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Dr. Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik and Marlena Gołębiowska during the celebration of the centenary of establishing Polish-Estonian diplomatic relations

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of establishing Estonian-Polish diplomatic relations and the 30th anniversary of their restoration, the Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Warsaw organized a seminar “Estonia and Poland: Common Past and Future”. The event took place on October 7, 2021 at the Palace on the Isle at the Royal Łazienki Museum. Its first part was...

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„Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine: informational and semantic dimensions”

Diana Kupar, PhD (Uzhhorod National University) will deliver a lecture „Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine: informational and semantic dimensions”. Date: Monday, 4 October 2021Time: 11.30-12.30 amPlace: Institute of Central Europe Diana Kupar, PhD is a lecturer at Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine). Her research includes Russian foreign policy in Central Europe,...

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“The state and perspectives of a partnership between Poland and Ukraine” – presentation of the report at the Economic Forum in Karpacz

As part of the 30th edition of the “Europe of the Carpathians” conference, the report “The state and prospects of a partnership between Poland and Ukraine” was presented, prepared by the Institute of Political Sciences and Administration of UMCS, the Institute of Central Europe in Lublin and the T. Shevchenko Institute of International Relations KUN. During...

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Dr. Andrzej Szabaciuk participated in the debate “Public diplomacy and concern for the good name of Poland abroad”

On August 27-29, 2021, in the building of the Józef Piłsudski Museum in Sulejówek and in Warsaw, the Past / Future Review was held, organized by the Janusz Kurtyka Foundation. This event had a dynamic and multifaceted formula, which consisted of a series of debates, a scientific conference, a Foundation Prize Gala, an exhibition presenting initiatives commemorating the...

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New series: Central Europe

We invite you to read our new series: Central Europe. ewgw The full texts in Polish are available on our website.Central Europe. Conversations about (un)memory, edited by Tomasz Stępniewski, Lublin 2020 Soyuz ruszymyj. The Soviet Union 30 years after the collapse, ed. Zbigniew Rokita, Tomasz Stępniewski, Lublin 2021 Vysehrad torn. Conversations about Central Europe, edited by...

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“People on the Polish-Belarusian border are victims of Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s cynical game” – an interview for PAP with dr. Andrzej Szabaciuk

People on the Polish-Belarusian border are victims of Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s cynical game aimed at destabilizing the political situation in Poland, says political scientist, dr. Andrzej Szabaciuk in an interview with PAP. In his opinion, the president of Belarus wants to force concessions regarding the sanctions imposed on this country by the EU. The full article is to read...

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Independence Day of Ukraine

Today we are celebrating the Independence Day of Ukraine. Happy Birthday! Сьогодні cвяткуємo День Hезалежності України. Бажаємо всього найкращого. Слава Україні. [photo: Jakub Olchowski, graphiti in Netishyn] Udostępnij

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Prof. Tomasz Stępniewski at ICCEES 10th World Virtual Congress

Prof. Tomasz Stępniewski, Deputy Director of the Institute of Central Europe for Research and Analytical Affairs, participated in the international ICCEES 10th World Virtual Congress (August 3-8, 2021, Montreal, Quebec, Canada). On August 4, 2021, he delivered the speech “NATO’s Eastern Flank at the Time of Russia’s Invasion and Occupation of Ukraine”...

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„Wyszehrad porwany. Rozmowy o Europie Środka” – the newest IEŚ monograph

We present you with the collection of conversations “Visegrad torn” – a story about Central Europe told by some of the most interesting people dealing with these matters in the region. While preparing it, our main goal was to present an intriguing perspective on the issues of the region – and we are convinced that our authors have managed to do so. The book...

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Panel “The Three Seas Initiative – where are we today?” during the Local Government Economic Congress – II Three Seas Initiative Forum of Regions, 29th June 2021

The Local Government Economic Congress – the 2nd Forum of the Three Seas Regions, the content partner of which is the Institute of Central Europe, is currently held in Lublin. Our experts – Marlena Gołębiowska from the Baltic Team and dr Łukasz Lewkowicz from the Visegrad Team participated in the panel “The Three Seas Initiative – where are we...

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IEŚ experts at Local Government Economic Congress – II Three Seas Initiative Forum of Regions, 29th-30th June 2021

The Local Government Economic Congress – the 2nd Forum of the Three Seas Regions will take place next week in Lublin. The event aims to strengthen the cohesion of the regions of the European Union by strengthening the socio-economic and scientific cooperation of local governments from Central and Eastern European countries participating in the Three Seas Initiative, i.e....

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IEŚ experts met the College of Europe students in Natolin

Dr Marta Drabczuk, dr Andrzej Szabaciuk (Department of Eastern Europe) and dr hab. Beata Piskorska (Chairperson of the ICE Board) met the students of College of Europe in Natolin. They held for them lectures about the perspectives of EU’s Eastern Partnership policy in the context of the internal situation in Ukraine and Belarus and relations with Russia. Photos thanks to...

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Our experts at FIFTH ANNUAL TARTU CONFERENCE ON RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES

IEŚ experts (prof. Tomasz Stępniewski, dr Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik and dr Andrzej Szabaciuk) took part in  FIFTH ANNUAL TARTU CONFERENCE ON RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES, “Post-Socialist (dis)Orders”, which was held online between 6th and 8th June in Tartu (Estonia).  During the panel „Geopolitics, security and migration in East-Central Europe and in the...

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LUBLIN CENTRAL EUROPE FORUM 2021 / May 20, 2021

Welcome to the first edition of the Lublin Central Europe Forum organized by the Institute of Central Europe in cooperation with numerous partners from Poland and Europe. In 2021, we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the events crucial to the region. Thirty years ago, in February 1991, the Visegrád Group was established as a structure integrating the central part of...

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Webinar “Within and Beyond Common History – from the Constitution of May 3 to current Polish-Lithuanian relations” – April 28, 11:00

We cordially invite you to take part in our webinar “Within and Beyond Common History – from the Constitution of May 3 to current Polish-Lithuanian relations” which will take place on April 28, at 11 a.m. via ZOOM. Our point of departure is the Constitution of May 3, 1791. This historical event was undoubtedly without precedent, and we would like to take a closer...

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Webinar “EU enlargement: What went wrong and when?”, 21.04.2021

We cordialy invite you to take part in our webinar “EU enlargement: What went wrong and when?” on 21st April 2021, at 4 p.m. Two decades after the formal inclusion of the Western Balkans in the process of European integration, the WB6 states remain underdeveloped economically and politically demanding peripheries of the European Union.  Despite the medial coverage...

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IEŚ Policy Papers 7/2020: The Visegrad Group at 30: Achievements and Challenges

We would like to present you with the newest issue of IEŚ Policy Papers 7/2020. The publication is available to read in English version. Our authors are (in alphabetical order): Vít Dostál, Péter Galambos, Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik, Łukasz Lewkowicz, György Odze, Michał Paszkowski, George Soroka, Tomasz Stępniewski, Tomáš Strážay, Andrzej Szabaciuk, Agata Tatarenko,...

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