Dr. Zofia Wóycicka (Warsaw)

Zofia Wóycicka is a Research Associate at the German Historical Institute Warsaw. She studied history and sociology at the University of Warsaw and Jena University and received her doctoral degree from the Polish Academy of Sciences. Wóycicka worked as educator at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, as exhibition curator at the House of European History/Brussels, and as researcher at the Centre for Historical Research Berlin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Her main research interests concern the field of memory and museum studies. Her publications include Arrested Mourning: Memory of the Nazi Camps in Poland, 1944–1950 (2013). Her most recent article, »A Global Label and its Local Appropriations. Representations of the Righteous Among the Nations in Contemporary European Museums«, is scheduled for publication in Memory Studies in spring 2021 (online first).

Sessions

  • Auschwitz in the 1950s – 1960s: Shared European Heritage?

    Panel: Panel VII: Jurisdiction Poland | May 28 Friday 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.