Cultural historian, assistant professor at the Pontifical University of John Paul II, Cracow. Author of “Secondary colonisation. The Role of the villancico literary-musical form in the Evangelisation of the Moxo Indians” (2010) and co-author of “An unfinished discussion. A 19th century catholic-orthodox polemic between Ivan Gagarin SI and Alexei Khomiakov” (2008). Marta Kwaśnicka has published articles on European cultural and colonial history. Her book of essays, “Milk and Blood”, is forthcoming.