New Polish-Russian Opportunity (or not) after Katyn's 70th anniversary Chopin Theatre

Prof. Andrzej Nowak, of Jagiellonian University, and  Poland’s leading historian of Polish-Russian history will speak on the subject of  whether, after centuries of painful and tragic coexistence, the two countries can  develop a new relation. 


05/02/10 - 05/02/10

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Prof. Andrzej Nowak, of Jagiellonian University, and  Poland’s leading historian of Polish-Russian history will speak on the subject of  whether, after centuries of painful and tragic coexistence, the two countries can  develop a new relation.  In the following discussion the audience will have the opportunity to share their opinion as to whether mutual trust is possible.  The developments of the last few days (Norway and Ukraine) illustrate the importance of the subject. 

 

Lecture and discussion followed by a complimentary reception catered by Kasia’s Deli and Oakmill Bakery with cash bar with Zywiec.  Mr. Nowak’s lodging has been generously supported by Seneca Hotel.


Andrzej Nowak is a historian and publicist.  Currently Professor  of History at Jagiellonian University and Department Head of its Eastern European Section.  He is a member of Polish Academy of Sciences, where he is the director of Department of Russian and Soviet Studies.  Prof. Nowak is the Editor in Chief of ARCANA, a political and cultural magazine. Author of four books, some 60 historical publications (articles and studies) in scientific periodicals and dozens of articles, reviews and interviews, including many in the underground publications up to 1989.  His main research areas are cultural and political history and thought of Eastern Europe in 19th and 20th centuries, political philosophy; international political relations; modern mass-media. He is considered one of top Polish experts on past and present Polish-Russian relations.

 

Performers
Andrzej Nowak

Tags: Literary, Polish, New Europe, 2010