Slawomir Kapralski

Center for Social Studies, Graduate School for Social Research Warsaw
Biography and/or project

Dr. Sławomir Kapralski, sociologist and social anthropologist, for thirteen years associated with the Central European University in its three campuses: Prague, Warsaw, and Budapest. At present he is a Lecturer at the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Since the end of 1980s he has been involved in various research activities and educational initiatives in the field of Polish-Jewish relations and among Roma communities of East/Central Europe. His research interests focus on nationalism, ethnicity and identity, collective memory, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and the problems of Roma history. He is a member of the Gypsy Lore Society, of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, and of the European Association for the Holocaust Studies.