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I am Researcher at the Department of History and Civilization. Before coming to the EUI, I studied history and languages in Kraków, Jena, Gießen, and Berlin. In 2009, I graduated with distinction in history from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. During my studies, I worked at the Jagiellonian University Museum (Collegium Maius) while co-operating simultaneously with publishing houses. After my graduation, I absolved a European internship program at the Centre for Historical Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Berlin (CBH PAN). From 2009 until 2012, I was a Researcher and Teaching Assistant at the Justus Liebig University in Gießen. In 2015, I graduated with an MRes from the European UniversityInstitute. In 2016, I was a Visiting Researcher at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (liaison professor Nathalie Clayer) and concurrently teaching assistant at Sciences Po. In the winter semester 2017/2018, I visited the Harvard University.

I taught Polish history at the Justus Liebig University in Gießen (with Markus Krzoska) and Ottoman history at Sciences Po (with David Do Paço).

I am a member of the Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottoman, the Arbeitskreis Militärgeschichte e. V., the Premodern Diplomats Network, the Network for the New Diplomatic History, the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, the Platform of International Eastern European Studies, the Renaissance Society of America and the Microhistory Network.

In the free time, I visit summer schools in Turkish, and Ottoman Turkish, I cook and climb outdoors in remote locations.

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