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Thursday, October 30, 2014

25 Years of Democracy in Poland: Accomplishments and New Challenges

Lecture | October 30 | 5:15-7:15 p.m. | Doe Library, 101 - Morrison Library

Adam Michnik, Editor-in-chief, Gazeta Wyborcza

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

Poland is a country of great success - most recently exemplified by the election of Donald Tusk as the President of the European Council. What obstacles did Poland have to overcome? How did it achieve its success? It is especially important to compare Poland with other post-communist states. The examples of Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and Hungary are particularly important in this respect, as are...   More >