Tag Archives: European Union

Pawel Styrna discusses the situation in Ukraine

On January 15, 2014, Paweł P. Styrna, Research Assistant at the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies, gave a lecture entitled “Ukraine: Between Scylla and Charybdis.” He reviewed the current situation in Ukraine, which, like many of the Intermarium regions, is caught between creating stronger ties with the European Union and with Russia.

This lecture is part of a series on the Intermarium region sponsored by the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies at The Institute of World Politics.

Tymoteusz Zych discusses sovereignty of EU states after the Lisbon Treaty

On Wednesday, December 4, Tymoteusz Zych discussed “Europe after the Lisbon Treaty: Are EU member states still sovereign?” at an event sponsored by the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies at The Institute of World Politics.

Mr. Zych teaches History of Political and Legal Philosophy and Introduction to the Methods of Legal Reasoning at the University of Warsaw. He has a law degree from the University of Warsaw and a degree in humanistic studies from Artes Liberales Academy, an inter-university program established by eight major Polish Universities. He also studied law at Humboldt University in Berlin. Serving as an expert at the Adam Smith Institute, he focuses on issues of regulatory reform, judicial lawmaking, and legal measures in the European demographic crisis. Mr. Zych was awarded numerous research grants and scholarships, including the Scholarship for the Best Young Scholars at the University of Warsaw.

A video of his remarks can be found below.

Vilen Khlgatyan gives a lecture on “Between Moscow and Brussels: Ukrainian and Armenian Dilemmas”

On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Vilen Khlgatyan, Vice-Chairman of the Political Developments Research Center and IWP Class of 2013, discussed “Between Moscow and Brussels: Ukrainian and Armenian Dilemmas.”

This lecture was sponsored by the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies at The Institute of World Politics.

Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union

You are cordially invited to a special lecture on the topic of

Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union

with
Dr. Elizabeth Radziszewski
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Lehigh University
Author, Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union

Wednesday, October 23
2:00 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Please RSVP to kbridges@iwp.edu.

This lecture is sponsored by the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies.

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Elizabeth RadziszewskiElizabeth Radziszewski is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations at Lehigh University and the author of Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union (Routledge, 2013). She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

In addition to her research on public opinion on European integration, she is interested in international conflicts and civil wars. She received grants from the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Council for European Studies, and her work has been published in the Journal of Conflict ResolutionForeign Policy Analysis, and Political Research Quarterly.

Her current project, a book manuscript, examines the impact of private military companies on the termination of civil wars. She enjoys ice dancing and playing the piano.

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