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.

Kosciuszko Chair holds panel on the persecution of Christians in the post-Ottoman zone

On April 24, 2014, Aram Hamparian, Executive Director of the Armenian National Committee of America; Marek Chodakiewicz, the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies at The Institute of World Politics, and Vilen Khlgatyan Vice-Chairman of the Political Developments Research Center, discussed “Between Extermination and Persecution: Christians in the Post-Ottoman Zone” at The Institute of World Politics. 

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Investing in Cuba: Dr. Chodakiewicz mentioned

The Institute of World Politics was recently mentioned-along with the Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies, and its current holder, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz-in Anólan Ponce’s article in the Cuban-American Spanish-language newspaper, the Miami-based El Nuevo Herald.

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Pawel Styrna discusses “Ukraine: Between Scylla and Charybdis”

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.

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Between Scylla and Charybdis: Ukraine, Russia, and the EU

Ukraine-like so many of the other former “captive nations” of the Central and Eastern European Intermarium-faces a choice between Scylla and Charybdis: an increasingly bold and aggressive post-Soviet Russia, and a socialist-liberal EU hostile to the sovereign nation-state. Meanwhile, Obama’s America is indifferent to the region, and visions of a CEE geopolitical bloc are stalled…

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