Research Staff


Researcher of the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures PAS since 2017 r.


  DSC 0674 PL Dyplom 45x65 Edyta Wolny Abouelwafa        

Working hours: Tuesday, Wednesday at 9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

Section: Department of Islamic Civilization

Room. 313

Tel. (22) 657 27 34



Specialization and research interests:

Arabist, graduate assistant at the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Culture, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Her scientific interests include: Egyptian mass culture (with special emphasis on Ramadan TV series and patriotic songs), the socio-cultural situation of contemporary Egypt, teaching of Islam in Egyptian governmental textbooks, globalization in the Arab world, dialects in Egypt, everyday life in Arab countries and fatwas.

In the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures she is conducting courses in Arabic and Egyptian dialect.


Academic activity:

A holder of PhD’s degree (from the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Warsaw University), prepared her Ph.D. dissertation about textbooks used for Islamic education in government-run primary schools throughout Egypt in the school years 2013/14 – 2015/16; member of the Polish Oriental Society.




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