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Dr. Magdalena Górczyńska
Department of Urban and Population Studies
Office 322
Phone +48 226978825
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Education

  • 2008-2012 – postgraduate doctoral studies in École Doctorale de Géographie de Paris, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1)
  • 2006-2012 – postgraduate doctoral studies in the Institute of Geography and Spatial Development PAS
  • 2003-2006 – Master degree studies: University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies – specialization: socio-economic geography (master’s thesis entitled Tourism as an element of city revitalization policy as exemplified by Płock and Cork)
  • 2003-2005 – Master degree studies: University of Warsaw, Institute of Americas and Europe (Centre for European Regional and Local Studies) – specialization: spatial economy (master’s thesis entitled  Revitalization of housing resources in Warsaw as exemplified by Warsaw housing developments Wrzeciono and Ursynów Północny)2000-2003 – Bachelor degree studies: University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, (bachelor dissertation entitled Carbon dioxide emission and the world’s GDP)

Academic career and degrees

since 2011 - Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

  • 2012 – PhD in Earth Sciences in geography (doctoral dissertation entitled Changes in social and spatial differentiation of selected Warsaw quarters and Paris agglomeration: dynamics and actors)

Research interests

  • Revitalization of urban space
  • Evolution of functional city structure
  • Evolution of socio-spatial structures
  • Urban policy and urban management
  • Housing policy
  • Urban tourism

Awards and distinctions

  • 2014 – laureate of the Foundation for Social Science in France, in the competition Ville et logement: dynamiques des inégalités spatiales et politiques publiques
  • 2011 – Award for taking the 2nd  place in the posters’ competition at the Forum des Doctorants w Institut de Géographie (Université Paris 1) for a poster: "Quelle mixité sociale dans le XIVème arrondissement de Paris?"
  • 2009 – The Mazovia Doctoral Scholarship granted by the Marshal Office under the framework of the Integrated Operating Programme of Regional Development, Action 2.6 “Regional Innovative Strategies and Knowledge Transfer”

Selected publications

Other activities

Research training programs and scholarships abroad

  • 2009-2011 – Scholarship for doctoral students that are involved in writing PhD dissertation in the co-promotorship system (the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institut de Géographie, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris)
  • 2009-2011 – Scholarship for doctoral students that are involved in writing PhD dissertation in the co-promotorship system (Cotutelle internationale SETCI), Region Ile-de-France, supporting collaboration between partner laboratories)
  • 2008 - research training program, France: Institut de Géographie, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris
  • 2007 – the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship, France: Institut de Géographie, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris

Participation in conferences and scientific seminars

  • 2016 – ENHR - Governance, territory and housing, 29.06-02.07.2016, Belfast, Northern Ireland (paper: Ownership structures and housing prices in Warsaw)
  • 2016 – Institute of Geography, Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Conflicts of urban transition in Central and Eastern Europe, 05.05.2016, Budapest, Hungary (paper: Housing market in Warsaw: pre-war buildings and private property restitution)
  • 2015 – Warsaw Regional Forum 2015 - Territorial uncertainty and vulnerability as a challenge for urban and regional policy, 14-17.10.2015, Warszawa (paper: Restitution process and real estate market in Warsaw)
  • 2015 – Warsaw Regional Forum 2015 - Territorial uncertainty and vulnerability as a challenge for urban and regional policy, 14-17.10.2015, Warszawa (paper: Intermediate social housing in France as an option for middle class? A case study of Grand Paris metropolitan area)
  • 2015 – Journées d’étude « jeunes chercheurs » sur le logement et l’habitat du Réseau Français "Recherche-Habitat-Logement", 25-26.06.2015, Tours, France, (paper: Quelle place pour le logement social intermédiaire au sein du parc de logements sociaux franciliens?)
  • 2015 – Journées d’étude « jeunes chercheurs » sur le logement et l’habitat du Réseau Français "Recherche-Habitat-Logement", 25-26.06.2015, Tours, France, (paper: L'habitat d'avant-guerre comme révélateur du statut social à Varsovie?) co-author C. Bouloc
  • 2014 – IGU Regional Conference, 18-22.08.2014, Cracow (paper: Towards social upgrading: conceptualization of social change in the post-socialist city (the case of Warsaw, Poland)
  • 2014 – 2e Journée des Sciences Sociales : Ville et logement: dynamiques des inégalités spatiales et politiques publiques, 12.12.2014, Paris, France (paper : Les effets spatiaux des politiques du logement : une comparaison franco-polonaise)
  • 2013 – IV EUGEO Congress, 05-07.09.2013, Rzym, Włochy (paper: Universal or unique? Mechanisms and processes of social change in postsocialist cities (the case of Warsaw)
  • 2013 – AAG Annual Meeting, American Association of Geographers, 09-13.04.2013, Los Angeles, USA (paper: Changes in the social composition in pre-war housing in Warsaw)
  • 2012 – Journée d’études Jeunes Chercheurs Réseau Recherche Habitat-Logement REHAL, 22.11.2012, ENS de Lyon, Lyon, Francja (paper: Enjeux entre les acteurs publics et privés dans le secteur de l’habitat à Varsovie : le cas des immeubles revendiqués)
  • 2012 – AAG Annual Meeting, American Association of Geographers, 24-28.02.2012, New York (paper: What Perception of the East? Changes in the Image of the Eastern Part of Warsaw (Poland), co-author C. Bouloc)
  • 2012 – XXV Konwersatorium Wiedzy o Mieście, Procesy gentryfikacji kontra procesy wykluczenia społecznego w polskich miastach, Zakład Urbanizacji Przestrzeni Instytut Geografii Miast i Turyzmu, Uniwersytet Łódzki, 29-30.03.2012, Łódź (paper: Gentryfikacja, embourgeoisement czy redevelopment?)
  • 2011 – Les communautés fermées: entre innovation et fortification urbaines, Fondation Braillard Architectes, Université de Genève, Université de Lausanne, 08.04.2011, Genève (paper: Gated communities: sense of security versus spatial order)
  • 2009 - Journée Jeunes Chercheurs du Réseau Logement-Habitat, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires, UMR 5193 (CNRS – EHESS – UTM), Université Toulouse-Le Mirail, 13.11.2009, Toulouse (paper: Impact des politiques publiques sur les transformations de la structure sociale de quartiers d’habitation à Varsovie, Le cas d’une ville d’Europe centrale postsocialiste)
  • 2009 - New neighbourhoods in Europe (workshops), Institute for European Urban Studies, 03.11.2009, Weimar (paper: The impact of local policy on neighbourhoods in transition: two case studies from Central and Western Europe: Warsaw and Paris)
  • 2006 – Perception of the Contemporary Urban Space, University of Warsaw, (paper: Revitalization of urban space and a tourist image of city, as exemplified by Płock and Cork)

