Dr. Filip Zieliński, M.A.

Researcher (postdoc)

Centre for Social Investment (CSI)
Max-Weber-Institute of Sociology
Heidelberg University

Postal address:
Bergheimer Str. 58
69115 Heidelberg

Visitors:
Voßstr. 2, building no. 4410

Phone: 06221-54 11980

filip.zielinski@csi.uni-heidelberg.de

Current projects

GIs – Gesellschaftliche Innovationsfähigkeit stärken / Strengthening Societal Innovation Capacities (2022–2025)

ISI – Impact Sozialer Innovationen / Social Innovation Impact (2022–2024)

Research interests

  • Social Innovation
  • Civil Society, Third Sector
  • Sociological theory and methods
  • Organizational Memory Studies, Politics of History/Memory
  • European contemporary history, with a focus on Poland and Bulgaria

Bio

Born 1982 in Frankfurt am Main. Languages: Polish, German, English, Bulgarian.

  • Since 10/2022: Postdoc at the Centre for Social Investment (CSI).
  • 12/2020-09/2022: Postdoc 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

  • [2023] Filip Zieliński, Maria Rabadjieva, Judith Terstriep & Georg Mildenberger: „Wirkung Sozialer Innovationen. Eine Theoretische Annäherung“, in: Forschung Aktuell, 2023 (02), Gelsenkirchen: Institut Arbeit und Technik, Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen Bocholt Recklinghausen. www.iat.eu/media/forschungaktuell_2023-02.pdf (OPEN ACCESS)
  • [2022, peer-reviewed] Filip Zieliński: „The “Golden Age” Narrative of Interwar Poland and Its Effects on Democratization in 1989. A Case Study in History Politics“, in: Zeitgeschichte, Jg. 49 (special issue: Authoritarian Regimes in the Long Twentieth Century. Preconditions, Structures, Continuities – Contributions to European Historical Dictatorship and Transformation Research, Hg. von Florian Kührer-Wielach & Oliver Rathkolb), Vienna: V&R Unipress, 2022 (p 159–179). doi.org/10.14220/9783737015028.159 (OPEN ACCESS)
  • [2017] Filip Zieliński: „Demokratie erzählt. Geschichtspolitik im polnischen Parlament nach der Wende von 1989“, Dissertation, Universität Wien, Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Betreuer: Oliver Rathkolb, 10.25365/thesis.51825 (OPEN ACCESS)
  • [2011] Filip Zieliński: „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.
  • [2010] Filip Zieliński: „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 Zieliński: „Yunus, Muhammad“ and „Grameen Bank“, in:  Anheier, Helmut K. & Toepler, Stefan (Hg.), International Encyclopedia of Civil Society, New York, Springer.
  • [2007] Filip Zieliński: „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. 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

  • „Impact Measurement & Management: Proving and improving the impacts of cultural organizations“, AEC Annual Congress and General Assembly, Den Haag, The Netherlands, 9–11 November 2023.
  • „Social Enterprises and Civil Society Organisations as key actors of regional resilience and innovative capacity in structurally weak regions“,9th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Frankfurt am Main, 11–14 September 2023.
  • „Between IOOI and tailor-made methods: A Proposal for the development of “middle-range” impact models“, 15th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC), Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, 6–8 September 2023.
  • „Tying back Social and Non-Social Innovation to Uncover Social Innovations' Dynamics and Impacts“, European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation (EU-SPRI) Summer Conference, 14–16 June 2023.
  • „Voting on History. Laws Enacted by the Polish Parliament to Commemorate the Past (1989-2010)“, Images of Power / Representations of the Past, Initiativkolleg Europäische Historische Diktatur- und Transformationsforschung, Vienna, 7–8 November 2011.
  • „Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Geschichtspolitik – Geschichtspolitik als politics im Transformationsprozess Polens“, Brauchen Demokratien Geschichte? Arbeitskreis Politik und Geschichte in der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn, 1–2 July 2011.