Research Staff

Malwina BakalarskaResearcher in the Center for Studies on Non-European Countries PAS since 2007 r.


Specialization and research interests:

Sociology of Africa, research on time and work management in the African urban areas; middle class and consumption styles in Nigeria; Africans in Asia; intercultural communication.


Academic activity:

Since 2000 she has been dealing with interdisciplinary research and issues connected with time, especially focusing on its philosophical, social and cultural aspects. The second area of her interest is the region of the West African metropolis and the changes evoked by the cultural diffusion and new socio-economic models occurring there. She is the member of the editorial board of the „Hemispheres. Studies on Cultures and Societies” annual (published by IMOC PAS) as well as a member of the Polish Africanist Society, The International Association for Time Use Research (UK) as well as The International Society for the Study of Time (USA).

Currently she is working on a new research grant sponsored by the National Science Center of Poland entitled: “Africans in Asia. China and Malaysia as the new directions for Nigerian migration”.



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