Professor at the University of Warsaw, Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies, head of the Department of History and Culture of Spain and Latin America. Ph.D. and Habilitation title in Human Sciences from the University of Warsaw. Author of two books –El lenguaje enmascarado. Un acercamiento a las representaciones graficas de deidades nahuas 2008, and Tejiendo destinos. Un acercamiento al sistema de comunicación gráfica en los códices adivinatorios 2015; both published in Mexico– and multiple articles and books chapters. Editor or co-editor of four collective books, with the most recent Indigenous Graphic Communication Systems. A Theoretical Approach (with Jerome A. Offner; Louisville, 2019) and Nuevo comentario al Códice Vaticano B (Vat. Lat. 3773) (Mexico, 2019). Head of the Sign and Symbol Research Group, working at the University of Warsaw, and one of the organizers of the annual symposia and workshops Sign and Symbol in Comparative Perspective.
Areas of interest:
writing theory, world writing systems, non-Western graphic communication systems, pre-Hispanic religion and divinatory practices of Central Mexico, Mesoamerican codices, Borgia group codices