The Middle East and Central Asia Unit was established in April 2018 within the Department of Political Studies. The research covers a region, which has it center in the Middle East and Central Asia, while reaching out farther to North Africa, Europe or Far East - as long as it focuses on local Muslim communities. The staff consists of three employees - two associate professor and one assistant professor. On this website we present our academic activities (also from the time before 2018), while some of our activity is available at the website of the Department of Political Studies. WHAT WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON:
- M. Krukowska is finishing her monograh on Siła chińskiego smoka. Zaangażowanie Chińskiej Republiki Ludowej w Afryce, which is supposed to be her habilitation thesis.
- J. Modrzejewska-Leśniewska is working on two monographs which will be published this year: III wojna afgańsko-brytyjska and Opium w Afganistanie.
- K. Górak-Sosnowska is carrying out her project Kontestowana tożsamość: społeczne funkcjonowanie polskich konwertytek na islam (2018-2021).