Diversity and Inclusion Research Lab

Submitted by sylwia.mrozows… on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 00:12
Centre for Sustainable Development of the University of Gdańsk
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PI name
Elżbieta Czapka
PI bio


Elżbieta Czapka holds a PhD in sociology and works as an assistant professor at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Gdańsk. Elżbieta was a member of the Management Committee at: COST Action ISO 603 “HOME” (Health and Social Care of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe 2007–2011), COST Europe, COST Action IS1103 “ADAPT” (2011–2016).

She is also a member of the European Sociological Association, the Nordic Migration Network, Nordisk Demens Nettverk, and the European Network on Intercultural Elderly Care (in the capacity of the board chair).

Her research interests include: 

Sociology of migration, migrant health and healthcare systems for older migrants in Europe

Contact person and e-mail
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Sylwia Mrozowska
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Short description of research profile

- brings together researchers with different methodological approaches (social sciences and humanities);

- using research strategies focusing on various facets of diversity;

- communication barriers;

- migrants' access to public health;

- climate migration;

- the social-cultural adaptation of migrants.


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