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Assoc. Prof.

Academic Profile

2007 – PhD degree in humanities, in the discipline: literary studies (Jagiellonian University)
2008 – promotion to the position of assistant professor at the Institute of Russia and Eastern Europe of the Jagiellonian University
2014 – habilitation degree in the field of humanities, in the discipline: cultural studies (University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw)
2016 – Head of the Department of Modern Russian Culture and Theory of Cultural Systems at the Institute of Russia and Eastern Europe
2017 – promotion to the position of associate professor, Jagiellonian University
2020 – Director of the Institute of Russia and Eastern Europe
I presented the results of my research at 21 international and 35 national conferences, as well as during meetings of scientific societies (2011, Österreichisch Akademie der Wiessenschaften/ Institut für Iranistik, Vienna/Austria), and at open lectures at foreign universities (2019, Heidelberg University, Germany), (2019, St. Petersburg State University, Russia).

I am a member of Societas Iranologica Europea (since 2011), the Polish Society of Cultural Studies (since 2011), Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Sudies (2020), the Commission for the Culture of the Slavs of the Polish Academy of Sciences (since 2012).

Sample Publications


Małgorzata Abassy, Aleksander Gribojedow. W poszukiwaniu granic imperium [Alexander Griboyedov. Search of the Borders of the Emipre], Kraków: Wydanictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2023.


Małgorzata Abassy, Modernizacja w cieniu Allaha. Współczesny Iran [Modernization in the Shadow of allh. Modern Iran], Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2019.



M. Abassy, The Iranian Intelligentsia and the Constitutional Revolution (w:) „Politeja”. Pismo Wydziału Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politycznych Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, red. B. Szlachta, Kraków 2008, nr 1 (10), s. 295-312.

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