Aleksander Posern-Zieliński: Americanist, Man, Master

  • Tarzycjusz Buliński
  • Mariusz Kairski
Keywords: Polish ethnology, Polish American studies, anthropology


This overview presents the main facets of the development of the eminent scholar of American studies, Aleksander Posern-Zieliñski. It also takes a brief look at several stages of his life, including early years and family life, the beginnings as a researcher and introduction to fieldwork, the period of international scholarship and doctoral studentship, and finally, assumption of a university teaching position, culminating with his acceptance of the charge of director of the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan (Poland).

How to Cite
Buliński, T., & Kairski, M. (2014). Aleksander Posern-Zieliński: Americanist, Man, Master. Estudios Latinoamericanos, 34, 9-19.
I. La trayectoria academica de Aleksander Posern-Zieliński