Sławomir Wieczorek PhD, graduated in cultural studies and musicology. He is a lecturer at the Institute of Musicology at the University of Wrocław. Member of the Soundscape Research Studio , editorial staff of the journals: Res Facta Nova and Polish Soundscape Journal . Author of the book On the musical front: socialist realist discourse on music in Poland 1948–1955 (Wrocław University Press 2014), co-editor of the book Sounds of War and Peace. Soundscapes of European Cities in 1945 (Peter Lang Verlag 2018). His interests focus on the history of twentieth-century music and soundscapes. Slawek was the main organizer of the third CENSE conference The Second Life of Recorded Sounds in Wroclaw October 2020.