Bogumił Szady, Ph.D. Assoc. Prof.

Institute for the Historical Geography of the Church in Poland

Historical Geoinformation Laboratory
tel: (081) 445 31 94; mobile: 660089782
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Research interests

  • historical geography of religions and denominations, 
  • socio-religious history of East-Central Europe,
  • historical cartography and application of GIS tools in historical research,
  • spatial history and digital humanities,


Projects (selected)
pełny wykaz:

  • "Cartography at the service of political reforms in the times of Stanisław August Poniatowski – a critical elaboration of ‘Geographical-statistical description of the parishes in the Kingdom of Poland’ and the maps of the palatinates by Karol Perthées", National Programme for the Development of the Humanities, no. 11H 18 0122 87, 2020-2025 – leader
  • "A Historical Atlas of Poland in the 16th century: supplements to the series", National Programme for the Development of the Humanities, no. 1aH 15 0373 83, 2015-2021 – team member
  • “Ontologiczne podstawy budowy historycznych systemów informacji geograficznej”, Narodowy Program Rozwoju Humanistyki, nr 2bH 15 0216 83, 2016-2019 – kierownik projektu,


Działalność organizacyjna

  • Polish Historical Society - Main Board member, Lublin Branch vice-chair
  • Commission of Historical Geography, Polish Historical Society - member
  • Komisja Krajobrazu Kulturowego, Polskie Towarzystwo Geograficzne - Committee member
  • Zespół Historii Kartografii, Instytut Historii Nauki PAN - Team member
  • Society of the Institute of East-Central Europe - member
  • Polska Grupa Commission Internationale d’Histoire Ecclésiastique Comparée  – członek komisji
  • Studia Geohistorica – Chief editor
  • Studia Źródłoznawcze – Scientific Board member
  • GIS in Science (conference) – Scientific Board member


Publikacje (wybór)
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Szady, Bogumił

The Fall of the Chorupnik Parish. A Contribution to the History of the Reformation in Poland Journal Article

In: Roczniki Humanistyczne, 66 (2 (selected papers in English)), pp. 31-42, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Catholic clergy, Chełm diocese, Chorupnik, Church benefices, Counter-Reformation, nobility, Reformation