Editorial Board


  • Andrzej Gillmeister (University of Zielona Góra)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

  • Maciej Lubik (University of Zielona Góra)

Editorial Assistant

  • Joanna Marciniszyn (University of Zielona Góra)

Thematic Editors

  • Gaius Stern (University of California, Berkeley):   ancient history
  • Tiziana Carboni (Bordeaux Montaigne University):   Roman history
  • Jarosław Dudek (University of Zielona Góra):   Byzantine studies, history of the Middle Ages
  • Małgorzata Konopnicka (University of Zielona Góra):   history of the early modern period, history of culture
  • Tomasz Nodzyński (University of Zielona Góra):   history of the 19th century
  • Stefan Dudra (University of Zielona Góra):   history of the 20th century, political science
  • Małgorzata Mikołajczak (University of Zielona Góra):   literary science, cultural studies
  • Magdalena Steciąg (University of Zielona Góra):   linguistics, media and social communication studies
  • Lukáš Zábranský (University of Hradec Králové):   linguistics
  • Krzysztof Kilian (University of Zielona Góra):   philosophy
  • Jonas Ciurlionis (Vilnius University):   philosophy

  Statistical Editor

  • Hanna Kurowska (University of Zielona Góra)


Biographical notes


Andrzej Gillmeister

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland). Editor-in-chief of “In Gremium” since 2017. Previously he exercised the functions of editorial assistant (2007-2015) and deputy editor-in-chief (2016-2017). He studied ancient history at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland) and the University of Ferrara (Italy), and obtained his doctorate at the University of Zielona Góra. Recipient of the De Brzezie Lanckoronski Foundation’s grant (Rome 2006, 2009, 2020). Author of several monographs and several dozen articles published in Poland and abroad. Member of the Polish Historical Society, founding member of the Association of Ancient Historians (Poland). Visiting professor at the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli (Neaples, Italy). Coordinator of the project “The Priests of Jupiter. The septemviri epulones college in Roman public religion” (funded by the National Science Centre, Poland) and coordinator of the “Support for Scientific Journals” grant (funded by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education).

Maciej Lubik

PhD, he studied history and English philology at the University of Zielona Góra and received Doctor of Philosophy from that university in 2015. Since 2017 he has worked there teaching courses in historical method, history of historiography, history of culture and a series of courses devoted to early medieval Scandinavia and medieval Scandinavian historiography. His research interests involve religious change in early medieval Scandinavia, rules of the last “Viking” kings of Norway, use of kings’ sagas as a historical source. Member of the Polish Historical Society and the Polish Educational Research Association.

Gaius Stern

received PhD in Greek and Roman History from the University of California, Berkeley, having written a doctoral thesis on the leading members of the aristocracy under Augustus from 44 to 13 BC. He teaches Roman archeology, Greek and Roman history and Greek mythology, and occasionally American history. Gaius is an expert on the Ara Pacis and has built a library of hard to find scholarship on this issue, which he has translated into English. His other research includes the fall of the Republic, Julio-Claudian Rome, Greek and Roman POWs, the Battle the Teutoburg Forest, classical Athens and Sparta, and military history. These subjects he taught at the University of California at Berkley and other universities. His recent work includes the recycling of Julius’ religious resume by subsequent imperators and emperors, a study of ancient imposters and pretenders, human sacrifice in ancient Rome, unusual figures on the Ara Pacis, and how Lepidus forced his way into the Second Triumvirate. He is a co-organizer of the annual “Symposium Peregrinum”.

Tiziana Carboni

Marie Skłodowska-Curie researcher at Bordeaux Montaigne University (Bordeaux, France) with the project “RIDERS. EquestRian OffIcers as an Innovative Tool for Developing a MiDdleoutApproach to Roman ImpERial EliteS” (HORIZON-MSCA-2022-PF-01, Grant Agreement n. 101109624), aiming at developing a novel approach to investigating the formation of elites in the first centuries of the empire. She was the principal investigator of the project “Libertino patre nati. Equites and senators descended from freedmen between the 1st and 3rd centuries AD” funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation at the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Berlin, Germany). She has long dealt with the imperial administration of the Early Empire, publishing the monography “La parola scritta al servizio dell’imperatore e dell’impero: l’ab epistulis e l’a libellis nel II secolo d.C.” (Bonn 2017) and several articles in international journals. She is a member of the editorial board of the “Epigraphica – Periodico Internazionale di Epigrafia”. In 2020 she obtained the Italian Scientific Habilitation for Associate Professor in Ancient History.

Jarosław Dudek

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland). Researcher in the area of Byzantine studies (antiquity and medieval period) with particular focus on the evolution of the emperor image in the 10th-13th centuries. Author of studies devoted to medieval administration and the Byzantine Church in the west of the Balkans in the 7th-14th centuries. He conducts research on nomadic peoples in eastern Europe (Khazars, Pechenegs) and their relations with Rus’ and Byzantium. In recent years he has conducted research on the history of Bulgarian elites after losing their statehood in 1018-1186, on the process of Byzantinization of the old Bulgarian ruling houses and their followers in the 10th-12th centuries, and on the simultaneous process of Bulgarization of notables of Vlachian, Pecheneg and Cuman origins in the lower Danube region in the 12th century. He also explores the history of Romance-speaking peoples (Vlachs) in the Balkans in the 10th-13th centuries.

