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Anna Mazurkiewicz

Faculty of History, University of Gdansk

, Poland

Visiting Professor

Duration of stay: April 2022 - July 2022


Anna Mazurkiewicz is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of History, University of Gdansk, Poland. She is spending summer semester 2022 as a Leibniz ScienceCampus Visiting Professor at the University of Regensburg. She holds the Chair in Contemporary History at the Faculty of History in Gdansk, where she also leads the work of the interdisciplinary International Border Studies Center. She is an expert on Eastern European—US relations in the Cold War and migration history. Her research and publications have explored the United States after World War II; U.S.-Polish diplomatic relations; media system in the United States; U.S. policy towards the countries of East Central Europe; political activity of refugees from East Central Europe in the United States after World War II; political emigration from East Central Europe in 1945-1989.

In Regensburg, she will teach a seminar on Cold War Exiles in the Global Cold War (Tuesdays, 10-12) and will also give a lecture on 28 April as part of the ScienceCampus/Graduate School research colloquium.

Her most recent book is Voice of the Silenced Peoples in the Global Cold War: The Assembly of Captive European Nations 1954-1972, (Berlin-Boston: De Gruyter 2021). For more on her publications, awards and achievements, follow this link.