Karolina Nikielska-Sekula

Associate Professor

Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science
Department of Culture, Religion and Social Studies
Campus Drammen ()
Sociologist with an expertise in Ethnic and Migration Studies. Researching migrant communities in Europe (Turkey included) with use of ethnography and visual sociology. In 2015-2016 Marie Curie Early Stage researcher and INTEGRIM fellow hosted by Migration Research Center, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.


Sociology, Migration Studies, Human Geography, Culture Studies, Heritage Studies, Visual Sociology, Qualitative Methods.



2019, Migrating heritage? Recreating ancestral and new homeland heritage in the practices of immigrant minorities, International Journal of Heritage Studies. Avaliable at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13527258.2019.1570543

2016, The Role of Cultural Heritage in the Development of the Sense of Belonging among Young Norwegian-Turks: Boundary Making and Crossing, The Age of Human Rights Journal, no: 7(2016). http://revistaselectronicas.ujaen.es/index.php/TAHRJ/article/view/3256

2016, Meaning and Functions of Norwegian-Turkish Vernacular Space in Drammen, Norway. Border Crossing 6(2). http://www.tplondon.com/journal/index.php/bc/article/view/739

2016, Adaptation of Immigrant Children. Selected Aspects of Norwegian Immigration Policy Towards Children. Central and Eastern European Migration Review. http://www.ceemr.uw.edu.pl/vol-5-no-1-2016/research-reports/selected-aspects-norwegian-immigration-policy-towards-children

2014, Boundaries of Ethnicity? Mixing the Cultural Practices of Immigrants and Ethnic Norwegians in the City of Drammen, Norway. ISA Visual Sociology Newsletter: 9(2014).

2014, coauthored with Magdalena Slusarczyk, Między domem a szkołą. Dzieci migrantów w systemie edukacyjnym. Kontekst norweski (Migrant Children in Education System. The Case of Norway). Studia Migracyjne – Przegląd Polonijny: 2(2014). Available at: http://www.kbnm.pan.pl/images/pdf/Studia_migracyjne_2-2014.pdf

2013, Czlowiek-Kobieta-Zakonnica? Sposoby konstruowania kobiecosci przez siostry zakonne (Constructing Femininity. A Case of Polish Nuns). Studia Humanistyczne AGH: 12(3). Available at: http://journals.bg.agh.edu.pl/STUDIA/2013.12.3/human.2013.12.3.81.pdf

2012, Migrant – widmo, czyli w poszukiwaniu miejsca kobiety w studiach nad migracjami (In Search of Woman’s Place in Migration Studies). Societas Communitas, Vol. 1(13).

2012, Kobiecość, zasłona i patriarchat w demokratycznej Republice Tureckiej, czyli kim jest współczesna Turczynka? (Femininity, Veil and Patriarchy in the Democratic Republic of Turkey. Who Is a Modern Turkish Woman?). Studia Humanistyczne AGH: 11(2).  Available at: http://journals.bg.agh.edu.pl/STUDIA/2012.11.2/human.2012.11.2.147.pdf