jemms.2010.020107. [EFS ERIH Category B]

Language in Central Europe’s History and Politics (pp 7-25). 2009. Sprawy Narodowościowe. No 34. Poznań & Warsaw, Poland: Zakład Badań Narodowościowych PAN. Available from: http://www.ceeol.com. [KBN Ranking A]

Échanges de paroles ou de coups en Haute-Silésie: la langue comme ‘lieu’ de contacts et de luttes interculturels [Exchange of Words or Blows in Upper Silesia: Language as a "Place" of Contacts and Intercultural Struggles] (pp 133-152). 2009. Cultures d'Europe centrale. No 8: Lieux communs de la multiculturalité urbaine en Europe centrale, ed by Delphine Bechtel and Xavier Galmiche. Paris: CIRCE.

Tsentralnaia Evropa s lingvisticheskoi tochki zreniia [Central Europe from the Linguistic Point of View] (pp 81-91). 2009. Vek globalizatsii. No 2. Moscow: Russian Philosophical Society and Volgograd: Izdatelstvo “Uchitel.”

The Political Expediency of Language-Making in Central Europe: The Case of Czechoslovak (pp 217-222). 2007. Studia Slavica / Slovanské Studie [Yearbook, ed. by Jana Raclavská and Aleksandra Wieczorek]. Vol 11. Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego and Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita.

Nacjonalizm i szkolne atlasy historyczne [Nationalism and School Historical Atlases] (pp 109-130). Sprawy Narodowościowe. 2007. No 30. Poznań & Warsaw, Poland: Zakład Badań Narodowościowych PAN. Available from: http://www.ceeol.com. [KBN Ranking A]

Place-Names and Objectivity in Historiography: The Case of Silesia in the 19th and 20th Centuries (pp 173-190). 2006. Godišnjak za sociologiju [Annual Review of Sociology]. No 2. Niš, Serbia: Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš. Place-Names Godisnjaik.pdf

Recent Book Chapters
Światowy reżim uznawania języków [The Global Regime of Language Recognition] (pp 130-161). 2012. In: A Surdej and J Brzozowski, eds. Wprowadzenie do probematyki globalnych reżimów regulacyjnych. Toruń: Adam Marszałek.

Classifying the Slavic Languages, or the Politics of Classification (pp 147-174). 2012. In: N Langer, S Davies and W Vandenbussche, eds. Language and History, Linguistics and Historiography: Interdisciplinary Approaches (Ser: Studies in Historical Linguistics, Vol 9). Oxford: Peter Lang.

With A Roczniok 2011. Sztandaryzacyjo ślōnski godki / Standaryzacja języka śląskiego [The Standardization of the Silesian Language] (pp 288-294). In: I V Abisigomian, ed. Lingvokul’turnoe prostranstvo sovremennoi Evropy cherez prizmu malykh i bolshikh iazykov. K 70-letiiu professora Aleksandra Dimitrievicha Dulichenko (Ser: Slavica Tartuensis, Vol 9). Tartu: Tartu University.

Immigrants, Migrants or New Irish? (pp 247-264). 2011. In: Sabine Egger and John McDonagh, eds. Polish-Irish Encounters in the Old and New Europe (Ser: Reimagining Ireland, Vol 39). Oxford: Peter Lang.

Unease of the Past: The International Treaties and Imagining of Poland’s Post-1945 Western Border (pp 67-98). 2010. In: Eero Medijainen and Olaf Mertelsmann, eds. Border Changes in 20th Century Europe: Selected Case Studies  (Ser: Tartu Studies in Contemporary History, vol 1). Berlin: Lit Verlag.

School Historical Atlases and Ethnolinguistic Nationalism. In: Jörn Happel and Christophe von Werdt, eds. 2010.Osteuropa kartiert / Mapping Eastern Europe (Ser: Osteuropa, vol 3). Berlin: Lit Verlag.

Czy śląszczyzna jest językiem? Spojrzenie socjolingwistyczne [Is Silesian a Language? A Sociolinguistic View] (pp 27-35). In : Andrzej Roczniok, ed. 2009. Śląsko godka - jeszcze gwara czy jednak już język? / Ślōnsko godko – mundart jeszcze eli już jednak szpracha. Zabrze: NOŚ.

Codzienność komunikacyjno-językowa na obszarze historycznego Górnego Śląska [The Everyday Language Use in Historical Upper Silesia] (pp 126-156). 2009. In: Robert Traba, ed. Akulturacja/asymilacja na pograniczach kulturowych  Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej w XIX i XX wieku [Acculturation/Assimilation in the Cultural Borderlands of East-Central Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries] (vol 1: Stereotypy i pamięć [Stereotypes and memory]). Warsaw: Instytut Studiów Politycznych PAN and Niemiecki Instytut Historyczny.

