Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych, PhD

University of Warsaw, Poland

Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych, PhD, is a cultural anthropologist, hebraist, and sociologist. She graduated from the University of Warsaw with a degree in Inter-faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities, gained another degree from the Collegium Civitas, Warsaw. Her PhD (defended in January 2021) is devoted to the fate of the orphaned children in the Warsaw Ghetto. For many years Witkowska-Krych has worked at the research centre of the Museum of Warsaw. She is currently employed in the Institute of Polish Culture at the University of Warsaw and in the Jewish Historical Institute. She has published a number of academic and educational articles on the history and culture of the Polish Jews. She is the author of the 2019 book Mniej strachu. Ostatnie chwile z Januszem Korczakiem [Less fear. The last moments of Janusz Korczak], awarded with the KLIO prize for best historical books.

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