You are cordially invited to
The Zdzislaw R. Zakrzewski
9th Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference
Saturday, November 12, 2016
1:00 PM – 6:30 PM
The Institute of World Politics
1521 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Topics and speakers will include:
The International Energy Outlook – United States, Europe, and Poland
Mr. Sieminski will discuss the international energy outlook and challenges to energy security in the United States and in Europe.
Mr. Adam Sieminski
Paradise of the Jews in Towns and Cities of Poland-Lithuania 1300-1795
There is disagreement between whether the Jews were treated better in royal or private noble towns. Mr. Watson is going to discuss where peace was best fostered, comparing the two types of towns.
Mr. Michael V. Szpindor Watson
The Foundational Lie of Communist Poland: The January 1947 Elections
Mr. Armstrong will analyze the January 1947 Elections that changed the course of Polish history after WWII.
Mr. John Armstrong
Greed or Exasperation? The Reasons for the Latest Wave of Polish Emigration
Mrs. Juczewska will analyze complex reasons for the massive emigration of young Poles at the beginning of the 21st century.
Mrs. Maria Juczewska
Russian School of Cybernetics and Present Day Threats: Continuity and Development
Mr. Trąbinski will discuss the development and the recent phenomena in Russian cybernetics.
Mr. Piotr Trąbinski
This event is sponsored by The Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies.
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