Joanna Tokarska-Bakir

was born in Warsaw (Poland) in 1958. She is a researcher at the Institute for Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw.


Poland as the sick man of Europe?

Jedwabne, "post-memory" and historians

Joanna Tokarska-Bakir investigates the defence mechanisms triggered by the European past: on the one hand the Holocaust guilt-complex and on the other the language historians use to talk about it.

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