Monika Chwilczyńska-Wawrzyniak

ACADEMIC POSITION

sr. lecturer, Ph.D.

EDUCATION, PROFESIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001 – Department of Literatures, Shahid Beheshti University (Daneshgah-e Shahid Beheshti), Tehran, Iran

1995-1998 – Deputy Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw

since 1997 – The Asia & Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland (sr. curator)

1992-1993 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland, sr. expert

1990-1992 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy of Poland, Kabul, Afghanistan (press and cultural attaché)

1990 – Ph.D., University of Warsaw (thesis on romantic eposes of Nizami Ganjavi)

1985-1986 – Department of Literature, Kabul University (Pohantun-e Kabol), Kabul, Afghanistan

since 1982 – an official interpreter to the Polish presidents

since 1980 – member of the staff of the Department of Iranian Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw (assistant/lecturer than sr. lecturer)

1979 – M.A. in Iranian studies, University of Warsaw (thesis on Vis-o-Ramin by Gorgani)

since 1978 –  an interpreter to the Polish official and state delegations visiting Afghanistan and Iran as well as to the Afghan and Iranian delegations visiting Poland

1977-1978 – University of Tehran (Daneshgah-e Tehran, Daneshkade-ye Olum-e Ensani), Tehran, Iran

1973-1977 and 1978-1979 – Department of Iranian Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw

RESEARCH INTERESTS

classical Persian literature, linguistics

COURSES TAUGHT
  • Persian Language
  • Persian Grammar
LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Persian, Dari, English, French, Russian, German

e-mail: plawmaip@qdnet.pl