Patryk Wasiak

PhD awarded (date and institution):

March 29, 2010, Warsaw

Further academic qualifications:


history of the Polish People’s Republic

Additional information

Department of Research on the History of Poland after 1945

Selected publications:

1. “Playing and copying. Social practices of home computer users in Poland during the 1980s”, in: Hacking Europe: From Computer Cultures to Demoscenes, eds. G. Alberts, R. Oldenziel, London, 2014.
2.Electronic battlefields, visions of progress and computer networks in state-socialist Poland, Cahiers du Monde Russe, 4 (2015), special issue: Communications and media in the USSR and Eastern Europe. Technologies, politics, cultures, social practices, eds. K. Roth-Ey, L. Zakharova, 2015.
3. “Debating consumer durables, luxury and social inequality in Poland during the system transition”, Zeitschrift Für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung, 4 (2015).
4. [with M. Reunanen, D. Botz] “Crack Intros: Piracy, Creativity and Communication”, International Journal of Communication, 9 (2015).