dr Wojciech Bedyński

Researcher

He graduated from the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Warsaw and Univestite Paris-IV (Sorbonne). As a recipient of the scholarship of the French government he studied at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris (EPHE) and was a fellow of the Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS). He also studied at Durham University in the UK.

For many years he conducted ethnographical field research on the memory of common live in the multicultural society of pre-war Galician shtetls. He has done several research fieldworks in Poland, Ukraine and Israel. Over the next few years, his research activity focused on cultural landscape of the Central and Eastern Europe (as the leader of the “Landscape as a factor in creating identity” project, 2011-2013).

He is interested in issues of identity, memory, landscape, sacral space, culture of the Celtic countries, history of Europe.

He is an enthusiast of travel, hill walking, diving and traditional music.

Selected publications