Poland: The Reluctant Shift from a Closed Ethno-linguistically Homogenous National Community to a Multicultural Open Society (pp 1-25). 2008. In: Marushiakova, Elena, ed. Dynamics of National Identity and Transnational Identities in the Process of European Integration. Newcastle UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

With Dr K Wolczuk. „Nie czyń drugiemu co tobie niemiłe”. Cmentarz Orląt we Lwowie i pomniki niemieckie na Opolszczyźnie [„Do Not Do Unto the Other What You Would Not Like to be Done to You”: The Polish Eaglet Cemetery in Lviv and German Monuments in the Memory of the Fallen in Poland’s Opole Region] (pp 21-29). 2008. In: T Kamusella. O Schlonzsku i nacjonalizmie [On Upper Silesia and Nationalism]. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Śląsk Opolski w kontekście paralelnych procesów regionalizacji i globalizacji [Opole Silesia in the Parallel Processes of Regionalization and Globalization] (pp 104-120). In: T Kamusella. O Schlonzsku i nacjonalizmie [On Upper Silesia and Nationalism]. 2008. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Wyłanianie się grup etnicznych na Śląsku w okresie 1848-1918 na tle penetracji tegoż regionu przez nacjonalizmy niemiecki, polski i czeski [The Emergence of the Ethnic Groups in Silesia During the Years 1848-1918 as Contrasted with the Penetration of This Region by German, Polish and Czech Nationalisms] (pp 40-53). 2008. In: T Kamusella. O Schlonzsku i nacjonalizmie [On Upper Silesia and Nationalism]. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Wstęp [Introduction] (pp 4-5). 2008. In: T Kamusella. O Schlonzsku i nacjonalizmie [On Upper Silesia and Nationalism]. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Czy śląszczyzna jest językiem? Spojrzenie socjolingwistyczne [Is Silesian a Language? A Sociolinguistic View] (pp 133-139). In : Jolanta Tambor, ed. 2008. Śląsko godka - jeszcze gwara czy jednak już język? Katowice: Gnome and Uniwersytet Śląski.

Wstęp [Introduction] (pp 3-12). 2008. In: T Kamusella. Maski i twarze nacjonalizmu [Masks and Facets of Nationalism]. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Wiary utracone. Komunizm, nacjonalizm, religia [Lost Faiths: Communism, Nationalism and Religion] (pp 55-101). 2008. In: T Kamusella. Maski i twarze nacjonalizmu [Masks and Facets of Nationalism]. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Straszliwe języków pomieszanie w jednoczącej się Europie: Czyżby? [A Remark on Language Politics in Uniting Europe as Observed from Poland] (pp 211-233). 2008. In: T Kamusella. Maski i twarze nacjonalizmu [Masks and Facets of Nationalism]. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Poland in 1945 – 1999: The Transition form the Soviet-Dominated Ethnic Nation-State to Democratic Civic Nation-State (pp 137-172). 2007. In: Anna Chilewska and Sheena Wilson, eds. Writing After the Gaze: The Rupture of the Historical. Edmonton, Alberta: M V Dimić Research Institute, University of Alberta.

Upper Silesia, Poland (pp 31-34). 2006. In: T H Malloy, ed. National Minority ‘Regions’ in the Enlarged European Union: Mobilizing for Third Level Politics? (Ser: ECMI Working Paper, No 24). Flensburg, Germany: European Center for Minority Issues. http://www.ecmi.de/download/working_paper_24.pdf.

The Isomorphism of Language, Nation, and State: The Case of Central Europe (pp 57-92). In: W Burszta, T Kamusella, & S Wojciechowski, eds. 2006. Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of Nationalisms of State-Endowed and Stateless Nations (Vol 2: The World). Poznań, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa.

Together with W Burszta & S Wojciechowski. Introduction: Nationalism in the Age of Globalization (pp 17-24). In: W Burszta, T Kamusella, & S Wojciechowski, eds. 2006. Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of Nationalisms of State-Endowed and Stateless Nations (Vol 2: The World). Poznań, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa.

Narodowość – de gustibus non est disputandum [Nationality: De Gustibus non est Disputandum] (pp 3-54). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol II) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2006. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Codzienność komunikacyjno-językowa na obszarze historycznego Górnego Śląska [The Patterns of Language Use and Communication in Historical Upper Silesia] (pp 55-150). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol II) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2006. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Together with W Burszta & S Wojciechowski. Introduction: Nationalism in the Age of Globalization (pp 17-24). In: W Burszta, T Kamusella, & S Wojciechowski, eds. 2005. Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of Nationalisms of State-Endowed and Stateless Nations (Vol 1: Europe). Poznań, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa.

Polish and German Nationalisms at Loggerheads: The Expulsion of the Population Categorized as ‘Germans’ from Post-1945 Poland (pp 129-139). In: W Burszta, T Kamusella, & S Wojciechowski, eds. 2005. Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of Nationalisms of State-Endowed and Stateless Nations (Vol 1: Europe). Poznań, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa.

