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The Center for Intermarium Studies is an academic hub that focuses on the geographic region between the Baltic, the Black, and the Adriatic Seas, formerly dominated by the Soviet Union. The Kościuszko Chair, which is part of the Center for Intermarium Studies, serves as a center for Polish Studies.

Poland Warms Up to US for Energy

Poland has been pursuing energy independence on many fronts, including in partnership with the U.S. The Poles have every right to gloat, as they had warned about Russia’s ill intentions long before the invasion of Ukraine and the attendant Russian energy war against the West. First, the Warsaw-conceived Baltic Pipe has been pumping gas from…

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz and Dr. Tomasz Sommer awarded Mackiewicz Prize

On November 10, 2022, at a ceremony in Warsaw, IWP professor Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, IWP Non-Resident Research Professor Dr. Tomasz Sommer, and Dr. Ewa Stankiewicz have been recognized with the prestigious Mackiewicz Prize for their two-volume study of the massacre in Jedwabne. The work, entitled Jedwabne. Historia prawdziwa, examines the circumstances surrounding the 1941…

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Marek Chodakiewicz speaking at Clash of Civilizations Conference

Poland: Nation and Migration

Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz delivered this lecture at the “Clash of Civilizations” conference, a European Parliament event, in Warsaw, Poland, on 26 November 2022.  In early 1939, Professor Wincenty Lutosławski, a leading Christian Nationalist (Endek) philosopher, in his opus The Mission of the Polish Nation (Posłannictwo polskiego narodu), insisted that “To the Polish nation there…

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz to discuss “In the Shadows of the Looming Invasion: Poles, Ukrainians and Bolsheviks in 1918”

On November 22 at 2:00 PM, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz will discuss “In the Shadows of the Looming Invasion: Poles, Ukrainians and Bolsheviks in 1918” in a panel discussion co-sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the Janusz Kurtyka Foundation. Zoom Link to the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95490721989 Learn more about the event.

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Lucja Swiatkowski Cannon joins Center for Intermarium Studies as Senior Research Fellow

Lucja Swiatkowski Cannon has recently joined IWP’s Center for Intermarium Studies as a Senior Research Fellow. Dr. Cannon has spoken at several events for the Center for Intermarium Studies in the past, most recently at IWP’s 12th Annual Kosciuszko Chair Spring Symposium in honor of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel in April 2022, where she discussed “War…

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Owen Smith with General John Singlaub

General John Singlaub, RIP

John K. Singlaub (1921-2022) was a legend among us anti-Communist kids when I was in college: The Reagan/Wolverines Generation. Some of us heard about the General’s exploits in the U.S. Special Forces and the CIA. It started in the Second World War (in both European and Pacific theaters). Then came Korea, Vietnam, Laos, and plenty…

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Poland’s Best Kept Secret

Liberty (wolność) is the most salient and recognizable characteristic of the Polish heritage. The Polish conservative way champions freedom before other treasures of tradition: rather than license, it is freedom with responsibility that Polish conservatives espouse. Christian faith, tradition, family, patria, individualism, property, and order complement liberty in the pantheon of cherished values that have…

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IWP Kościuszko Chair applauds new name of U.S. military base in Poland

The IWP Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies and the Center for Intermarium Studies applaud the U.S. Army’s recent decision to rename its base in Poland Camp Kościuszko, after Thaddeus Kościuszko, who heroically fought for eight years in the American Revolutionary War. Originally from Poland, Thaddeus Kościuszko was recruited by Benjamin Franklin and Silas Deane to…

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