Aleksandra Gliszczynska – Grabias, PhD
Aleksandra Gliszczyńska – Grabias, PhD, graduated from the European Studies Department, Faculty of Law, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. She is a recipient of the 2012 Fellowship of the Foundation for Polish Science for outstanding achievements in science and research, 2010/2011 Graduate Fellow of the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, Yale University and a recipient of the 2010 and 2009 Felix Posen Fellowship for doctoral candidates of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is currently a Senior Researcher at the Poznan Human Rights Centre, Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences where she has defended her PhD on counteracting antisemitism with legal instruments of the international human rights law. Her main fields of research are: constitutional law, freedom of speech vs. hate speech, defamation of religions, universal system of human rights protection. Her previous professional experience includes, i.a., being co-author and co-editor of the first Polish Commentary to the International Covenant on the Civil and Political Rights (Wolters Kluwer Publ., Warsaw 2012). She prepares analysis and expert reports for the Polish Parliament and for the European Commission. Aleksandra is also a Vice-President of the “Open Republic” Association against Antisemitism and Xenophobia, a leading Polish NGO active in the field of counteracting intolerance, hatred and prejudice.