Polish Émigré Experts on the USSR and the Evolution of Sovietology in the United States after World War II

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:45pm

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354

Professor Sławomir Łukasiewicz is an historian, political scientist, and Europeanist. Since 2015 he has directed the Institute of European Studies at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, where he is a university professor and chairs the Institute’s Department of Political Science. He also serves as historian for the Lublin branch of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance, where he coordinated a research program on Polish political exile. With research interests encompassing the history of Polish and Central European Cold War exile and related intelligence operations, intellectual history, European integration concepts, the history of Polish historiography, and sovietology, he is widely published, including most recently with Christian Democracy across the Iron Curtain: Europe Redefined, co-edited with Piotr Kosicki (Palgrave, 2018), Third Europe: Polish Federalist Thought in the United States, 1940-1971 (Helena History Press, 2016), and Partia w warunkach emigracji. Dylematy Polskiego Ruchu Wolnościowego „Niepodległość i Demokracja” (ISP PAN, IPN: 2014). His research in the US and across Europe has been supported by grants from institutions that include the Kosciuszko Foundation (1999/2000), the Foundation for Polish Science (2008), the Polish Ministry of Science (2008-2011), and Fulbright (2019-2020), among others.


Sławomir Lukasiewicz, Professor of Histroy, Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski; Visting Scholar, Daivs Center

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

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