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August Zaleski Memorial Lecture in Modern Polish History

Populism, Polish Style: Can Liberal Democracy Be Saved?​


March 28, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

August Zaleski Memorial Lecture in Modern Polish History

Populism, Polish Style: Can Liberal Democracy Be Saved?​


March 28, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
March 28, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
Video recording 1h:39m

**A reception will follow the lecture in the CES Atrium from 6:00pm - 7:00pm.**

About

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.

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