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Professor Izabela Grabowska (formerly published as Grabowska-Lusinska) is a sociologist and economist; Professor at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw (SWPS University); Elected Director of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School (330 PhD students, 3 faculties, 3 disciplines); Head of Youth Research Center of SWPS University (www.youth.swps.edu.pl); Senior Fellow at the Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw; Deputy Chair of IMISCOE Research Network Board of Directors and member of IMISCOE Executive Board; national expert of the European Commission in ESCO (Classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations); author of Movers and Stayers: Migration, Mobility and Skills (Lang 2016), co-author of the research monograph Migrants as Agents of Change (with Garapich, Jazwinska and Radziwinowiczowna, Palgrave Macmillan 2017) and co-editor of Mobility in Transition. Migration Patterns After EU Enlargement (Amsterdam University Press 2013). She led the project Diffusion of Culture Through Social Remittances between Poland and the United Kingdom funded by National Science Centre Poland in cooperation of University of Roehampton, London; now she leads the project on Peer-groups and migration at Youth Research Center of SWPS University (Education-to-domestic and- foreign labour market transitions of youth: The role of locality, peer group and new media; National Science Centre Poland, Programme Sonata Bis). She is active in building international research consortia.

Latest research monograph:

Grabowska I., Garapich M.P. Jazwinska E., Radziwinowicz A. (2017). Migrants as Agents of Change. Social Remittances in an Enlarged European Union, Basingstoke, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

The lecture of Professor Anne White at SWPS University

Migration affects people living in ‘sending countries’ in numerous, often barely noticed ways. It blends with other globalisation and Europeanisation influences to shape the lives of individuals in Warsaw and Wrocław as much as Polish small towns and villages. In her lecture on „The Impact of Migration on Poland: EU Mobility and Social Change”, Professor Anne White from the University College London will discuss how the transnational ties of individual Poles in Poland contribute to wider social change.

The lecture, organized by the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program at SWPS University, is part of the series The Challenges of the Humanities of the 21st Century. Learn more

The lecture will be conducted in English. Free admission.

DATE AND LOCATION
February 16, 2018 at 17.00

SWPS University
Chodakowska 19/31, Warsaw
Conference Room No.400, 4th Floor

The lecture is connected with the forthcoming research monograph:
White A., Grabowska I., Kaczmarczyk P., Slany K. (accepted for publication 2018/2019). The Impact of Migration on Poland: Mobility and Social Change, London: UCL Press.

Masterclass at the University of Sheffield (UK)

Izabela Grabowska will deliver a two-hour masterclass to PhD students and early career researchers entitled, “Interdisciplinary approach to complex policy issues: A case of migration-development nexus” on the afternoon of Thursday 19th April 2018 at the University of Sheffield (UK).

Learn more: http://mrg.group.shef.ac.uk/

Just released monograph!

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Grabowska I., Garapich M.P., Jazwinska E., Radziwinowicz A. (2017). Migrants as Agents of Change. Social remittances in an enlarged European Union, Basingstoke, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

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International Symposium Researching Young Lives

The body of knowledge on young people entering adulthood remains fragmented and requires systematization. There is insufficient data about social behaviors, personal and professional experiences, and life choices of young people. Therefore, we need more studies to understand these matters better. The International Symposium Researching Young Lives aims to provide practical information about tools for researching behaviors of young people entering adulthood.

Where: University SWPS, Warsaw, conference room on the fourth floor
When: Friday, 21 October 2016

Just released monograph!

Bez tytułuGrabowska I. (2016). Movers and Stayers: Social Mobility, Migration and Skills, Frankfurt Am Main: Peter Lang.

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Formats: EPUB, PDF, MOBI, Hardback

 

Forthcoming monograph:

Grabowska I., Garapich M.P., Jazwinska E., Radziwinowicz A. (2016). Migrants as Agents of Change. Social Remittances in an Enlarged European Union, Basingstoke, London: Palgrave Macmillan.