Poland: internationalism, nationalism and challenges of the international environment | University of Oxford

Poland: internationalism, nationalism and challenges of the international environment

Speaker
Dr Aleksander Smolar
Event date
Event time
17:30
Venue
Pembroke College
St Aldate's
Oxford
OX1 1DW
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Aleksander Smolar is President of the Stefan Batory Foundation in Warsaw, an independent private Polish foundation established by American financier and philanthropist George Soros. Between 1971 and 1989, Mr Smolar was an active member of the Polish diaspora on behalf of opposition movements in his native Poland and other Eastern European countries. From 1989 to 1990, he was an advisor to the first democratically-elected Prime Minister of Poland, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, and from 1992-1993, he served as advisor for foreign policy to Prime Minister Hanna Suchocka.