Narodowość – de gustibus non est disputandum [Nationality: De Gustibus non est Disputandum] (pp 43-78). In: Wojciech J Burszta, Krzysztof Jaskułowski and Joanna Nowak, eds. 2005. Narodowy wymiar kultury [The National Aspect of Culture]. (Ser: Kultura Na Pograniczach, vol I). Warsaw, Poland: Slawistyczny Ośrodek Wydawniczy.

Wstęp [Introduction] (pp 5-11). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Kreol górnośląski [The Upper Silesian Creole] (pp 12-34). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Na marginesie pierwszego tomu „Słownika gwar śląskich” [On the first volume of the ‘Dictionary of the Silesian Subdialects’] (pp 35-60). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

„Musisz być albo Niemcem albo Polakiem”: Polityka ennacjonalizacji a retoryka wielokulturowości na Górnym Śląsku po roku 1989 [‘You Must Be either a German or a Pole’: The Politics of Ennationalization and the Rhetoric of Multiculturalism in Upper Silesia After the Year 1989] (pp 61-82). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Narody i grupy etniczne w stosunkach niemiecko-polskich, czyli anachronizm oglądu przeszłości w perspektywie nacjonalistycznej historiografii [Nations and Ethnic Groups in the German-Polish Relations or an Anachronism of Looking at the Past from the Perspective of Nationalist Historiography] (pp 83-104). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Język jako instrument nacjonalizmu w Europie Środkowej [Language as an Instrument of Nationalism in Central Europe] (pp 105-126). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Podstawowe parametry do konstrukcji historii regionu Śląsk Opolski [The Basic Parameters for the Construction of History of the Region of Opole Silesia] (pp 127-162). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.

Granice polityczne, kościelne i językowe a tożsamość w Pawłowiczkach i okolicach [The Influence of the Political, Ecclesiastical and Language Boundaries on Identity: The Case of Pawłowiczki and the Vicinity (pp 163-183). In: Schlonzska mowa. Język, Górny Śląsk i nacjonalizmy (Vol I) [Silesia and Language: Language, Upper Silesia and Nationalisms, a collection of articles on various social, political and historical aspects of language use in Upper Silesia]. 2005. Zabrze, Poland: NOS.




External Administrative Duties

Member, Non-Resident Senior Research Associate Network, European Center for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany, http://www.ecmi.de/rubrik/83/non-resident+researchers/.
Initiator and Co-Editor of the Book Series Nationalisms Across the Globe, Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=series&pk=1579&concordeid=NAG.
Member of the Editorial Board, book series, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, London and New York:  Anthem Press, http://www.anthempress.com/index.php/subject-areas/browse-by-series/academic-and-professional-publishing/anthem-series-on-russian-east-european-and-eurasian-studies.html.
Member of the International Editorial Committee, semi-annual Vek globalizatsii (The Age of Globalization) and its English-language version The Age of Globalization. Moscow: Izdatelstvo “Uchitel.”
Member of the Editorial Committee, Ivan I Mazour and Alexander N Chumakov, eds. 2006. The Global Studies Dictionary. Amherst NY: Prometheus Books (English-language version), and Moscow: Elima and St Petersburg: Piter (Russian-language version).
Initiator and Coordinator, Project ‘Specific Nationalisms’, semi-annual Sprawy Narodowościowe (Nationalities Affairs), Unit for the Study of Nationalities, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań and Warsaw, Poland. So far 19 English-language articles have been peer-reviewed and published.
Initiator and Coordinator of the annual International Summer School on European Integration and European Security in Opole, Poland, Berlin, Germany and Brussels, Belgium, co-financed by the CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne, Nice, France), the NATO HQ, and the Regional Authority, Opole (1997-2002). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Summer_School_%28Mi%C4%99dzynarodowa_Szko%C5%82a_Letnia,_Opole,_Poland%29.
Co-founder and co-manager (with Zbigniew Białas) of the South African Culture Unit in the Institute of General Linguistics and English Philology, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland (1989-1993).



Teaching Duties

At undergraduate level, participates in the teaching of First and Second Level Modern History courses and offers the following Honours courses:
MO1008 Themes in Late Modern History
MO2901 Europe in the Twentieth Century
MO3332 From Commonwealth to Nations and Nation-States: Poland-Lithuania in the Long Nineteenth Century and Beyond (NB: Module Coordinator)
MO3333 Language and Nationalism in Central Europe (NB: Module Coordinator)
MO3520: Political Culture in Postwar European Democracies
MO4965 Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide in 20th-Century Europe (NB: Module Coordinator)
HI4999 Honours Dissertation in History

And at postgraduate level participates in the teaching of the following courses:
MO5503 Central and Eastern Europe since 1945
MO5606 Perceptions of Central and Eastern Europe
MO5710 Crossing Borders: European History in Transnational Perspectives

 



Main Publications

Silesia and Central European Nationalisms