Dr Katarzyna Nowak is a historian specialising in cultural and social history of the early Cold War and the author of Kingdom of Barracks: Polish Displaced Persons in Allied-Occupied Germany and Austria.

She is currently working on her book project Knocking on the Vatican’s Gates. Refugees, the Holy See, and the Spectre of Communism, 1945-1958  as a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Vienna.

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Email: katarzyna.nowak(at)univie.ac.at

Selected work

Book: Kingdom of Barracks. Polish Displaced Persons in Allied-occupied Germany and Austria, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2023.

Co-authored article: "What is refugee history, now?" in Journal of Global History.

Conference: Remaking the World.

contact: katarzyna.nowak[at]univie.ac.at