Joanna Szwajcowska


A graduate of English Philology at the Łódź University and of Psychology at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. She received her Ph.D. in 1999 (Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute in Florence, Italy). From 2001 to 2006 she was a Vice-President of the Polish Institute in Rome. When she returned to Poland, she worked at the TR theatre in Warsaw. Next, she conducted a research study focusing on the cultural sector at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and at the National Cultural Centre. From 2010 to 2014 she was a Vice-President of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw. Currently she is the Deputy Director of the Department of Culture of the Capital City of Warsaw.