Dr. Filip Zieliński, M.A.

Max-Weber-Institut für Soziologie
Universität Heidelberg
Bergheimer Str. 58
69115 Heidelberg

Contact details

room: 02.008 (2. OG)
phone: 06221-54 2992

email:
filip.zielinski@mwi.uni-heidelberg.de

Current projects

Filip Zielinski is part of heiGOS - Heidelberg Research Group for Organization Studies, a research group headed by Prof. Markus Pohlmann. His current focus is grant acquisition and research within the Main Research Area (MRA) „Regelabweichungen und präventive Handlungskonstellationen“ (Field of Focus 4). 

Research interests

  • Organizational deviance, Organizational Memory Studies
  • politics of history/memory
  • European contemporary history, with a focus on Poland and Bulgaria
  • Civil society and third sector research
  • Sociological theory and methods, including quantitative and qualitative content analysis

Bio

Born 1982 in Frankfurt am Main. Married to economist Irina Zielinska. Three children. Language proficiency: German, Polish, English, Bulgarian.

  • Since 12/2020: Post-doc at the Heidelberg Group for Organization Studies (heiGOS).
  • 2016-2020: Managing director, Eurozine (www.eurozine.com)
  • 2013-2016: PR and project officer (history and science) at the Polish Institute, Vienna
  • 2009-2012: University assistant and doctoral candidate at the Doctoral College European Historical Dictatorship and Transformation Research, University of Vienna. Dissertation (Dr. phil.) in History, completed in June 2018.
  • 2004-2009: Student assistant at the Zentralarchiv zur Erforschung der Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland, Heidelberg, and at the Institute of Sociology, Heidelberg (Prof. Helmut Anheier, Dr. Michael Hölscher).
  • 2003-2009: Magister Artium (M.A.) in Sociology, History and Slavic Philology, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. Thesis: „Der dritte Sektor in Polen nach 1989“ (The third sector in Poland after 1989).

Publications

  • Filip Zielinski: A case study of history politics: The “golden age” narrative of inter-war Poland and its effects on democratization in 1989, in: Zeitgeschichte (upcoming, 2022).
  • Filip Zielinski: Demokratie erzählt. Geschichtspolitik im polnischen Parlament nach der Wende von 1989. Dissertation, Universität Wien. Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Betreuer: Oliver Rathkolb, 10.25365/thesis.51825 (online).
  • Filip Zielinski: ‘Diversity – Institutions’, ’Diversity – Membership in Organizations’, ’Diversity – Events’, in: Anheier, Helmut K. & Isar, Raj & Viejo-Rose, Dacia (Hg.), Heritage, Memory & Identity, The Cultures and Globalization Series, Bd. 4, Sage, Thousand Oaks & London, 2011.
  • Filip Zielinski: ‘Multiple Citizenship and Naturalization’, in: Anheier, Helmut K. & Isar, Raj & Waterman, Christopher (Hg.), Cultural Expression, Creativity & Innovation, The Cultures and Globalization Series, Bd. 3, Sage, Thousand Oaks & London, 2010.
  • Filip Zielinski: Yunus, Muhammad, in:  Anheier, Helmut K. & Toepler, Stefan (Hg.), International Encyclopedia of Civil Society, New York, Springer, 2010.
  • Filip Zielinski: Grameen Bank, in: Anheier, Helmut K. & Toepler, Stefan (Hg.), International Encyclopedia of Civil Society, New York, Springer, 2010.
  • Filip Zielinski: ‘Bericht über die Bearbeitung der Serie c: Berichte von Überlebenden der Shoa, die in den ersten Nachkriegsjahren in Polen aufgezeichnet wurden’, Zentralarchiv zur Erforschung der Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland, Heidelberg, 2007. Online: https://zentralarchiv-juden.de/bestaende/personen/geschichte-genealogie/joseph-wulf/serie-c/

Teaching

  • Seminar “Organizational Memory Studies”, Sociology, Heidelberg University, summer 2022
  • Seminar “Qualitative and quantitative content analysis”, Sociology, Heidelberg University, winter 2021/2022
  • Seminar  “Content analysis as a scientific method”, Media studies, University of Passau, winter 2012/2013

Presentations

  • ‘Voting on History. Laws Enacted by the Polish Parliament to Commemorate the Past (1989-2010)’, conference: Images of Power / Representations of the Past, Initiativkolleg Europäische Historische Diktatur- und Transformationsforschung, Wien, 7.-8. November 2011.
  • ‘Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Geschichtspolitik – Geschichtspolitik als politics im Transformationsprozess Polens’. Conference: Brauchen Demokratien Geschichte? Arbeitskreis Politik und Geschichte in der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn, 1.-2. Juli 2011