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Ph.D. Magdalena Kozłowska



Historian, cultural studies scholar, translator. Graduate of the Institute of Jewish Studies at the Jagiellonian University (2011) and the Institute of Near and Far East at the Jagiellonian University (2013). In 2015 she defended her PhD at the Faculty of History of the Jagiellonian University (nomination for the Józef Gierowski and Chony Shmeruk Prize). In 2015-2016, she was a postdoctoral assistant at the Institute of Near and Far East, Jagiellonian University. She is a member of the editorial team of the journal “In Geveb” and the board of the Polish Society for Yiddish Studies. She has published her works in “Cwiszn”, “Midrash”, “Znak” and “Kultura Liberalna”.

She is interested in the social history of Jews, mainly from the interwar period. He is currently conducting research on the image of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa in the interwar period.

Most important publications

Most important scholarly articles

  • “In Sunshine and Joy”? The Story of Medem Sanatorium in Miedzeszyn, „East European Politics and Societies” 28 (2014), 49-62


  • Wandering Jews: camping culture and Jewish socialist youth in interwar Poland, „Jewish Culture and History” 16 (2015), 242-253


  • East sees east: the image of Jews from Islamic countries in the Jewish discourse of interwar Poland, „Middle Eastern Studies” 54 (2018), 114-127


  • “Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”: Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models, „Aspasia” 14 (2020), 57-77

Current scholarly projects