Bialski, P. 2013. Online to Offine Social Networking: contextualizing sociality today through Couchsurfng.com, in Couchsurfing Cosmopolitanisms: Can Tourism Make A Better World?, edited by Sonja Buchberger and David Picard. Frankfurt: Transcript.
Bialski, P. 2012. Becoming Intimately Mobile. (Frankfurt: Peter Lang).
Bialski, P. 2012. “Technologies of Hospitality: How Planned Encounters Develop Between Strangers.” Hospitality & Society 1:3.
(with Gill, N.) 2011. “New friends in new places: Network formation during the migration process among poles in the UK.” Geoforum 42:2.
Bialski, P. 2011. “Searching for true productiveness on the social web.” Re-Public Online.
(with Batorski, D.) 2010. “From Online Familiarity to Offine Trust: How a virtual community creates familiarity and trust between strangers ” in Social Computing and Virtual Communities edited by P. Zaphiris and C. S. Ang. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall
Bialski, P. 2008. Intimate Tourism: Enquete dans un reseau d’hospitalite. (Limoges: Solilange).
- (Forthcoming) Paper – “Not On My Couch: The limitations of sharing in the age of collaborative travel and hospitality networks,” RC21 Resourceful cities, Humboldt-University Berlin, Berlin (August 29-31, 2013)
- (Forthcoming) Paper – “Mobile Behaviour in Train Station: Social coordination between train ticket sharing in Germany” Global Conference on Mobility Futures, Lancaster University, UK (September 4-6th, 2013).
- Paper – “The Collaborative City: sharing and saving practices in times of austerity” Resistance, Resiliance and Adaptation: Understanding a Changing Europe. Jagiellonian University, Krakow (June 24-26 2013)
- Paper- “Behaviour in the Hauptbahnhof: Social coordination between strangers in public space,” at Ethnographische Stadtforschung – Ansätze, Herausforderungen, Nutzen. Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, Erkner (May 30th-31st, 2013)
- Paper – “Social Networking as Tourist Practice: an ethnographic account of how facebook, couchsurfing, and airbnb change how tourism is done today.” Tourism in the Networked Society. Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) , University of Amsterdam, April 2013.
- The Social Spaces of Music: Networks, Worlds, Fields and Scenes, Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester (February 14-15 2013)
- Grant drafting workshop – Social Innovation: Transformational Change and Opportunities of Music, Hannover University for Music, Drama and Media (December 14-16th, 2012)
- Discussion Panelist – “Vision 2020: The Future of Music in the Digital Age,” Reeperbahn Festival Campus, Hamburg (September 10-14th, 2012)
- Paper – (with Batorski, D.) “Trustworthiness in Networks, UK Social Networks Conference”, University of Greenwich (July 18-20,2008)
- Paper – “No More Cold Researchers: Engagement and bias as characteristics of the modern minterdisciplinary minds.” Work in Progress: Research Spaces, Research Journeys, University of Warwick, December, 2007
- Paper – “Intimate Tourism: Changing the relationship between the tourist and the other through the online hospitality network.” The 6th International Symposium on Aspects of Tourism: “Gazing, Glancing, Glimpsing: Tourists and Tourism in a Visual World. Eastbourne, England. June, 2007
- Poster – (with Batorski, D.) “Trust Networks: Analyzing the Structure and Function of Trust.” International Network of Social Network Analysis SUNBELT conference, Corfu, Greece. May, 2007. (INSNA 2007 Conference Poster)
- Paper – “Intimate Tourism: Intensity, meaning, and offline friendship within the online hospitality network.” General Online Research conference, Leipzig, Germany. February, 2007
- Paper – “Intimate Tourism: The process of verbal exchange in intimate spaces through the online hospitality network.” Social Aspects of the Internet Conference, Warsaw, Poland. December, 2006.
· Doctoral candidate in Sociology, Lancaster University (Present – 2010)
· Associate Teacher Programme, CELT, Lancaster University (May, 2008)
· Masters degree in Sociology, University of Warsaw, Poland (June 2007)
· Bachelor of Arts, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. (September, 2004)
My MA thesis can be read by clicking: HERE.