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Katarzyna Majbroda

Katarzyna Majbroda

Bio: dr hab. Katarzyna Majbroda, prof. UWr – is a literary theorist, socio-cultural anthropologist. Professor at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Wroclaw; vice president of the Polish Ethnological Society. She works on theories and methodologies of humanities and social sciences, environmental studies, anthropology of energy and environment, critical posthumanism, opening education. Author of the books: Feminist Criticism of Literature in Poland after 1989. Text, Discourse, Knowledge from a Different Perspective (2012); Clifford Geertz’s Interpretive Anthropology: Between Text, Experience and Theory (2016); In Relationships, Networks, Weaves of Assemblages. The Imagination of Socio-Cultural Anthropology on the Face of the Contemporary (2019). Co-author of the book Nation at School. History and Nationalism in Polish Education (2019), editor of the book Transrelational Ethnography. Knowledge and Praxis in The World of Humans and Non-Human Beings (2021). Currently, she is conducting fieldwork surrounding the Turów mining and power complex in Lower Silesia, focusing on local ways of experiencing the energy transition in socio-cultural, affective, environmental and economic contexts.