Publications

Books, reports | Articles, chapters, papers and others | Abstracts, reviews, notes | Documentation studies

Books, reports

Articles, chapters, papers and others

Abstracts, reviews, notes

  • Górczyńska Magdalena (rec.): A review of “Global gentrifications. Uneven development and displacement”, edited by Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales. - Urban Research & Practice 2016, 9, 1 - s. 103-104.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena: Restitution process and real estate market in Warsaw. [w]: Territorial uncertainty and vulnerability as a challenge for urban and regional policy. Warsaw Regional Forum 2015. Programme and Book of Abstracts. Ed. Piotr Siłka. Warszawa: IGiPZ PAN, Ministerstwo Infrastruktury i Rozwoju, 2015 - s. 27-28.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena: Intermediate social housing in France as an option for middle class? A case study of Grand Paris metropolitan area. [w]: Territorial uncertainty and vulnerability as a challenge for urban and regional policy. Warsaw Regional Forum 2015. Programme and Book of Abstracts. Ed. Piotr Siłka. Warszawa: IGiPZ PAN, Ministerstwo Infrastruktury i Rozwoju, 2015 - s. 45-46.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena (rec.): A Review of "The housing question, tensions, and continuities in the modern city", Edited by Edward Murphy and Najib B. Hourani. - International Journal of Housing Policy 2015, 15, 3 - s. 368-370.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena: Towards social upgrading: conceptualization of social change in the post - socialist city (the case of Warsaw, Poland). [w]: IGU 2014 Book of Abstracts. Cracow: IGU, 2014 - 1 s.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena: Zarządzanie obszarami miejskimi - komentarz do dokumentu Krajowej Polityki Miejskiej. - Magazyn Miasta 2014, 7 - 1 s.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena (rec.): Thōmas Maloutas, Kuniko Fujita, Residential Segregation in Comparative Perspective: Making Sense of Contextual Diversity. - European Spatial Research and Policy 2013, 20, 2 - s. 176-179.
  • Górczyńska Magdalena: Gentryfikacja: proces eklektyczny czy jednorodny?. [w]: Procesy gentryfikacji w mieście. Cz. I. XXV Konwersatorium Wiedzy o Mieście. Red. Jolanta Jakóbczyk-Gryszkiewicz. Łódź: Wydaw. UŁ, 2012 - s. 15-16.

Documentation studies

  • Górczyńska Magdalena: Konferencja naukowa "Rewitalizacja miast polskich - sytuacja wyjściowa, problemy, dylematy", Kraków, 18-20 IX 2008 r. - Przegl. Geogr. 2008, 80, z.4 - s. 639-641.