Tomasz Zarycki (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Sociologist, professor and director of the Institute of Social Studies, Warsaw University. Specializes in the sociology of politics, culture and knowledge, critical theory, discourse analysis and social geography. Author of books "Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe" (2014), "Peripheries. New approaches to centre-periphery relations" (2009), "Cultural Capital. The Intelligentsia in Poland and Russia" (2008) and "Region as a Context of Political Behavior" (2002).