On November 8th, 2021, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz of The Institute of World Politics spoke at an event hosted by the Janusz Kurtyka Foundation titled “International aspects of the First World War and the battle for Lwów/L’viv, 1918.”
The event included presentations by Professor Andrzej Chwalba and Dr. Damian K. Markowski, both of whom won the Janusz Kurtyka Award in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Professor Chwalba discussed his book, The People of Poland at War: 1914-1918, which focuses on the daily life of Polish citizens during World War I. Dr. Markowski also discussed his own book, Lwów or L’viv? Two Uprisings in 1918, which provides context on Ukrainian, Polish, and Jewish narratives on the uprisings in Lviv. Dr. Chodakiewicz offered the introduction, as well as a lecture of his own on the topic of “Causes and Outcomes of the First World War: Some Thoughts on the Intermarium.”
At IWP, Dr. Chodakiewicz holds the Kosciuszko Chair in Polish Studies and is the director of the Center for Intermarium Studies. He teaches courses on Geography and Strategy, Russian Politics and Foreign policy, and Contemporary Global Politics. His full bio is here.