Mateusz Halawa


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Mateusz Halawa

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Zespół badawczy

Zespół Badawczy Socjologii Polityki, Gospodarki i Edukacji

Obszary zainteresowań naukowych

culture and economic life; ethnography of money and finance; sociology and anthropology of credit and debt; everyday monetary practices in households and beyond; financial materialities and infrastructures; cultures of finance, risk, and valuation; markets and temporality; multiple currencies; design practice

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Mateusz Halawa is an ethnographer investigating the cultural dimensions of economic life. He was trained in sociology at the University of Warsaw and in anthropology at the New School for Social Research in New York, where he is a doctoral candidate writing on the rise of mortgage credit in Poland. He has worked at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences since 2015, collaborating with Marta Olcon-Kubicka on research exploring monetary and financial practices in young family households. In 2017 he joined the Max Planck Partner Group for the Sociology of Economuc Life. His work was supported by the Fulbright program, the National Science Centre, Poland, the Foundation for Polish Science, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation. In 2014 and 2015 he was an Andrew W. Mellon doctoral fellow at the Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought. Since 2006 he has worked as a teacher, researcher, and consultant in the fields of design studies, market research, and brand strategy, leading classes at the Parsons School of Design in New York and consulting at Millward Brown. In 2015 he was appointed Head of Social Sciences and Humanities at the School of Form, an undergraduate design program based in Poznan.


2006 Magister, Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw

2008 MA in Anthropology, The New School for Social Research, New York

2013- Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research (ABD)

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2003-2011 co-editor, Kultura Popularna

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