Katarzyna Jez joined the Knowledge in Transition department at the Georg Eckert Institute in January 2019. She coordinates public relations activities for the German-Polish history book project Europa – unsere Geschichte.
She studied German and Polish languages and literature, modern and contemporary history as well as European studies in Poznań, Berlin and Frankfurt (Oder). While working at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities she was involved in a range of academic projects in the fields of linguistics and sociology. Before joining the GEI she worked on the online project Polenstudien.Interdisziplinär (Pol-Int) in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Polish Studies (ZIP) at the European University Viadrana.