Researchers

Maria Cieśla

PhD awarded (date and institution):

December 10, 2010, IH PAN

Further academic qualifications:

Specialisation:

history of Jews in the 16th–18th c.

Additional information

Department/Section:
Department of Modern History

Participation in research projects:
1.
“Theologies of conversions to Christianity in early modern east-central European Judaism”, funded by European Research Council, affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2010–2015.
2. „Żydowski samorząd Ziemski w Koronie XVII–XVIII w.” [“Jewish land self-government in the Crown, 17th–18th c.”], NPRH-funded, affiliated with the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, 2014–2018.
3. „Zelman Wolfowicz i jego rządy w starostwie drohobyckim w połowie XVIII w.” [Zelman Wolfowicz and his government of the Drohobych starostwo in the mid-18th c.”], NCN-funded, affiliated with IH PAN, 2016–2018.

Selected publications:

1. Łazarz Mojżeszowicz – przykład żydowskiej kariery w Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim”, Kwartalnik Historyczny, 4 (2005), pp. 5–29.
2.Wydawnictwa źródłowe do historii Żydów w dawnej Rzeczypospolitej”, Kwartalnik Historyczny, 4 (2007), pp. 91–100.
3. “Żydowscy przestępcy w dawnej Rzeczypospolitej”, Społeczeństwo Staropolskie. Seria Nova, vol. II, Warszawa.
4. “Between Religious Law and Practice The Role of the Jewish Community in the Development of the City Economy in Private Cities in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania”, in: Religione e istituzioni religiose nell’economia europea 1000–1800. Religion and Religious Institutions in the European Economy 1000–1800, ed. F. Ammannati, Florencja, 2012.
5.Mojżeszowicz, Gordon, Ickowicz. The Jewish Economic Elites in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania 17–18th Century”, Acta Poloniae Historica, 107 (2013), pp. 101–128.
6. “Sharing a Commonwealth – Polish Jews or Lithuanian Jew?”, Gal – Ed, 24 (2015), pp. 15–44.
7.Liczebność Żydów w Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim w XVII w.”, Kwartalnik Historyczny, 122 (2015), no. 2, pp. 245–268.
8. “Jewish Shtetl or Christian Town? The Jews in Small Towns in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 17th and 18th Centuries”, in: Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context, eds. A. Gomarova, F. Heinert, S.S. Voigt, Berlin, 2015.
9. “Żydzi wiejscy w drugiej połowie XVIII w. w Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim”, Kwartalnik Historii Żydów, 2 (2015), p. 254.
10. “The other Townsfolk – the Legal and Social Position of the Jews in Cities in Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 17th and 18th century”, in: Religion in Mirror of Law. Eastern European Perspectives from the Early Modern Period till 1939, eds. Y. Kleymann, T.L. Wilson, S.S. Stach, Frankfurt, 2016.
11. “Żydowscy celnicy w Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim w XVII i XVIIIw.”, Studia Judaica, 2 (38) 2016.

Contact:

mciesla@ihpan.edu.pl