Marcin Wodzinski#

Marcin Wodzinski
Membership Number:6174
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:POLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - present Professor, Jewish Studies, University of Wrocław
  • 2006 - 2010 Associate Professor, Jewish Studies, University of Wrocław
  • 2006 - 2014 Historical consultant and senior historian, Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2009 - Fellow at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania (spring semester)
  • 2007 - 2008 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (year)
  • 2000 - 2001 Fellow of the Yad Ha-Nadiv Beracha Foundation, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (year)
  • 1996 - 1998 Lecturer, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China

Fields of Scholarship
  • Jewish studies
  • Social history
  • Hasidism, Jewish Enlightenment, and social history of East European Jews
  • East European history
  • Digital humanities
  • Historical geography

Honours and Awards
  • 2021 Member of the Polish Academy of Science
  • 2020 Polityka award for the historical book of the year
  • 2019 National Jewish Book Award in category Scholarship for the Historical Atlas of Hasidism. The Financial Times put the atlas on its list of the 14 most important books of the year 2018.
  • 2019 Award of the Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • 2015 Medal of honour for contribution to Polish culture awarded by the minister of Culture, Poland
  • 2011 Jan Karski and Pola Nirenska Prize for contribution to Jewish studies, awarded by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York
  • 2008 Łukasz Hirszowicz Award for contribution to the development of Jewish Studies

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