Ewa Stanczyk
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Russian


Ewa Stańczyk is a Lecturer in East European Studies at the University of Amsterdam and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at Trinity College Dublin. Prior to that she held the EURIAS Fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies and the Thomas Brown Lectureship at TCD. She holds a Ph.D in Polish Studies from the University of Manchester and has taught Eastern European history and culture at the University of Manchester, University of Liverpool and Trinity College Dublin. She has parallel interests in Polish and East European cultural studies, contemporary history and anthropology. She is the author of Contact Zone Identities in the Poetry of Jerzy Harasymowicz (Peter Lang, 2012).

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Ewa Stanczyk, Recycling the Orphan Photograph: The New Life of Jewish Objects, Visual Studies, 31, (1), 2016, p63 - 76 Journal Article, 2016

Ewa Stanczyk, Heroes, Victims, Role Models: Representing the Child Soldiers of the Warsaw Uprising, Slavic Review, 74, (4), 2015, p738 - 759 Journal Article, 2015

Ewa Stanczyk and Paolino Nappi, Women Cross Borders: Economic Migration in Contemporary Italian and Polish Graphic Novels, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 6, (3), 2015, p230 - 245 Journal Article, 2015

Ewa Stanczyk, The Absent Jewish Child: Photography and Holocaust Representation in Poland, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 13/3, 2014, p360 - 380 Journal Article, 2014

Ewa Stanczyk, Commemorating Young Victims of World War II in Poland: The Forgotten Children's Camp in Litzmannstadt/Łódź, East European Politics and Societies, 28, (3), 2014, p614 - 638 Journal Article, 2014 URL

Ewa Stanczyk, Long Live Poland! Representing the Past in Polish Comic Books, Modern Language Review, 109, (1), 2014, p186 - 206 Journal Article, 2014

Ewa Stanczyk, Remaking National Identity: Two Contested Monuments in Post-Communist Poland, Central Europe, 11, (2), 2013, p126 - 141 Journal Article, 2013

Ewa Stanczyk, Caught between Germany and Russia: Memory and National Identity in Poland's Right-Wing Media Post-2004, Slavonic and East European Review, 91, (2), 2013, p289 - 316 Journal Article, 2013

Ewa Stanczyk, Contact Zone Identities in the Poetry of Jerzy Harasymowicz. A Postcolonial Analysis, Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Mein, New York, Wien, Peter Lang, 2012, 276pp Book, 2012

Ewa Stanczyk and Ian Pople, Four Poems by Jerzy Harasymowicz, 2009, - 1457 Translation, 2009

Ewa Stanczyk, W poszukiwaniu ekfrastycznego przejscia. Ikona w Wierszach milosnych Jerzego Harasymowicza, Ruch Literacki, 50, (3), 2009, p263 - 282 Journal Article, 2009

Ewa Stanczyk, Polish Contact Zones: Silesia in Works of Adam Zagajewski and Tomasz Rozycki, Slovo, 21, (2), 2009, p50 - 63 Journal Article, 2009

Ewa Stanczyk, Ukraine and Kresy in Tomasz Rózycki's Dwanascie stacji. Postcolonial Analysis, Zagadnienia Rodzajów Literackich, 52, (1-2), 2009, p102 - 122 Journal Article, 2009

Ewa Stanczyk, Review of (Nie)obecnosc. Pominiecia i przemilczenia w narracjach XX wieku , by Hanna Gosk and Bozena Karwowska (eds) , The Sarmatian Review, XXIX, (3), 2009, p1499-1502 Review, 2009

Ewa Stanczyk, The Knight and the Lady: Performing Gender Identity in Wiersze milosne by Jerzy Harasymowicz, Studies in Slavic Cultures, VII, 2008, p50 - 63 Journal Article, 2008

Ewa Stanczyk, Płeć - podróż - przestrzeń. O performatywności tożsamości płciowej w Wierszach miłosnych Jerzego Harasymowicza in, editor(s)Mieczyslaw Dabrowski , Lektury płci. Polskie (kon)teksty, Warsaw, Elipsa, 2008, pp279 - 288, [Ewa Stanczyk] Book Chapter, 2008

Ewa Stanczyk and Ian Pople, "Weekend" by Jerzy Harasymowicz, 2008, - Translation, 2008

Ewa Stanczyk , Review of Hybridity: Limits, Transformations, Prospects, by Anjali Prabhu , Porownania, 5, 2008, p225-230 Review, 2008

Ewa Stanczyk, Overcoming Otherness: Icons in the Poetry of Jerzy Harasymowicz in, editor(s)Richard Ganis , Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World, Salford, European Studies Research Institute, University of Salford, 2008, pp53 - 65, [Ewa Stanczyk] Book Chapter, 2008

Research Expertise


- Eastern European Studies;
- Contemporary Polish History and Culture;
- Memory Studies and Public History;
- Children and Childhood Studies;
- Comics and Graphic Novels


Awards and Honours

EURIAS Fellowship, The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study 2014/2015

Research Support Grant, Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund, Trinity College Dublin 2012

Graduate Teaching Fellowship, The Polish Ministry of Education and the University of Manchester 2006-2009