Monika Bobako

Monika Bobako

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, "Boundary Questions" Research Group Department ORCID

Philosopher, profesor of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, graduate of UAM and Central European University in Budapest. Author of Islamophobia as a technology of power. A study in political anthropology (Universitas, 2017) and Democracy and Difference. Multiculturalism and Feminism in the Perspective of the Politics of Recognition (Poznan, 2010), and editor of the volumes Emancipatory Theologies (Theoretical Practice, 2013) and Islamophobia. Women (Theoretical Practice, 2017). She is interested in the anthropology of power, issues of race and racism, including Islamophobia and anti-Semitism, and problems of the postcolonial world, especially Muslim societies. She also works on feminist issues, especially in the context of political theory and philosophy of religion. In 2018, her book Islamophobia as a technology of power. A study in political anthropology was awarded the Jan Długosz Prize and nominated for the Tadeusz Kotarbiński Prize. Her current research project funded by the National Science Centre is entitled "Genealogies of peripheral whiteness. Polish identities in the perspective of racialisation theory".