Edyta Materka, Ph.D.

Books

In Production

Dystopia’s Provocateurs: Peasants, State, and Informality in the Polish-German Borderlands

Indiana University Press: Bloomington
Publication Date: October 2017

In Progress

Peasant Struggles in the Age of Disaster Capitalism

Education

2014

Ph.D. London School of Economics and Political Science

Human Geography and Urban Studies
Department of Geography and Environment

2008

B.A. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Women's and Gender Studies, Political Science

Professional Appointments

2014-2015

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

2013-2014

Visiting Scholar, Columbia University

Harriman Institute

2013-2014

Visiting Scholar, City University of New York

Center for Place, Culture and Politics

2009-2010

Visiting Scholar, Columbia University

East Central European Center

2009-2010

Visiting Scholar, Polish Academy of Social Sciences, Warsaw

2009-2010

Visiting Scholar, Collegium Civitas, Warsaw

Publications

Book Chapters and Entries

Forthcoming

"Kombinacja." Global Encyclopedia of Informality.

Edited by Alena Ledeneva and The International Board of the University College London School of Slavonic and East European Studies. Global Informality Project. UCL Press: London.

2013

"Handling public discontent: drawing some lessons from Pomeranian turmoil in local communities." Shale Gas in Europe.

Edited by Cécile Musialski and Matthais Altmann. Claeys & Casteels Publishing: Netherlands. pp. 393-416.

2009

"Women in 1848, Poland." The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present.

Edited by Immanuel Ness. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, England.

Refereed Journal Articles

2012

2012

"Poland's quiet revolution: the unfolding of shale gas exploration and its discontents in Pomerania." Central European Journal of International and Security Studies.

Energy Security Issue. Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 189-218.

2007

"This land is our land: local Thai women’s struggle for land and housing rights in post-tsunami Thailand." The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations.

Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 27-36.

Policy Blog Contributor

Magazine Publications

2013

"The frontier for sale: how the privatization of conservation is endangering fishing villages in northern Iceland." Bare Essentials: Seek Adventure, Save Wildlife.

September/October 2013 Issue. pp. 59-67.


Research Funding

2015-2016

Private Grant, New York.

2014-2015

Harriet Irsay Scholarship, American Institute of Polish Culture.

2011-2013

Geography and Environment Research Studentship, LSE.

2011-2012

Dissertation Writing Fellowship in East European Studies, American Council of Learned Studies.

2011-2011

Writer Grant, Vermont Studio Center.

2009-2010

Grant, Polonia Aid Foundation, London.

2009-2010

John Coffin Trust Grant, University of London.

2008-2011

M.Phil./Ph.D. Research Scholarship, LSE.

2007-2008

Jerome and Lorraine Aresty Undergraduate Research Scholarship, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Conference Presentations

2010

"Kombinacja and territoriality in socialist and postsocialist Poland." European Society for Rural Sociology, Instituto de Estudios Sociales Avanzados, Spain

2008

"This land is our land: local women's struggle for land and housing rights in post-tsunami Thailand." Mundos de Mujeres, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

2007

"This land is our land: local women's struggle for land and housing rights in post-tsunami Thailand." Sino-U.S. Symposium on Globalization. Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

2007

"This land is our land: local women's struggle for land and housing rights in post-tsunami Thailand." Int'l Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, VU University Amsterdam, Holland

Teaching Experience

2006-2007

"Instructor, "Global Society and Feminist Thought," First Year Interest Group Seminar." Rutgers University

Professional Development

2014

Reviewer, International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society

2013

Writer-in-Residence, Nes Artist Residency, Iceland

2011

Writer-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, United States

2011

Writer-in-Residence, Milkwood International Residency, Czech Republic

2009

Contract Researcher, Overseas Development Institute, London

Professional Memberships

American Anthropological Association

Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies

Association for Women in Slavic Studies

Association of American Geographers

Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)

Society of Women Geographers