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Elżbieta Korolczuk


Elżbieta Korolczuk works at Södertörn University in Stockholm and American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. Her research interests include gender, social movements and civil society. She published numerous texts, e.g. on the women’s movement and its relation with neoliberalism, on new forms of citizenship, politicization of reproduction and anti-gender mobilization in Poland and abroad. She co-edited two books on motherhood and fatherhood in Poland and Russia and published two volumes on social movements and civil society in Central Eastern Europe. Most recent books include a monograph Mothers and daughters in contemporary Poland published by Universitas (2019), and a volume co-authored with Beata Kowalska, Jennifer Ramme and Claudia Snochowska-Gonzalez, Women’s Rebellion. Black Protests and Women’s Strikes, published by European Solidarity Centre in 2019 (both in Polish). Elżbieta Korolczuk is also commentator and women’s and human rights activist. For over a decade she was engaged in an informal feminist group Women’s 8 of March Alliance organizing yearly feminist manifestations on the 8th of March. Currently, she is engaged in the activities of the Association “For Our Children” fighting for the changes in the Polish child support system, serves as a board member of “Akcja Demokracja” Foundation and is a member of the Warsaw Women’s Council.


Updated February 2021