Short CV/Education and training

  • 2003
    MA, Philosophy

  • 2004
    MA, Law

Selected publications


  • Sociology in Poland: To Be Continued?, Palgrave 2016 (Palgrave Pivot), 98 p.

  • Piąty wymiar. Socjologia Wiedzy Norberta Eliasa, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa UW 2016 [The Fifth Dimension. Norbert Elias’s Sociology of Knowledge], 272 p.

  • A Global Community of Self-Defense. Norbert Elias on Normativity, Culture, And Involvement, Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann 2015, 208 p.

  • Samotność długodystansowca. Na obrzeżach socjologii Norberta Eliasa, Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN 2013, 291 p. [Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner. On the Margins of Norbert Elias’s Sociology]

  • Konserwatywna utopia kapitalizmu. Etyczne iluzje międzywojennego kupiectwa, Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN 2012, 287 s. [Conservative Utopia of Capitalism. Ethical Illusions of Interwar Merchants]

Selected recent articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • (with Filipe Carreira da Silva) On the pragmatics of social theory. The case of Elias's 'The Process of Civilization'. "Journal of the History of Behavioral Sciences", Fall 2016 [forthcoming].

  • (with Maciej Komornik) Die PiS und das Recht, "Osteuropa" 66. Jg., 1–2/2016, p. 79–93.

  • Balansując na marginesach. O strategii intelektualnej Norberta Eliasa, "Kultura i Społeczeństwo" 1/2015, p. 3-26. [Balancing on the margins. On the intellectual strategy of Norbert Elias]

  • The Polish Constitutional Crisis 2015–16: A Figurational Perspective, "Human Figurations" Vol. 5, Issue 2, July 2016, Permalink:

  • Złożoność nie do udźwignięcia: utopie jedności, utopie różnicy, "Studia Socjologiczne" 2013, Issue 4, p. 19–35. [Unbearable complexity: Utopias of Unity, Utopias of Difference]

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "Max Weber w teorii postkolonialnej: przypadek polski" [Max Weber in post-colonial theory: the case of Poland] (Polish National Science Centre grant number 2014/13/B/HS6/03741), 2015 – 2017

  • "Socjologia wiedzy Norberta Eliasa" [Norbert Elias's sociology of knowledge], grant leader: Marta Bucholc (Polish National Science Centre grant number 2011/01/D/HS6/03281), 2012 – 2014

  • "Trajektorie polskiej humanistyki" [Trajectories of Polish humanities], grant leader: Prof. Paweł Śpiewak (Polish Ministry of Science grant number N N116 093539), 2010 – 2011

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German Sociological Association

  • President of the Jury of Polish Sociological Association Prize for the Best Sociological Translation

  • Member of the Jury of the Young Scholars Prize of the ISA RCHS

  • Advisory Editorial Board of Law and Society Review

  • International Sociological Association

  • Polish Sociological Association (Member of the Managing Board of the Section of History of Sociology)

  • European Sociological Association

  • Editorial Board of Studia Socjologiczne

  • Editorial Board of Przegląd Humanistyczny

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, two sons


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