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Seventh Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference

Sat, Nov 8, 2014, 1:00pm - 7:00pm

You are cordially invited to attend the 

Seventh Annual Kościuszko Chair Conference

on the topic of
Issues in the History and Current Affairs of Poland and Central and Eastern Europe

Saturday, November 8
1:00-7:00 PM 

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036 
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Topics and speakers include:

The Female Dialectical Pawn: “Women’s Lib” Soviet-style
Ms. Emily Butler, doctoral student at Catholic University of America.

Remembering Jan Karski
Mrs. Carol L. Harrison, owner of Carol Harrison/Fine Art Photography + Design. Ms. Harrison will share photos she took of Dr. Karski and will recall her memories of him.

The Polish Operation of the NKVD: New Findings
Dr. Tomasz Sommer, editor-in-chief of the conservative-libertarian weekly, Najwyższy Czas!, and the author of Rozstrzelać Polaków [Shoot the Poles], the first monograph on the “Polish Operation” of the NKVD. (Invited.)

Choosing the Lesser Enemy: Polish Geopolitical Dilemmas during the First World War
Mr. Paweł Styrna, historian and Kościuszko Chair research assistant.

The Counterintelligence Service of the Polish Underground National Armed Forces (NSZ) during the Second World War
Mr. Sebastian Bojemski, a scholar of the Polish anti-Nazi, anti-Soviet underground and the director of PRacownia, a Warsaw-based public relations firm.

Ukraine: One Year Later
Mr. Vilen Khlgatyan, an alumnus of IWP and Vice-Chairman of Political Developments Research Center (PDRC), a think tank based in Yerevan, Armenia.


Please contact with any questions.

This conference is dedicated to the memory of the late General Walter Jajko.