Professor Michał P. Garapich


VISITING SCHOLARS INFO

PROJECT TITLE / OBJECTIVE OF THE VISIT: Workshops for enhancing the competences of PhD students

DATES IN RESIDENCE: 20-24 of May 2024

FUNDING: Ster NAWA - „UR AN INTERNATIONAL PHD STUDENT”

ORCID: 0000-0003-0248-6780

E-mail: m.garapich@londonmet.ac.uk

SUPERVISOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF RZESZÓW: dr Joachim Popek, dr Tomasz Kosiek

 

Michał is an anthropologist, author and co-author of over 60 publications in English, Polish, French, Czech and German. He holds a PhD from Jagiellonian University, Kraków, supervised by Prof. Zdzisław Mach. After a PhD scholarship at the University of Padova, he lectured and conducted research at University of Surrey, and then at University of Roehampton. In 2023 he took the position of Professor of Sociology at the London Metropolitan University, at the School of Social Sciences and Professions.
Michał conducted research and wrote on migration from Poland, transnationalism, far-right, deathscapes, resistance, homelessness, diaspora, Roma, and intimate ethnography. His fieldwork experience involves Britain, Poland, Ukraine and Peru. He is the author of two monographs: London Polish Borders. Transnationalizing Class and Ethnicity among Polish migrants in London (Ibidem Verlag 2016) and Dzieci Kazimierza (Czarne 2019) for which he received the History Book of the Year Prize granted by Polityka. He also co-authored a monograph on migrants’ social remittances (Migrants as Agents of Change, Palgrave 2017; with Izabela Grabowska, Ewa Jaźwińska and Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna).