Lech Walesa in the News: Polish Hero or Communist Informant?

Meeting with Marek Jan Chodakiewicz
Professor of History, The Kosciuszko Chair in Polish Studies, IWP

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Tuesday, March 8
2:00 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz is the current holder of the Kosciuszko Chair of Polish Studies.  He has authored numerous works in both English and Polish.

Dr. Chodakiewicz writes weekly columns for popular Polish press and contributes to the SELOUS Foundation. He has also published on foreign policy in various venues, including The Journal of World AffairsAmerican Spectator, and National Review Online.

In addition to numerous popular and scholarly articles, Dr. Chodakiewicz authored, co-authored, edited, and co-edited over fifteen scholarly monographs and documentary collections. His latest include Intermarium: The Land Between the Black and Baltic Seas (2012), which is a depiction of the Eastern Borderlands of the West on the rim of the former Soviet Union, and On the Right and Left (2013), which is a textbook of intellectual history of modern ideologies.

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His interests include the post-Soviet zone, the Second World War and its aftermath, Europe in the 19th and 20th century, Western civilization and its intellectual tradition, extremist movements in history, conspiracy theory and practice, and comparative civilizations.

At IWP, Dr. Chodakiewicz teaches courses on  Mass Murder Prevention in Failed and Failing StatesGeography and Strategy, and Russian Politics and Foreign Policy.  In addition, he leads directed studies.



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