Małgorzata Konopnicka

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland) researching Silesian nobility in the Frederician era, religious changes in Silesia in the 16th-18th centuries, and the cultural heritage in the Silesia-Brandenburg borderland. Recipient of DAAD scholarship (Potsdam 2006). Participant of the German-French-Polish project devoted to the Enlightenment – Compa/Raisons (2008-2010). Board member of the Zielona Góra branch of the Polish Historical Society and chair of the District Committee of the Historical Olympiad.

Tomasz Nodzyński

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland), specialist in the 19th-century history. Author, co-author and editor of numerous studies devoted to Polish national identity as well as cultural heritage and local identity in Lubuskie Province. Participant of international projects “Brandenburg – Silesia – Lusatia. A history of towns and regions” (2007-2012) and “Lower Lusatia and southern Lubuskie Province. A cultural landscape in Central Europe” (2013-2016). Co-organizer of 10 national and international conferences. Former chair (two terms) of the Zielona Góra branch of the Polish Historical Society. Editorial board member of “Studia Zachodnie”. Since 2018 he has participated in the Poznań Society for the Advancement of Arts and Sciences’ projects “Poznań road to independency” and “The trail of organic work in Greater Poland”.

Stefan Dudra

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland), main research interests: religious politics, national minority politics, politology of religion, questions concerning national and ethnic minorities. Author, co-author and editor of over 200 studies, including 8 monographs. Editor-in-chief of “Przegląd Narodowościowy-Review of Nationalities”, co-editor of “Rocznik Prawosławnej Diecezji Wrocławsko-Szczecińskiej”. Member of the Political Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2020-2023 term) and Joint Committee of the Government and National and Ethnic Minorities (since 2014). Advisor to the Swedish Institute for Strategic Studies and Academic Research in Stockholm.

Małgorzata Mikołajczak

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland), member of the University Council, head of the Department of Literary Studies in the Institute of Polish Philology. Board member of the International Association for Polish Studies, member of the Committee on Literary Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Chair of the district committees of the Literary and Polish Language Olympiads. Author of monographs devoted to Urszula Kozioł and Zbigniew Herbert’s poetry, author and co-editor of monographs on literary regionalism. Coordinator of the project “Literary regionalism: tradition and new trends” (2013-2017). Editor of the series “New regionalism in literary studies” (TAiWPN "Universitas").

Magdalena Steciąg

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland). Scholar at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense (Denmark, 2010) and at the University of Hradec Králové (Czech Republic, 2015). Her research interests involve linguistic genealogy, communication and discourse, and broadly defined ecolinguistics. Coordinator of the project “Lingua receptiva or lingua franca? Language practice in the Polish-Czech borderland in the face of the English language predominance (an ecolinguistic approach)” funded by the National Science Centre. Member of the Polish Linguistics Association and the International Ecolinguistics Association.

Lukáš Zábranský

PhD, assistant in the Department of Czech Language and Literature at the University of Hradec Králové (Czech Republic). Scholar at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland, 2015) and at the University of Warsaw (Poland, 2018). He studied Czech philology at Palacký University Olomouc (Czech Republic), finished his graduate studies (doctoral level) in Slavic philology at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) and received Doctor of Philosophy in 2010. His research interests involve the Old Church Slavonic language (particular focus on diachronic lexicology), linguistic world picture, cognitive linguistics, comparative Slavic linguistics, rhetoric and pragmatics. Member of the Lingustic Association (Czech Republic, chair of the Hradec Králové branch) and Czech Association for Language and Cognition.

Krzysztof Kilian

Professor at the University of Zielona Góra (Poland). Graduate in philosophy at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland). There, in 1998, he obtained his doctorate. In 2010 he received his habilitation at the University of Prešov (Slovak Republic). His research interests involve epistemology and contemporary philosophy. Author of several dozen studies.

Jonas Ciurlionis

PhD, he has worked at Vilnius University (Lithuania) since he obtained his doctorate in philosophy there (2006). He also studied at Roosevelt University (USA). He teaches courses in history and philosophy of science, aesthetics, British empiricism. Despite his main affiliation he also teaches various courses and lectures at universities across Europe. Visiting professor at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (Poland); the University of Sassari (Italy); Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland). Author of a number of articles in academic journals. Organizer of the international conference “Space and Time: An Interdisciplinary Approach” (Vilnius, 2019). Editorial board member of “Studia Philosophiae Christianae” since 2020. Member of the International Society for Universal Dialogue and the Athens Institute for Education and Research. Main academic interests: metaphysics, history of philosophy and science, ancient Greek philosophy, philosophy of space and time. His current work is focused on ancient Greek philosophy and science, mainly the interrelation of philosophy, mathematics, astronomy and music.