Regional Liaison: Magdalena Góralska, University of Warsaw, m.h.goralska [@] uw.edu.pl
Last updated: November 2020

University Programs

University of Warsaw
Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
Center for Anthropology of Medicine and the Body
Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology (B.A, M.A., Ph.D.)
Contact for Medical Anthropology: prof. Magdalena Radkowska-Walkowicz

Adam Mickiewicz University
Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology
Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology (B.A, M.A., Ph.D.)
Contact for Medical Anthropology: prof. Danuta Penkala-Gawęcka, prof. Izabella Main

University of Łódź
Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology (B.A, M.A., Ph.D.)
Contact for Medical Anthropology: prof. Inga Kuźma, dr Monika Kujawska

[This list consists only of universities that teach medical anthropology on regular basis. It does not include other anthropological institutes and research centres in the country, nor institutions teaching the sociology of medicine or STS].

Research Groups

Center for Anthropology of Medicine and the Body
University of Warsaw, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology

Rare Disease Social Research Center
Polish Academy of Sciences

(SOME) Research PROJECTS

Catholicisation of Reproduction, Reproduction of Catholicism. Activism and Intimacy in Poland after 1930’s till Today, 2019-2023
Contact: prof. Agnieszka Kościańska, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Center for Theory and the Studies of Contemporary Cultural Practices, University of Warsaw

Anthropology of Rare Diseases. A Study of the Baltic Sea Region, 2018-2023
Contact: prof. Małgorzata Rajtar, Rare Disease Social Research Center, the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

Local Knowledge about the Use of Healing and Edible Plants in South America – Intercultural Comparative Studies, 2019-2022
Contact: dr Monika Kujawska, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Łódź

Rare Metabolic Diseases – an Anthropological Study, 2019-2020
Contact: mgr Anna Maria Chowaniec-Rylke, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthroplogy, Center for Medical Anthropology and the Body, University of Warsaw

Turner’s Syndrome – Patterns of Socialization and Management of Physicality in the Situation of a Chronic Disease. Interdisciplinary Approach, 2016-2019
Contact: prof. Magdalena Radkowska-Walkowicz, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthroplogy, Center for Medical Anthropology and the Body, University of Warsaw