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Elzbieta Korolczuk

Elzbieta Korolczuk

PhD

Researcher

School of Culture and Education

Elzbieta Korolczuk, PhD Researcher School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University

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Elzbieta Korolczuk
Researcher
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
Flemingsberg

Elżbieta Korolczuk, PhD is a sociologist working at Södertörn University, Sweden. She also teaches at Gender Studies Centre at Warsaw University and the Institute for Advanced Study, Political Critique in Warsaw. Her research interests include social movements, civil society and gender (especially motherhood/fatherhood, assisted reproductive technologies and infertility). She conducted research on civil society, parental activism and social and legal implications of assisted reproduction in Poland, as well as conservative mobilization targeting gender equality and feminism. She co-edited (with Renata E. Hryciuk) two volumes in Polish: Farewell to the Polish Mother. Discourses, practices and representations of motherhood in contemporary Poland (2012) which explores ideologies, practices and representations of parenthood in Poland, and Dangerous liaisons. Motherhood, fatherhood and politics (2015) which focuses on the intersection between motherhood, fatherhood and politics in Poland and Russia. Most recent publications include the book Rebellious Parents. Parental Movements in Central-Eastern Europe and Russia co-edited with Katalin Fábián (Indiana University Press, 2017) and the volume Civil Society Revisited: Lessons from Poland co-edited with Kerstin Jacobsson (Berghahn Books, 2017). Since 2015 she is working in the project Gender and political cultures of knowledge in Poland, Sweden and Germany led by Teresa Kulawik, funded by OSS.