Academic staff

Ph.D Grażyna Baranowska

Field of interest

UN mechanisms of human rights protection, missing and disappeared persons, transitional justice, memory laws

Selected publications

  • Wymuszone zaginięcia w Europie. Kształtowanie się międzynarodowych standardów zapobiegania i reagowania (Enforced disappearances in Europe. Developing international standards of prevention and reaction), C.H. Beck: Warsaw, 2017
  • Advances and progress in the obligation to return the remains of missing and forcibly disappeared persons, International Review of the Red Cross Vol. 99 No. 905 (2018) ttps://
  • “Right to truth” and Memory Laws: General Rules and Practical Implications, Polish Political Science Yearbook Vol. 47, Issue 1 (2018); (co-author)
  • The families of disappeared persons in the jurisprudence of the Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Hercegovina and the Human Rights Advisory Panel in Kosovo, International Journal of Rule of Law, Transitional Justice and Human Rights, Vol. 7 (2016)
  • The European Court of Human Rights on Nazi and Soviet past in Central and Eastern Europe, Polish Political Sciences Yearbook, Vol. 45 (2016); (co-author)
  • Legal Regulations on National and Ethnic Minorities in Poland, Przegląd Zachodni II/2014, avaliable at:,pobierz,854,632bdb087b9214b0b97a2b7278829efd/45-03-Baranowska-888.pdf
  • Shedding light on the fate of the disappeared? Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus, International Journal of Rule of Law, Transitional Justice and Human Rights, Year 3, Volume 3, Sarajevo 2012

Other information

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Memory Laws in European and Comparative Perspective 2016-2019 (
Previously she has inter alia been a researcher in the project Fostering Human Rights Among European (Internal and External) Policies (, worked in the German Bundestag and completed an intership in the Polish Embassy in Ankara.

Fellowships and awards:

Received START fellowship for the most talented young researchers in Poland, Foundation for Polish Science (2018)



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