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Graduate School welcomes Mikołaj Szołtysek as Guest Researcher


The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. habil. Mikolaj Szoltysek as Visiting Research Fellow in Regensburg in November 2017.

Since 2014, Szoltysek has been Senior Researcher of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology's Department ‘Resilience and Transformation in Eurasia’ in Halle (Saale). Earlier he was Deputy Head of the Historical Demography Working Group at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock. From January 2018 he will hold a Marie Curie Fellowship at the University of Warsaw.

With "Mosaic", Szołtysek co-founded one of the largest data infrastructure projects in the field of historical demography, helping to study historical family structures in Europe.

During his stay at the Graduate School in Regensburg in November, the historian will devote his new research project to historical family structures. On Monday, November 20, 2017 Szoltysek will present his project in a session of the lecture series "Forum".