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"Football and Media" Panel Speakers

Dr Seweryn Dmowski
(University of Warsaw)

Graduate in political science at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science of University of Warsaw, took the doctor's degree in contemporary political history of Poland in October, 2012. Currently is an academic teacher in the Institute of European Studies of University of Warsaw.

The subject he specialises in include relations between football, contemporary politics and modern society. Founder and co-lecturer of two monographic courses for students of University of Warsaw: "Football in Europe - Political and Social Aspects" (lecture) and "Football in Europe - Case Study" (workshop).

Member of the Organizing Committee and Scientific Committee of the "Football: Politics of the Global Game" Conference and moderator in "Football in Europe" panel.

Main publications:

  • S. Dmowski, Wiara naiwna w sporcie [Naive Faith in Sport], "Znak" ("Sign"), 2007, no. 6
  • S. Dmowski, A. Szałański, Globalna gra. Futbol jako czynnik w stosunkach międzynarodowych [The Global Game. Football as a Factor in International Relations], "Społeczeństwo i Polityka" ("Society and Politics"), 2012, no. 2
  • S. Dmowski, A Geographical Typology of European Football Rivalries, "Soccer and Society", 2012 (forthcoming)
  • S. Dmowski, UEFA EURO 2012 - Inwestycje w infrastrukturę stadionową w Polsce [UEFA EURO 2012 - Investments in stadium infrastructure in Poland), "Studia BAS" ("BAS Studies"), 2012, no. 4 (forthcoming)

Aleksander Szałański, MA
(University of Warsaw)

Graduate in political science and international relations, currently PhD student at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at Warsaw University and employee of the Polish Institute of International Affairs. Along with Dr Seweryn Dmowski co-originator, co-founder and co-lecturer of "Football in Europe: Political and Social Aspects" and "Football in Europe: Case Study" academic courses. Besides football, his research interests include identity politics, regionalism, nationalism and ethnic identities.

Selected publications:

  • S. Dmowski, A. Szałański, Globalna gra. Futbol jako czynnik w stosunkach międzynarodowych [The Global Game. Football as a Factor in International Relations], "Społeczeństwo i Polityka" ("Society and Politics"), 2012, no. 2
  • A. Szałański, Hiszpańskie tożsamości regionalne w kontekście integracji europejskiej [Spanish Regional Identities in the Context of European Integration] [in:] P. Borkowski (ed.), Problemy tożsamości w jednoczącej się Europie [Problems of Identity in Integrating Europe] (forthcoming)
  • A. Szałański, Rola ruchów entoregionalistycznych w procesie kształtowania się współczesnego ustroju Hiszpanii - państwa wspólnot [The Role of the Entoregionalistic Movements in the Process of Establishing Modern Political System of Spain - State of Autonomous Communities], "Społeczeństwo i Polityka" ("Society and Politics"), 2011, no. 1
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