Chair in Contemporary Political Transformations

The area of research interests

The transformation of the political systems of Central and East-Central European countries, with particular emphasis on former Yugoslavian countries and the political system of the Republic of Poland.

The transformation of political movements and the relationship between religion and politics in the contemporary world.

Polish political system after 1989, political and economic transformation in Poland, Polish party system, comparative analysis of Polish parliamentary system, the judiciary as an element of the political system.

Contact details

Address of the Chair: ul Mickiewicza 3/ room No. 319
e-mail: ewa.bujwid-kurek@uj.edu.pl

Head of the Chair: prof. Ewa Bujwid-Kurek, PhD

 

Position: professor

Research interests:

Main areas of research interest focus on contemporary problems of East-Central European countries, with particular emphasis on former Yugoslavian countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo).

 

Bożena Bankowicz, PhD

Position: assistant professor

 

Research interests:

 

Political scientist, a graduate of political science at the Jagiellonian University, doctor of humanities in the field of political science, her areas of academic interest focus on contemporary political history, political movements and ideas and issues connected with the relationship between religion and politics.

 

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Jacek Sokołowski, PhD

Head of the Centre for Quantitative Research in Political Science JU

 

Position: assistant professor

 

Research interests:

 

Born in 1975, in 2000 graduated in Law at the Jagiellonian University, in 2005 obtained his doctorate degree from Heidelberg University and has been working both as a lawyer and as an academic ever since. Interests: law-making processes from an empirical perspective, behavioural patterns of parliamentary groups the judiciary as an element of the political system. The author of, among other things, Wybrane aspekty funkcjonowanie Sejmu w latach 1997-2007 and a co-creator of ISQAL database system for the quantitative analysis of parliamentary activity.

 

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