iASK, Polish Academy of Sciences
Weronika Grzebalska is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland and from September a Junior Researcher at the Polányi Centre at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Kőszeg, Hungary. Weronika’s work focuses on militarism, security, nationalism and right-wing politics seen from a gender perspective. Her PhD project explores the recent processes of societal militarization in Central Europe against the background of the broader crisis of neoliberal governmentality. In 2013, she published a book “Płeć powstania warszawskiego” [Gender of the Warsaw Uprising] which dealt with gender politics of armed resistance in WW2 Poland. Her work appeared in, among others, Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories (Routledge 2016) and Gender: War (Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks 2017). Since 2015, she has been researching illiberal politics and neo-conservative mobilizations, publishing popular pieces and commentaries in Visegrad Insight, The Conversation, Political Critique or Green European Journal. She is also a board member of the Polish Gender Studies Association and a member of FEPS Young Academics Network.