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University of Gdańsk PhD student wins PAHA award

Mgr Aleksandra Kurowska-Susdorf, a PhD doctoral student under Prof. Maria Mendel (at the PhD Pedagogy and Political Science course at the Faculty of Social Sciences, headed by Prof. Tomasz Szkudlarek), has received a prestigious award from the Polish-American Historical Association for her research (on Canadian Kashubians amongst others) presented at the Association’s annual  conference.

She is also due to take part in the next conference as a keynote speaker, representing the UG. Mgr Kurowska-Susdorf’s PhD thesis, formally approved by the Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences on 6 June 2013 is entitled "Miejsce śmierci w ponowoczesnym życiu. Edukacyjny potencjał kaszubskich rytuałów okołopogrzebowych" (“Position of Death in Post-Modern life. The Educational Potential of Kashubian Funerary Rituals”).

 

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