Selected peer-reviewed publications (2012 - present)

On Poland

Natalia Jarska and Agata Ignaciuk, “Marriage, gender and demographic change: managing fertility in state-socialist Poland,” Slavic Review 81 no. 1 (2022): 142-162. Open access link

Agnieszka Kościańska, Agata Ignaciuk and Agata Chełstowska, “Catholic intimacies: Negotiating contraception in late communist Poland,” Journal of Religious History 46 no. 3 (2022): 483-502. Open access link

Natalia Jarska and Agata Ignaciuk, “Premarital sex in state-socialist Poland: A generational perspective,” East European Politics, Societies and Cultures. Online first 7 May 2022. Preprint

Agata Ignaciuk, “Innovation and maladjustment. Contraceptive technologies in state-socialist Poland, 1950s-1970s,” Technology and Culture 63 no. 1 (2022): 182-208. Preprint

Agata Ignaciuk, “In sickness and in health. Expert discussions on abortion indications, risks and patient-doctor relationship in postwar Poland,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 95 no. 1 (2021): 83-112. Preprint

Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska and Agata Ignaciuk, “Family planning advice in state-socialist Poland, 1950s–1980s: Local and transnational exchanges,” Medical History 64 no. 2 (2020): 240-266. Preprint

Agata Ignaciuk, “No man’s land? Gendering contraception in family planning advice literature in state-socialist Poland (1950s–1980s),” Social History of Medicine 33 no. 4 (2019): 1327-1349. Open access link

Agata Ignaciuk, “‘Clueless about contraception’: The introduction and circulation of the contraceptive pill in state-socialist Poland (1960s-1970s),” Medicina nei Secoli. Arte e Scienza 26 no. 2 (2014): 509-535. Open access link

Agata Ignaciuk, “‘Ten szkodliwy zabieg’. Dyskursy na temat aborcji w publikacjach Towarzystwa Świadomego Macierzyństwa/Towarzystwa Planowania Rodziny (1956-1980),” Zeszyty Etnologii Wrocławskiej 20 (1) (2014): 75-97. Open access link

On Spain

Agata Ignaciuk and Christabelle Sethna, “Charters for choice: Abortion travel, abortion referral networks and Spanish women’s transnational reproductive agency, 1975–1985,” Gender & History 32 no. 2 (2020): 286-303. Open access link

Agata Ignaciuk and Alba Villén Jiménez, “¿Una pequeña revolución sexual? Experiencias de sexualidad y anticoncepción de mujeres andaluzas entre los años cincuenta y ochenta del siglo XX,” Dynamis 38 no. 2 (2018): 303-331. Open access link

Teresa Ortiz-Gómez and Agata Ignaciuk, “The fight for family planning in Spain during late Francoism and transition to democracy,” Journal of Women’s History 32 no. 2 (2018): 38-62. Project Muse link

Teresa Ortiz-Gómez and Agata Ignaciuk, “‘Pregnancy and labour cause more deaths than oral contraceptives’: The debate on the pill in the Spanish press in the 1960s and 1970s,” Public Understanding of Science 24 no. 6 (2015): 658-671. Journal website

Agata Ignaciuk, “Publicidad farmacéutica y género: anuncios de la píldora en España (1964–1985)”, Medicina e Historia 1 (2014): 4-21. Open access link


Agata Ignaciuk and Laura Kelly, “Contraception and Catholicism in the twentieth century: Transnational perspectives on expert, activist and intimate practices,” Medical History 64 no. 2 (2020): 163-172. Open access link

Teresa Ortiz-Gómez and Agata Ignaciuk, “Investigar y comunicar la historia de la anticoncepción,” Atlánticas. Revista Internacional de Estudios Feministas 4 no. 1 (2019): 64-85. Open access link

Teresa Ortiz-Gómez and Agata Ignaciuk, “Historia de la anticoncepción e historia oral, una revisión bibliográfica,” Dynamis 38 no. 2 (2018): 293-302. Open access link

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