Natalia Judzińska – Doctor of Humanities, cultural scholar, activist. Assistant professor at the Institute of Slavonic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She researches interwar anti-Semitism in universities and the Holocaust, as well as the material dimension of the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border. Since October 2021, she has been providing humanitarian assistance to people on the Polish-Belarusian border. Co-initiator (with Nina Boichenko) of the group Badacze i Badaczki na granicy (“Researchers on the Border”), which is engaged in the documentation and scientific processing of this crisis. Winner of the Artur Rojszczak Award for scientific and social activities. In July 2023, the publishing house Krytyka Polityczna published her book “On the Left Side of the Room. The Ghetto Benches in the Interwar Vilnius”.