Irma Allen

is a Marie Curie ENHANCE ITN PhD Fellow at the Environmental Humanities Laboratory, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. She is British-Polish, and is doing her PhD research in Upper Silesia, Poland on living with coal, air pollution, breathing and toxic politics.


Cover for: Solidarity according to Polish women in 2017

Women have been playing a key role in the recent Polish protests. Irma Allen relates their stories and reports that, despite intimidation and social pressure, this time they won’t be silenced.