Ewa Stańczyk is Senior Lecturer in East European Studies. She teaches courses in Eastern European history and area studies. She holds a PhD in Polish Studies from the University of Manchester (2010). Prior to her appointment at UvA she was Thomas Brown Assistant Professor in Polish Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
Her new monograph Comics and Nation: Power, Pop Culture, and Political Transformation in Poland is forthcoming with Ohio State University Press. Her previous research focused on collective memory and national identity in East/Central Europe, including the monograph Commemorating the Children of World War II in Poland: Combative Remebrance (London: Palgrave, 2019). She is currently involved in a collaborative project on Eastern European Jewish fighters in Israel in 1948, and is about to start a new project on cartoons and antisemitism in interwar Poland.
She is a member of Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies (ARTES), including the transnational Memory and Media Research Group.
She has been awarded several international research fellowships:
Recent book reviews