Dobrosława Wiktor-Mach did her studies and obtained her PhD from Jagellonian University in Cracow, Poland. She is currently Assistant Professor, Cracow Univeristy of Economics, Poland ( maternity leave in 2010 and 2014). In the fall semester of 2009, she was Visiting Professor, Department of Eastern Languages and Religious Studies, Khazar University, Azerbaijan. Her main research areas are urban development, heritage, sociology of religion (Islam). She is also Section Editor - “Sociology of Religion,” Open Theology, De Gruyter. Her publications include “Cultural Resources and the Idea of Creative City”, [in:] The Limits of Heritage. The 2nd Heritage Forum of Central Europe, K. Jagodzińska, J. Purchla (eds.), Cracow: International Cultural Centre and The Idea of Creative City - the Urban Policy Debate, which she co-edited with P. Radwanski (2014).