Aleksandra E. Banot is an associate professor of literary studies at the University of Bielsko-Biała (Poland). Her areas of specialization are feminist literary criticism and gender psychology. She is the author of Pokój z widokiem na ogród: Miłosne fantazmaty w prozie Elizy Orzeszkowej (2011) and W rytmie księżyca: Problemy tożsamości kobiecej w twórczości Marii Kuncewiczowej (2016).

Agata Błaszczyk is currently the head of the Polish Emigration Research Unit at the Polish University Abroad (PUNO) in London. She teaches courses in modern history and sociology, and her research examines historical and cultural causes and meanings of exile and forced migration, as well as the significance of encampment, enclosures, and forced settlement. Błaszczyk's recent publications include “The Resettlement of Polish Refugees after the Second World War” in the Forced Migration Review (2017) and “The Origins of the Polish Diaspora in the UK after the Second World War: Poles in the UK” in...

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