Joanna Wawrzyniak is a senior researcher and Director of the Center for Research on Social Memory at the University of Warsaw. She is interested in developing memory studies at the intersection of sociology and history, as well as in exploring Eastern European memory processes in a global comparative framework. Her current projects include work on memories of socialism, neoliberal transformation, and deindustrialization in Poland and contributions to collaborative research on cultural heritage, museums, and memory processes in Eastern Europe, Western Europe and East and South Asia. She has published, among others, in Memory Studies, Contemporary European History, East European Politics and Societies and Polish Sociological Review. Her books in English include co-edited Memory and Change in Europe: Eastern Perspectives (Berghahn Books 2016); co-authored The Enemy on Display: The Second World War in Eastern European Museums (Berghahn Books 2015); and Veterans, Victims and Memory: The Politics of the Second World War in Communist Poland (Peter Lang 2015). Her more recent co-authored book in Polish is Cięcia. Mówiona historia transformacji (Cuts. Oral History of Post-Socialism, Wyd. Krytyka Polityczna, 2020). Her work was supported by grants of the European Commission, national agencies, and fellowships at several European universities.