Tag Archives: Kosciuszko Chair

Persian Hospitality: The Poles from the Gulag in Iran

On November 2, 2013, Pawel Styrna, Research Assistant for the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies, discussed “Persian Hospitality: The Poles from the Gulag in Iran” at the Sixth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference at The Institute of World Politics.

Video by Adam Savit, Center for Security Policy

Beyond Solidarity: Polish-Jewish Relations in WWII

On November 2, 2013, Dr. Ewa Kurek discussed Beyond “Solidarity: Polish-Jewish Relations in WWII” at the Sixth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Lecture at The Institute of World Politics.

Video by Adam Savit, Center for Security Policy

The Children of the Victims of the Polish Operation of the NKVD

On November 2, 2013, Dr. Tomasz Sommer discussed “The Children of the Victims of the Polish Operation of the NKVD” at the Sixth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Lecture at The Institute of World Politics.

Video by Adam Savit, Center for Security Policy

Agent Poeta on Ethiopia: The Case of Communist Secret Police Agent Ryszard Kapuscinski

On November 2, 2013, HIH Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie, Chairman of the Crown Council of Ethiopia, gave a lecture on “Agent Poeta on Ethiopia: The Case of Communist Secret Police Agent Ryszard Kapuscinski” at the Sixth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Lecture at The Institute of World Politics.

The full text of his lecture can be found here.

Video by Adam Savit, Center for Security Policy

Sixth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference held at IWP

On Friday, November 2, The Institute of World Politics hosted the Sixth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference.  The Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies at IWP serves as a center for Polish Studies in the broadest sense, including learning, teaching, researching, and writing about Poland’s culture, history, heritage, religion, government, economy, and successes in the arts, sciences, and letters, with special emphasis on the achievements of Polish civilization and its relation to other nations, particularly the United States.

Videos from the lectures can be found here on YouTube.

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