Franak Viacorka

Franak Viačorka discusses the Belarusian struggle between Russia and the West

On Thursday, September 19th, Franak Viačorka spoke about the struggle that Belarusians face between Westernization and Russification. Mr.Viačorka is the Vice President of the Digital Communication Network, a consultant for the U.S. Agency for Global Media, and the Creative Director for RFE/RL Belarus Service. He advocates for democracy and personal freedom in post-Soviet countries and…

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz discusses losing his country, Poland

In a panel at IWP on June 13th, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz gave a talk entitled “Losing One’s Country Twice, Finding it Once.” The panel, entitled “Loss of Country,” was co-sponsored by the by the American Academy of Distance Learning and also included discussions on “The Artful Recluse: 17th Century China” with Dr. Richard Bishirjian and…

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Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz comments on visit of Polish President to the U.S.

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz gave two interviews on the recent visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda to the United States, in which he discussed the geopolitics of the alliance between the two countries. His interview with Michał Rachoń: Jedziemy, Minęła20, Woronicza17, may be found here. His interview with Telewizja Republika may be found here. Dr. Chodakiewicz…

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