An international conference ranging across disciplines, including historical, political, cultural, sociological and philosophical perspectives on original Polish contributions to the history of political ideas from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present.
Co-hosted by Arkady Rzegocki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in London, and Stanley Bill, Lecturer in Polish Studies at the University of Cambridge.
Adam Balcer, Centre for East European Studies, University of Warsaw
Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski, University College London
Elżbieta Ciżewska-Martyńska, University of Warsaw
George Gömöri, Emeritus Fellow, Darwin College, University of Cambridge
Dariusz Karłowicz, Editor-in-Chief of Teologia Polityczna
Marek Kornat, Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences
Jan Kubik, University College London
Ewa Ochman, University of Manchester
Brian Porter-Szűcs, University of Michigan
Aleks Szczerbiak, University of Sussex
All attendees are welcome to join the speakers for coffee and tea at the beginning of the day and in the afternoon coffee break.
Attendees are free to attend the whole day or just selected panels.
10:00 - 10:30: Coffee
10:30 - 11:00: Introduction (Arkady Rzegocki, Stanley Bill)
11:00 - 12:30: Panel 1: Interwar Poland (Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski, Marek Kornat, Adam Balcer)
13:30 - 15:00: Panel 2: Communist Poland (George Gömöri, Jan Kubik, Elżbieta Ciżewska-Martyńska, Dariusz Karłowicz)
15:00 - 15:30: Coffee
15:30 - 17:00: Panel 3: Post-1989 Poland (Aleks Szczerbiak, Brian Porter-Szűcs, Ewa Ochman)
17:00 - 17:30 Final Discussion