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Wojciech Brzozowski


Wojciech Brzozowski is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, where he holds the Chair in Law and Religion. He received his MA (Law, Political Science) and PhD (Law) degrees from the University of Warsaw. Most of his research revolves around the issues of Constitutional Law and Law and Religion, with a particular focus on areas such as the right to conscientious objection, religious education in public schools, and the accommodation of Islam in the European legal space. He is also a co-leader of the Polish team in the EXCEPTIUS project (EXCEPTIUS: Exceptional powers in times of SARS-Cov-2, In 2021, he was a visiting fellow at the University of Milano-Bicocca with a research project entitled “Understanding conscientious objection”.

Wojciech currently serves as Vice President of the Polish Association of Law and Religion (PTPW). He is also a member of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS), the Observatory on Religious Freedom in the Jurisprudence of the ECHR (ORFECT), and the Advisory Board of the Sofia Legal Science Network (SLSN).

Recent publications:

  • The Midwife’s Tale: Conscientious Objection to Abortion after Grimmark and Steen (2021) Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 10;
  • ‘Polonia: la libertad religiosa en tiempos de la pandemia del COVID-19’ in J Martínez-Torrón, B Rodrigo Lara (eds), COVID-19 y libertad religiosa (Iustel 2021);
  • ‘Whatever works: Constitutional Interpretation in Poland in Times of Populism’ in F Gárdos-Orosz, Z Szente (eds), Populist Challenges to Constitutional Interpretation in Europe and Beyond (Routledge 2021);
  • ‘A Silent Revolution: How the Islamic Religious Law is Paving Its Way into the European Legal Orders’ in M Belov (ed), Peace, Discontent and Constitutional Law: Challenges to Constitutional Order and Democracy (Routledge 2021).