Katarzyna Ewa Król, MA

PhD student at the GSSR

Katarzyna Ewa Król is a cultural anthropologist and sociologist; she is currently a PhD student at the Graduate School for Social Research at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, where she works on a dissertation "Knowledge production and biomedical cultures within rare diseases in Poland". Co-convenor of the Rare Disease Social Research Center (RDSRC) at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology in the Polish Academy of Sciences. She conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Georgia and Poland. In 2014 she won prestigious Diamond Grant competition of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland) for outstanding young researchers.


2020. (with Rogalski, F.) Communities of trust: use of online social media among polish patients diagnosed with rare metabolic disorders. Qualitative Health Research Network (QHRN) Critical Workshop. Truth, trust and research in health and social care. 11.09.2020. University College London, United Kingdom – Virtual Workshop (Zoom).