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Karol Jachymek

Ph.D. / Assistant Professor

 

Institute of Humanities
Vice-Dean for Student Affairs, Faculty of Humanities in Warsaw
Department of Cultural Studies

Profile

Culture and film expert. He specializes in education, youth culture, generational change, new media communication, lifestyle, and pop culture trends. He also researchers history of film in the context of changing social and cultural norms, body image, gender issues, and sexuality. He is also interested in all forms of pop culture.

He has been working at the Department of Cultural Studies of SWPS University in Warsaw since 2011. He is a co-initiator, coordinator, and a lecturer at SWPS University’s School of Ideas, an innovative program focused on designing social and business innovations.

He received a scholarship from the Polish Film Institute in 2013.

His book Film – ciało – historia. Kino polskie lat sześćdziesiątych [Film – body – history. Polish Cinema of the 1960s] was published in 2016.

As an educator and expert, he collaborates with numerous institutions, including the Center for Citizenship Education, the Children’s University Foundation, the New Horizons Association - an NGO devoted to film education, KinoSzkoła [CinemaSchool] - an interdiciplinary education program focused on media and social issues, Filmoteka Szkolna [School Film Archive] - a program aimed at introducing film elements to school curriculum, and the National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute, where he teaches classes, workshops and conducts training sessions for youth and adults, focused on media education, (pop) culture, film, as well as design thinking and social innovations.

At SWPS University, he lectures on film, pop culture, new media phenomena, and ongoing changes in social and cultural norms.



Related information on SWPS University website