Urban Cultures in (Post)Colonial Central Europe (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press 2010)


Peer reviewed articles and book chapters

  • “A sense of dis/order: Urban orientations and migration.” Cities of the South/Cities of the North. Eds. Kerry Bystrom, Ashleigh Harris and Andrew Webber. London: Routledge. Forthcoming.
  • “Free to be? Negotiating migrant motherhood in urban contexts.” Families, Relationships and Societies. Under review.
  •  “Tacit Differences, Ethnicity and Neoliberalism.” Gender, Place and Culture. Forthcoming 2017. (with Magdalena Nowicka)
  • “Other mothers: Encountering in/visible femininities in migration and urban contexts.” Feminist Review 117. Forthcoming 2017.
  • "Making sense of absence. Tsai Ming-liang's cinematic portrayel of cities". CITY: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 19 (6): 837-856.
  • "Fieldwork and Fashion: Gendered and Classed Performances in Research Sites." In: Forum: Qualitative Social Research 16 (2), 2015.
  • "The Ballerina and the Blue Bra: Femininity in Recent Revolutionary Iconography." View: Theories and Practices of Visual Culture 5 (2014).
  • "Hip-Hop Representations of Urban Stillness: The Case of Poznan, Poland." CITY: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 3 (2014).
  • "Urbanities of Budapest and Prague as Communicated in New Municipal Media." Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies. Ed. Louise O. Vasvári and Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek. West Lafayette: Purdue UP, 2011. 320-31.
  • "Mapping Migration and Urban Identities in Second Cities." Mapping the World, Culture, and Bordercrossing. Ed. Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and I-Chun Wang. Kaohsiung: National Sun Yat-sen U, Humanities and Social Sciences Series, 2010. 139-49.
  • "The Making of (Post)colonial Cities in Central Europe." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 12.1 (2010).
  • "Disposable and Usable Pasts in Central European Cities." Culture Unbound 1 (2009).
  • "(Post)kolonialne miasta Europy Środkowej" ("Post)Colonial Cities of Central Europe"). Porównania 6 (2009): 135-47.
  • "Intermediality and Cyber Virtualities of Central European Cities." Real and Virtual Cities: Intertextual and Intermedial Mindscapes. Ed. Asun Asunción López-Varela Azcaráte and Mariana Net. Bucharest: Editura Univers Enciclopedic, 2009. 141-58. With Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek.
  • "Berlin and Warsaw as Brands." Weimarpolis 1 (2009).
  • "Miasto pomiędzy. Berlin w filmie po 1989 roku" ("A City In-Between: Berlin in Post-1989 Film"). Przeszłość w kinie Europy Środkowej i Wschodniej po 1989 roku. Ed. Bogusław Bakuła and Monika Talarczyk-Gubała. Pozna!: Wydawnictwo WIS, 2008. 201-11.

Book reviews and other articles

Academic translations

  • Goldfarb, Jeffrey C. Reinventing Political Culture: The Power of Culture versus the Culture of Power [Odnowa kultury politycznej: siła kultury kontra kultura władzy]. Gdansk: European Solidarity Center, 2012.

Academic blog entries

Conference papers and invited lectures (since 2009)

