Monika Golonka-Czajkowska works as a professor at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the Jagiellonian University. Her scientific interests focus on the issues of the social imagery, collective memory practices and heritage policies. She is the author of the monograph „Nowe Miasto Nowych Ludzi. Mitologie nowohuckie” [A New City of New People. Nowa Huta Mythologies, WUJ, Kraków 2013]. From several years she has been conducting research on contemporary forms of political symbolism in Poland and the memory conflicts after the expierience of the war, the post-war period and political transformation. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6981-705X
As part of the HERILIGION project Monika focused on religious heritages of Nowa Huta post-socialist district in Kraków and political protests performed in Kraków historic center.