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Ph.D. Łukasz Krzyżanowski


2007 Master of Arts (Jagiellonian University, Kraków), Master of Arts (University of Exeter, UK), 2015 PhD under supervision of Prof. Marcin Kula (Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw). Visiting scholar at the University of Oxford (2012, 2013, 2014–2015) and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem (2015). Postdoc at the Osteuropa-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin (2016–2018, POINT 2016 Exzellenzinitiative, Marie Curie Program). Assistant professor at the Historical Institute, University of Warsaw (2018); assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences (2018–2021). Scholar at the German Historical Institute in Warsaw (long-term scholarship 2021– ). Adjunct professor with supervisory rights at the Department of History, University of Ottawa (2021–).

From October 2021, assistant professor at the Department of 20th Century History, Faculty of History, University of Warsaw (Claims Conference University Partnership Holocaust Lecturer).

Research interests: Holocaust history; aftermath of the Holocaust in Poland; social history of German-occupied Poland and WWII; history of everyday life.

Most important publications

Most important scholarly articles

  • “Holocaust Survivors and the Restitution of Jewish Private Property in Two Polish Cities, 1945-1948,” in: Holocaust and Genocide Studies, vol. 35, issue 3, Winter 2021.


  • „’To było między pierwszą a drugą’. Zabójstwo Róży Berger podczas pogrom w Krakowie 11 sierpnia 1945 r.”, w: Zagłada Żydów. Studia i Materiały, tom 15, 2019.


  • „An Ordinary Polish Town: The Homecoming of Holocaust Survivors to Kalisz in the Immediate Aftermath of the War”, w: European History Quarterly, vol. 48(1), 2018.