Editorial Council

Editorial Council

The Editorial Council of the Press for 2020-2024 was appointed pursuant to Zarządzenia nr 121/R/21 Rektora Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego z dnia 27 sierpnia 2021 r (decree no. 121/R/21 of the Rector of the University of Gdańsk dated 27 August 2021). The responsibilities and principles of the appointment of the Editorial Council of the Press are regulated by § 4 of the Regulations of the University of Gdańsk Press, in accordance with which:

1. The Editorial Council consisting of a minimum of three persons is appointed by the Rector from among academic faculty employed at the University of Gdańsk who have a distinguished record of publications.

2. The Director oversees the work of the Council.

3. The Council is charged with:

o maintaining high publishing standards and ensuring effective implementation of the Press’s strategy;

o evaluating the content of proposed publications submitted to the Press;

o conducting the process of evaluating submissions to the Press with a view to their publication;

o making decisions regarding partial funding of academic handbooks and mono-graphs that are post-doctoral dissertations.

Editorial Council of the University of Gdańsk Press:



Historian. Professor in the Department of Polish Medieval History and Auxiliary Sciences in the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk. Specialist in medieval Gdańsk, the Jagiellon dynasty, and the Hanseatic League. Her work focuses on economic and social history, especially the situation of women in the Middle Ages. She is author or co-author of eight monographs, more than 130 articles, and she is editor of volumes published by Routledge (2017 and 20201). President of the Association of the Uphagen House, Vice-president of the Board of the Castle Museum in Malbork (2019-2023), member of the Presidium of the Commission for History of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2020-2023), and from 2019 a member of the International Committee MECERN (Medieval Central Research Network) and the Committee of Gedanopedia. Since 2021, she has been a corresponding member of the Centre for Medieval Studies in Prague.

TOMASZ SWOBODA, PhD, DSc, Assoc. Prof.


Romance scholar. Professor in the Department of Romance Literatures in the Faculty of Languages and Literature of the University of Gdańsk. Essayist and translator, author of five books, he specializes in modern Polish and French literature. Member of the prize committee of the Gdynia Literary Prize.



>Professor of law, head of the Department of the Theory and Philosophy of the State and Law in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk, director of the Centre for East Asian Studies at the University of Gdańsk. Specialist in the theory and philosophy of law, including the aesthetics of law, legal rhetoric and eristic, and the law for the protection of cultural heritage. Author, co-author, and editor of more than forty books and also more than 500 other academic publications. Editor-in-Chief of Gdańsk Journal of East Asian Studies. President of the Polish Section of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR). Member of many scholarly associations, including: the Polish National Committee of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites); the Polish National Committee of ICOM (International Council of Museums); the Gdańsk Scientific Society; member of the ICCROM’s Council (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, 2017–2021).

Paweł Antonowicz, PhD, DSc, Assoc. Prof.


Deputy Dean for Research, Faculty of Management, University of Gdańsk. Head of the Department of Business Economics, and Chair of the Council for Management and Quality at UG. Member of the supervisory board of the University of Gdańsk special purpose company Univentum Labs sp. z o.o.. Author of more than 100 academic publications, mostly concerning issues of bankruptcy and restructuring of enterprises. Twice winner of the University of Gdańsk Press competition for the best academic book (2016) and best textbook (2020). Winner of the prestigious Jan Uphagen Prize of the President of Gdańsk (2010) in the humanities for his research into the prognosis and multi-dimensional analysis of bankruptcy of enterprises.