Anna Kuchta

Jagiellonian University

Received Sylff fellowship in 2017
Current affiliation: Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilisations, Jagiellonian University in Kraków

Research projects:
- 2022/2023: Funding from National Programme for the Development of the Humanities (NPRH) for English translation and publication of the monograph Wobec postpamięci [Facing Postmemory].
- 2022/2023, The Role of International Tracing Service (ITS) in Shaping Collective Memory of the Holocaust (National Science Centre, MINIATURA 7).
- 2017/2018, Family relations and postmemory - analysis basing on Polish contemporary memoir literature (Jagiellonian University Funding for Young Scholars, DSC).

Anna Kuchta is a graduate of the Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilizations (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland), where she currently works as a lecturer and researcher. She is a recipient of The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship which resulted in a research project concerning Japanese literature at Kobe University (Japan) in May 2016 and a recipient of The Holocaust Research Institute (Royal Holloway, University of London) fellowship for participating in sixth Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilisation in 2022. In July 2019 she defended with honors her doctoral thesis focusing on postmemory in Polish contemporary literature. Her main research interests include postmemory, trauma and its transmission and tracing relations between literature and popular culture. She is a member of “The Polish Journal of Aesthetics” and “The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series” editorial boards.


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