Yad Vashem

Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych

Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych, PhD, is a cultural anthropologist, Hebraist, and sociologist. She graduated from the University of Warsaw with a degree in Inter-faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities and gained another degree from the Collegium Civitas, Warsaw. Her PhD (defended in January 2021 at the University of Warsaw) is devoted to the fate of the orphaned children in the Warsaw Ghetto.

She has published a number of academic and educational articles on the history and culture of the Polish Jews. She is also the author of the 2019 book Mniej strachu. Ostatnie chwile z Januszem Korczakiem (Less fear. The last moments of Janusz Korczak), awarded with the KLIO prize for best historical books. The book based on her PhD will be published at the end of the year 2022 by the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw (EHRI Partner).