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Rafal Smoczynski

Rafal Smoczynski (Poland 2019) is a sociologist, he received his Ph.D. and habilitation from Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. His research interest focuses on social control, migration, sociology of religion, social theory, sociology of markets.

His publications were included in e.g. Oxford University Press, de Gruyter, Ethnic and Racial Studies, East European Politics and Societies and Cultures, Czech Sociological Review, Polish Sociological Review. He was involved in research projects funded by e.g. EU 6FP, Research Council of Norway, DAAD, British Council, National Sciences Centre (Poland), Visegrad Fund, the Korea Foundation. He acted also as a visiting scholar at e.g. Monash University, London School of Economics, Bergen University, the University of Sheffield, Seoul National University, the University of Vienna.

Topic: Polish the anti-Central and Eastern European Migrant Moral Panic in the UK