Biography

Kamil Kartasiński (born 1992) is a PhD student at the Institute of History at the University of Silesia, an employee of the Museum in Gliwice, a publicist and a reviewer of books on historical internet portals. His research interests concerts around the oral history and modern history. Also interested in the history of World War II, the history of Germany in the years 1871-1945, and issues related to the teaching of history.

Author of the book “Boy from the Wehrmacht. Anders’s Solider” (Poznań 2018) concerning the issue of the service of Poles in the German armed forces during the Second World War. Co-author of the book “We were transported in cattle wagons” (Katowice 2015) concerning the deportation of inhabitants of Upper Silesia to the Soviet Union in 1945. Author of scientific articles, co-author of historical exhibitions, participant of nationwide and international research projects and grants. He cooperates with the Institute of National Remembrance and Haus der Deutsch-Polnischen Zusammenarbeit.

Kamil Kartasiński - biografia

Education

He graduated in history at the University of Silesia. In 2014, he received a bachelor’s degree for the work of “Zouaves of Death”. In 2016, he defended with a very good result, the master’s degree in “History of Katowice in the years 1914-1918 based on the chronicles of schools”. Both works were worked under the professor Dariusz Nawrot guidance. In 2016 he started doctoral studies, where under the supervision of assistant-professor Maciej Fic is preparing a doctoral dissertation on polish Sybiraks who emigrated to the USA after the Second World War.

Conducted university classes

Since 2017, he has been an academic teacher at the University of Silesia. He teaches history teaching.

Projects in progress

Gliwice opposition 1976-1989 ­– Museum in Gliwice

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