Entries for 'Julia Kubisa'

Between the structured and the unstructured – different experiences of master thesis supervision in Sweden and Poland

In this blog entry, originally a research essay, I aim to study my individual experiences of master supervision in two countries – Sweden and Poland in the light of the research on internationalisation of higher education classroom by Crose (2011), on intercultural competence by Gopal (2011) and theory of cultural dimensions of Hofstede (1997).

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On nurses, strikes, and public sociology

On 24th May 2016 nurses who work at the Child Health Centre, the major paediatric centre for serious illnesses in Poland, started a strike action.

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Mining industry in Poland - under pressure of closures, still fighting

In summer 2015 I went to Zabrze - a city in Silesia region in Poland to conduct several interviews for the purpose of publication on gendered character of trade unions’ protests in Poland. The Silesia region is known as the centre of mining industry in the country - the industry that has been under pressure of closures or last several years. In 2014 and 2015 miners from different holdings organised various protests and strikes to protect their jobs and demand more active role in the processes of restructuring.

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Posted in: Trade Unions

#WorkingIllegally - how to talk on work issues in documentary

At the end of April, I visited Glasgow and had occasion to see an interesting documentary with Olena and Radek. I think the subject of it goes well with the discussion that we have now in the blog section - on how to talk about social phenomenons using filming methods.

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