  •  “Visual Languages in Contemporary Protest Movements” (working title), keynote lecture, European Humanities University, Vilnius, May 2017.
  •  “Revolution Girl Style Now? Notes on the Language of Prefigurative Politics,” conference paper, Reimagining Civil Society, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, March 2017.
  •  “In/visibility, Diversity, and Difference in European Cities,” Nation and State Conference, Bard College, New York, February 2017.
  •  “Making something out of nothing: Inspirations for image-driven focus group interviews,” invited presentation, Convivial Tools for Research and Practice Workshop, UCL, London, November 2016.
  •  “Visualizing shifting values: mothering, migration, and stuff,” Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, September 2016.
  •  “Visualizing the migrant experience through creative collaborations,” invited talk, Creative Methods in Migration research – a workshop organized by The Open University’s Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance and the Migration Museum in London, June 2016.
  •  “In/visible femininities and whiteness,” conference paper, New Urban Multicultures: Conviviality and Racism, Goldsmiths, University of London, May 2016.
  •  “Unraveling Urban Rhythms in the Migrant Experience: Polish Women in Berlin and Munich,” with Magdalena Nowicka, invited lecture, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, April 2016.
  •  “Invisibility of Immigrant Mothers in the City,” workshop presentation, In/visibility and Difference: A Visual Methods Workshop, Berlin, December 2015.
  • “In/visible Femininities in Migration and Urban Contexts,” invited lecture, University of Ljubljana, Graduate School of Cultural Studies, November 2015.
  • “Leaving the Post? Women’s Migration from Poland after 2004,” invited talk, “Women in Transition - A Neglected Problem?” conference, BrunoKreisky Forum, Vienna, October 2015.
  • “‘Later It Comes Back to Me’: Transnational Movements of Objects Related to Child Rearing,” conference paper, 12th IMISCOE Annual Conference “Rights, Democracy and Migration - Challenges and Opportunities,” Geneva, June 2015.
  • “Performing Immigrant Motherhood in Super-diverse Urban Contexts,” conference paper, “Motherhood and Culture - Identity, Diversity, and Values,” Maynooth University, June 2015.
  • "The Self and the Hood: Researching Local and Transnational Identities,” invited workshop presentation, Cardiff University, May 2015.
  • "Observing everyday diver/cities: comparing Polish migrants’ perceptions of urban life in the UK and Germany,” conference paper, “Polish Migrants’ Experience of Life in the UK since 2004,’ University College London, April 2015.
  • “Girlification of Revolutionary Iconography,” workshop presentation, Digital and Visual Cultures in Liberal Arts, Bard College Network Meeting, Istanbul, March 2015.
  • “Immigrant Mothers and Cultural Memory in Berlin,” invited lecture, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, December 2014.
  • "Immigrant Mothers as Agents of Change: The Power of Small Things," Migrant Mothers Caring for the Future: Creative Interventions in Making New Citizens, international conference, London South Bank University/The Open University, September 2014.
  • "Displaying Migrant Motherhood and Urban Superdiversity," Superdiversity: theory, method and practice in an era of change, international conference, University of Birmingham, June 2014.
  • "Matka Polka Beyond Poland," invited lecture, Polish Institute, Vienna, April 2014.
  • "Girlification of Revolutionary Iconography," EURIAS Fellows Meeting, Helsinki, April 2014.
  • "Immigrant Mothers As Agents of Change: Beyond Activism," invited lecture, What Europe?, international conference, ICI Berlin, March 2014.
  • "Women In Recent Revolutionary Iconography," Junior Visiting Fellows Conference, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, December 2013.
  • "The Master Plan and Cultural Memory: The Case of Berlin's Museum Island," Cultural Memory Conference, Center for Culture and Cultural Studies, Skopje, September 2013. (with Rebecca Dolgoy)
  • "The Posted City?: Theorizing Postsocialist Cities and Cities of the Global South," RC21 International Conference: Resourceful Cities, Humboldt University, Berlin, August 2013.
  • "Navigating Urban Stillness," Ethnographische Stadtforschung: Ansätze, Herausforderungen, Nutzen, workshop, IRS Erkner, May 2013.
  • "Disposable Pasts and Usable Pasts in Post-1989 Warsaw and Berlin," Histories, Societies, Spaces of Dialogue, international conference, Wroclaw University, May 2013.
  • "Taxonomy of Berlin Immigration: Insufficiency of Language?" invited lecture, ECLA of Bard, Berlin, April 2013.
  • "Posted: The Abundance of 'Post' Labels and Approaches to Central and Eastern European Cultures," Still Postsocialism? Cultural Memory and Social Transformations, Kazan Federal University, April 2013.
  • "Turkish Immigrants in Kreuzberg: A History," invited lecture for graduate students from National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Department of Geography, March 2013.
  • "Urban Narratives: A Comparative Perspective," invited lecture, CUNY Queens College, October 2012.
  • "Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and Urban Identity Formation in Eastern European Cities, 1900 to the present," invited panel moderation, Urban History Association Conference, Columbia University, October 2012.
  • "Dominant Urban Narratives in Berlin and Warsaw," invited lecture, CUNY and HU Summer School 2012, Georg Simmel Center, Humboldt University, Berlin, June 2012.
  • "Colonial Memory in the (Post)colonial Cities of Central Europe," Re-evaluating the Postcolonial City:Production, Reconstruction, Representation, international conference, University of Leeds, February 2012.
  • "The Making of (Post)Colonial Cities in Central Europe: The Case of Warsaw," invited lecture, Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Urban and Regional Sociology, November 2011.
  • "Warsaw as a (Post)Colonial City," Capital Cities in Transformation: Spaces, Actors, and Transfers, workshop, Humboldt University Berlin, September 2011.
  • "Communication of Port Cities' Urban Identities," Port City Networks: The Interdependencies of Global Shipping Networks and Urban Transformation of Port Cities, international conference, HafenCity University Hamburg, August 2011.
  • "Cultural Memory in Central European Cities," Cultural Space and Identity in a Post-Socialist Context, international conference, Univeristy of Ljubljana, September 2010.
  • "Anonymous Interiors: The Taiwanese City in Tsai Ming-liang's Films," Megacities und Film: Südostasien auf der Leinwand, international conference, Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, January 2010.
  • "Port Cities as Second Cities, Urban Identities, and Migration," Mapping the World: Migration and Bordercrossing, international conference, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, October 2009.
  • "Intermediality and Cyber Visualities of Central European Cities," Actual and Virtual Cities: Intertextuality and Intermediality / Cités réelles. Cités virtuelles (intertextualité et intermédialité), International Summer School for Semiotic Studies: Pan-European Culture Heritage in the Global World, Imatra, Finland, June 2009.With Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek.
  • "Intermediality and Central European Urbanities," Culture, Intermedialities, and Education, Annual Conference of the American Comparative Literature Association 2009, international conference, Harvard University, March 2009.