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Almost always, there is a team of people behind the implementation of each project. Also in the case of Broadcasting from the Forgotten European Borderlands: Carpathian Watershed in the Polyphony of Voices, a group of specialists gathered around the project – socio-cultural anthropologists not only experienced in research in Central Europe but also involved in photography and field recording. Therefore, we present to you our team, which implemented a project related to memory at the foot of the Carpathian watershed.

Tomasz Kosiek

The project originator

Social and cultural anthropologist, assistant professor at the Institute of History of the University of Rzeszów (Poland). He conducted ethnographic field research in Ukraine, Romania and Poland. His research focuses on issues of ethnic identity, social memory and socio-cultural processes in the borderlands in Central and Eastern Europe. Currently, he is implementing projects related to Ukrainian migration in Poland, as well as economic strategies in small local communities from the Eastern Carpathians. He is a co-founder of the WododziaTV collective, as well as the main originator of the presented project, and the author of photos and field recordings. E-mail:

Robert Rydzewski

Social anthropologist, migration researcher, assistant professor at the Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, and member of the Centre for Migration Research of Adam Mickiewicz University. In 2020, he defended his doctoral thesis entitled “Refugee Crisis – An Anthropological Case Study of the Serbian Part of the Western Balkan Route”. Volunteer in pro-migrant organizations. Author of scientific and press texts as well as radio reports on migration and the European migration regime. In the project, he was responsible for editing audio recordings.

Michał Sita

Michał Sita – documentary photographer and curator. At the Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology of Adam Mickiewicz University, he is working on a doctoral thesis on social ways of using the past in contemporary Poland. Co-author of a publication analysing interwar zoological photographs of Wiesław Rakowski, author of the books “Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report” (Photographic Publication of the Year 2020) and “ Historia Polski Workbook Vol. 1”, which is a visual commentary to the ethnographic research currently conducted in Murowana Goślina.

Ignacy Jóźwiak

Ignacy Jóźwiak – sociologist and social anthropologist (ethnologist), an employee of the Centre for Migration Research at the University of Warsaw. He is scientifically interested in labour migrations in Central and Eastern Europe (with particular emphasis on migration from Ukraine), the phenomena of transnationality and translocality, and the issues of ethnic minorities. He is also interested in national borders and borderlands. He lives in Warsaw, but his thoughts often go to the Carpathians. Co-founder of the WododziałTV collective and the originator of its name.

Kamila Fiałkowska

Kamila Fiałkowska – a migration sociologist, works at the Centre for Migration Research of the University of Warsaw. Her research focuses on emigration from Poland, in particular, seasonal migrations from Poland to Germany and post-accession migration to Great Britain. She is interested in gender relations and practices, the processes of building national and gender-related identities, and methods of qualitative social research. She made WododziałTV go to the routes of Świdowiec and Połonina Krasna in the Ukrainian Carpathians.