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Ashe Lecture: Poland and the World



We’re excited to present to you our spring semester’s Ashe Lecture with Piotr Wilczek, Polish Ambassador to the United States! The lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30pm in the Toyota Auditorium and is entitled Poland and the World.

Ambassador Wilczek is a prolific literary scholar, historian, writer and translator. He has a PhD (1992) and Habilitation (2001) from the University of Silesia and served as professor and dean there until 2008. Afterwards, he moved to the University of Warsaw and founded the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Wilczek is an active member of the Warsaw-based non-partisan American Study Group at the Polish Institute of International Affairs. Until his diplomatic appointment in the United States, he was Representative in Poland of the New York-based Kosciuszko Foundation. He authored and edited 22 published monographs and more than 100 journal articles which appeared in Poland, the UK, and the United States. On October 21, 2016 he was appointed as Ambassador to the United States and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

Free & open to the public!

 

Please watch a recording of the lecture here! http://mediasite.utk.edu/UTK/Play/13704efff10e4e76a2f077274b2185db1d






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