Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
March 28, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
**A reception will follow the lecture in the CES Atrium from 6:00pm - 7:00pm.**
Acclaimed Polish journalist, Jacek Żakowski, discusses current challenges to Poland’s democracy.
Jacek Żakowski is among Poland’s most highly regarded journalists. Currently, he is a columnist for the weekly Polityka and the daily Gazeta Wyborcza. He also chairs the department of journalism at the Collegium Civitas in Warsaw and hosts a number current affairs shows on radio and television. After completing his studies at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at Warsaw University and working for the Solidarity press centre in the 1980s, Żakowski was a co-founder of Gazeta Wyborcza and served as the first chairman of the Polish Information Agency. He has published several books, including Heart Attack: Understanding the Crisis. He has come to be recognized as a discerning commentator on issues related to democracy, politics and international affairs.