Piotr Wciślik

Piotr Wciślik

Piotr Wciślik

Piotr is an intellectual historian and digital humanist. He received his PhD summa cum laude from the Central European University in Budapest for a dissertation on unlicensed publishing in Poland under late socialism. He has published extensively on history of  dissident political thought and dissident media, including Thinking through Transition: Liberal Democracy, Authoritarian Pasts, and Intellectual History in East Central Europe After 1989, which he co-authored, and co-edited with Michal Kopeček. He serves as  deputy director of The Digital Humanities Centre at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences and as Grant Holder’s Scientific Representative in the COST Action New Exploratory Phase in Research on East European Cultures of Dissent (nep4dissent.eu). In both roles he promotes digital data curation methods for advanced research uses and their application in the study of intellectual and cultural history.