P. Wawrzeniuk as a live member of Therion, Paris, December 2007
|Born||1971 (age 47–48)|
|Alma mater||Södertörn University|
|Occupation||Musician, singer, historian|
|Title||Senior Lecturer at Södertörn University|
|Genres||Heavy metal, punk rock|
|Associated acts||Therion, Serpent, Carbonized, The Robots|
Wawrzeniuk was a member of Swedish symphonic metal band Therion, doom metal side project of Therion and Entombed members—Serpent, Swedish death metal band Carbonized and Swedish punk rock group The Robots.
He is best known for his membership in Swedish symphonic metal band Therion, where he was singer and drummer between 1992 and 1996. Later he performed as a guest lead vocalist on Secret of the Runes (2001) bonus tracks, Lemuria and Sirius B (2004), and also as a live vocalist during the 20th Year Anniversary Tour in 2007. A cooperation with Joakim Knutsson (Rise and Shine) resulted in creation of Downforce of Doom, a doom act to release its debut album in 2010.
Wawrzeniuk holds a PhD in history, his thesis is entitled Confessional civilising in Ukraine : the bishop Iosyf Shumliansky and the introduction of reforms in the diocese of Lviv 1668-1708. His later research deals with rural cooperatives and citizenship in Austrian and Polish Galicia 1904-1939, identity formation among the villagers of Gammalsvenskby in Ukraine in the nineteenth century, and Polish perception of neighbouring small states' armed forces and security policy in the interwar time.
- Confessional civilising in Ukraine : the bishop Iosyf Shumliansky and the introduction of reforms in the diocese of Lviv 1668-1708, Södertörns högskola, 2005, ISBN 9789189315563
- Societal change and ideological formation among the rural population of the Baltic Area 1880 - 1939, Huddinge Södertörns Högskola, 2008, ISBN 9789185139118
- Kosmonautka, Poławiacze Pereł (Warsaw, Poland), 2014, ISBN 9788393798810. Book spotted and awarded: White Raven 2015 (International Youth Library http://www.ijb.de/spezialbibliothek/white-ravens-2015/single/article/polish-poland-7/193.html, distinction in competition Child Friendly World 2014 http://kopd.pl/aktualnosci/3787/ and nominated to Best Book for Children Award 2014 http://fldd.pl/2015/nagroda/id,210-najlepsza_ksiazka_dzieci.html
- Strażaczka, Poławiacze Pereł (Warsaw, Poland), 2015, ISBN 9788393798834