Full professor of literary studies, who works at the Institute of Applied Polish Studies (IPS), Faculty of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw. She writes books devoted especially to the Polish Enlightenment and the Great Emigration i.a. Kantorbery Tymowski: Poezje zebrane. Biblioteka Pisarzy Polskiego Oświecenia (2006), Hipolit Klimaszewski. Nieznana karta z dziejów wielkiej emigracji (2012), Twoja śmierć Początki dziennika intymnego w Polsce na przełomie XVIII i XIX wieku. Antoni Ostrowski „Życie najlepszej żony opisane przez czułego jej małżonka dla kochanych dzieci” oraz „Dziennik moich uczuciów, czyli elegia serca” (2012), Inna literatura: Na Pragę nie wrócę (2014).
Professor of social and cultural history of the XVIII/XIX centuries as well as women’s history. She works at Institute of History of the University of Warsaw, and is acting Head of the Department of the XIXth Century. Moreover, she is a member of the Editorial Board of Przegląd Historyczny (Historical Review).
Philosopher, philologist, translator, associate professor in Institute of Philosophy, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, supervisor of Postgraduate Studies in Gender, research visiting fellow at the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies at Trinity College in Dublin. Her work centers on: gender problem in science and culture, feminist philosophy of science, and science and technology studies, problem of subjectivity, femininity and body in contemporary philosophy. Her recent publications include: Kobiety w nauce. Problem płci we współczesnej filozofii nauki i w praktyce badawczej (Warszawa, 2013), edition of Studia nad nauką oraz technologią. Wybór tekstów (with Ewa Bińczyk, Toruń 2014) and Horyzonty konstruktywizmu. Inspiracje, perspektywy, przyszłość (with Ewa Bińczyk and Janusz Grygieńć, Toruń 2015); Przemilczane i zapomniane. O zjawisku Matyldy, czyli systemowym umniejszaniu roli kobiet w nauce („Ethos” 2016/29 (1)); The Human Dream of Power. The Portrait of Science as a Conceptual Heritage of the Modern Era („AVANT”, Vol. VI, No. 1/2015); Czy nauka i technologia nie lubią kobiet? O interwencjach feministycznej filozofii nauki na podstawie przypadków Barbary McClintock i Rosalind Franklin, „Kultura Współczesna” (2014/1(81))
Associate Professor of English and Gender Studies, Dept. of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University. Founding member of the Women and Memory Forum – an independent feminist research centre in Cairo. Teaches courses in women’s writing, autobiography, gender and translation at Cairo University. Coordinates the Translating Gender project at the Women and Memory Forum. Research interests and publications, in both Arabic and English, are in the areas of Women’s Writing; Feminist Literary Theory, Autobiography Theory; Cultural Studies; Translation Studies; and the Egyptian Feminist Movement.
Ph.D. Theatrologist, specialist of cultural studies, who graduated the Theatre Academy in Warsaw and Doctoral Studies at the Institute of Polish Culture, University of Warsaw, where she currently works. Co-author of textbooks: Antropologia widowisk (2005, 2011), Antropologia ciała (2008), and books: Obyczaje polskie. Wiek XX w krótkich hasłach (2008) and Szpakowska. Outsiderka (2013); co-editor of the series Dromena and Poetyka kulturowa teatru. The author of: Sztandar ze spódnicy. Zapolska i Nałkowska o kobiecym doświadczeniu ciała (2005) and Niech się pan nie wyteatrza! Auschwitz w twórczości Mariana Pankowskiego (in print). She participated in the project „HyPaTia. History of Polish Theatre. Feminist research Project”. She is recently working on women’s history in Polish theater and the theater as a medium of remembrance.
Paper abstract: Sroka-złodziejka w teatrze
A Lebanese poet, translator, journalist and women’s rights activist, who has been selected as one of the world’s 100 most powerful Arab women for three years in a row by Arabian Business Magazine (she came in position 36 in 2016), for her cultural and social activism. She is founder of Jasad, a quarterly Arabic-language magazine.
She has already published several poetry collections, widely acclaimed by critics. Her books have been translated to many languages and published abroad.
Paper abstract: What are the challenge that an Arab woman writer faces today?
A philosopher; an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw where she is a part of a research group on philosophical aspects of psychoanalysis and gender studies; a board member of the Polish Phenomenological Association; a lecturer at the postgraduate Gender Studies at the Institute of Philosophy of the Nicolaus Copernicus University. She is the author of a book entitled Of a Woman Who Comes to Mind. Woman as a Figure of Otherness in The Concept of Subject of Emmanuel Lévinas published in Polish (2007). Her interests lie primarily in the fields of Subject and Identity, especially in the context of feminist theories and phenomenology. She is engaged in the project „Issues in contemporary phenomenology” (2012-2017) under „The National Program for the Development of Humanities” in which she is responsible for a part: „Phenomenology and Feminism”.
Paper abstract: How to Speak About Woman? Feminist Issue With Feminine Identity?
She is a British-Chinese author, journalist and activist. Her first book, The Good Women of China, was published in 2002, sold in over thirty languages and became an international bestseller. She has written one novel, Miss Chopsticks, and four other non-fiction books: Sky Burial, China Witness, Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother and Buy Me the Sky (2015). Her next book will be Talking Love, an extraordinary exploration of the unprecedented changes of the past century in China through the love stories of four generations of one Beijing family. She writes in Mandarin, but is based in London.
Paper abstract: Chinese woman in today’s China