The Centre for the Study of Historical Consciousness invites applications for the position of Visiting Scholar.
Visiting Scholars will generally spend one week in residence at the University of British Columbia, during which time they give one public lecture and one seminar for Centre Faculty and Student Associates. They are provided with a desk for the week. Please send as a single document e-mail attachment: a curriculum vitae, titles and 200-word (maximum) descriptions of the lecture and seminar, and names, positions and contact information of three referees. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis throughout the academic year.
Send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
12-16 January 2015
Adam Mielczarek is a research fellow in the Department of Social Structures of the Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. He completed his PhD on rank-and-file activists of anticommunist opposition in Poland in the eighties, in the Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw. His research interests include social movements and memory studies. He is currently working on a project “Opposition – Solidarity – Underground. An Attempt to Theorise the Oppositional Social Movements of the Last Decade of Communist Poland”. In the University of British Columbia he worked on historical consciousness that emerged from the experience of participation in the great and long-lasting social movement.