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Why can Polish-Lithuanian relations become a model for relations between Warsaw and Kiev? A. Kuczyńska-Zonik, J. Olchowski, A. Szabaciuk and T. Stępniewski in the LRT News programme

Why can Polish-Lithuanian relations become a model for relations between Warsaw and Kiev? On November 11, 1918, Poland regained its independence. It was then that Poland’s conflict with Lithuania and Ukraine really began. How did the date of February 24, 2022 change the course of history in the region? Will historical disputes between nations return? Can the Orthodox...

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Dr hab. Konrad Pawłowski took part in the 5th International Academic Conference on Human Security #HS22: INNOVATION, RESEARCH, AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE (RE)CONFIGURATION OF HUMAN SECURITY

On November 4-5, 2022, the Head of the Balkan Team, dr. Konrad Pawłowski, participated in the 5th International Academic Conference on Human Security #HS22: INNOVATION, RESEARCH, AND KNOWLEDGE in the (RE)CONFIGURATION of HUMAN SECURITY. The conference was organized by the Faculty of Security Sciences of the University of Belgrade (Факултет безбедности...

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Dr Piotr Oleksy participated in the conference “Addressing the Past – Shaping the Future: Memory Politics in Europe and Canada” organized by Victoria University in Canada

Dr. Piotr Oleksy participated in the conference “Addressing the Past – Shaping the Future: Memory Politics in Europe and Canada” organized by Victoria University in Canada. Within the framework of the meeting, he participated in a panel devoted to issues of memory in the Russian war against Ukraine. In his speech, he underlined the importance of the Russian policy of...

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On 25 October, the delegation of IEŚ staff visited Vilnius

On 25 October, a delegation of IEŚ staff visited Vilnius. A working meeting was held with experts from Rytų Europos studijų centras / Eastern Europe Studies Centre and with Ms Beata Pietkiewicz. Apart from that, in the plan there was a visit to the Sejm of the Republic of Lithuania and the cemetery on Rossa. There was also an opportunity to speak for Lithuanian television....

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Working visit of the Institute’s management and analysts at the Witold the Great University in Kaunas / 24th October

On 24 October, the delegation of IEŚ visited the University of Witold the Great in Kaunas. The meetings were held with Vice-Rector Vilma Bijeikienė and Dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy Šarūnas Liekis. ?There were two discussions counducted:Romania on crossroads: Lithuania and Poland? prof. Tomasz Stępniewski, dr Aleksandra Kuczyńska – Zonik, dr...

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Our experts took part in the Central European Seminar

On 21st-23rd October at the Zamość Academy, our experts took part in the Central European Seminar. ? Where is Central Europe heading – Marlena Gołębiowska and Dominik Héjj? Central Europe and Western Balkans – Konrad Pawłowski? Slovakia’s policy towards the war in Ukraine – Łukasz Lewkowicz The event was organized by the Regional Centre for International Debate...

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Prof. Stefano Guzzini at a seminar in IES / 17 October 2022

On 17th October 2022, Professor Stefano Guzzini from Uppsala University and the Danish Institute for International Studies was a guest of our Institute. The meeting with the IES management and analysts began with a speech by prof. Guzzini under the title: “The international system after Russia’s aggression against Ukraine – perspective of realism”. After the...

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Panel: “Disinformation and manipulation – impact on security and regional cooperation” during the Cross-Border Cooperation Congress 2022

IEŚ organized a panel “Disinformation and manipulation – impact on security and regional cooperation” within the framework of the Cross-Border Cooperation Congress 2022, which was held on October 5, 2022 at 3 p.m. at the Ibis Hotel in Lublin. Moderator:Dr Jakub Olchowski – Institute of Central Europe in Lublin, Faculty of Political Science and Journalism...

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On 21st September, Director Beata Surmacz participated in the Convention of Marshals of Polish Voivodeships

On 21st September, the first meeting of the Convention of Marshals of Polish Voivodeships was held under the presidency of the Lubelskie Voivodeship in Kazimierz Dolny. On 1st July, our province took over the six-month long presidency, within which it is going to prepare two conventions in total. The meetings shall end with the establishment of common positions, which shall then...

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REGIONS OF THE THREE SEAS INITIATIVE – presentation of the report

Today, the presentation of the REGIONS OF THE THREE SEAS INITIATIVE report took place at the headquarters of the Marshal’s Office. The event was attended by Deputy Marshal of the Lubelskie Voivodeship Zbigniew Wojciechowski, Director of the Department of Strategy and Development of Marshal’s Office, Bogdan Kawłko, Director of IEŚ, prof. Beata Surmacz and our experts:...

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We kindly invite you to read the newest IEŚ Working Papers 10/2021: High-tech in Central Europe. The importance of the high-technology sector in the decade between the crises

The book in PDF format. The high-tech sector in Central Europe is relatively insignificant compared to the countries in the world and the European Union. Only four of the hundreds of start-ups that were valued at a billion dollars at the end of September 2021 were based in the region. Only six companies from this region were included in the list of the most prominent organizations...

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We kindly invite you to read the newest IEŚ Working Paper 5/2022 Big Brother persists: efforts of Central European countries towards reducing energy supply dependency on Russia.

The book in PDF format. Russia will remain a major supplier of energy resources (oil, natural gas) to Central Europe for many years to come. Their current efforts to rebuild supply include importing natural gas rather than crude oil. This situation is due, among other things, to the nature of the market, its high degree of politicization and the form of distribution (gas...

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On September 2, the Institute of Central Europe hosted the Ambassador of Norway to Poland, His Excellency Mr. Anders H. Eide

On September 2, 2022, Prof. Beata Surmacz, Director of the Institute of Central Europe met with His Excellency Mr. Anders H. Eide, Ambassador of Norway to Poland. The meeting was also attended by the analysts from the Baltic Team (Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik, PhD and Damian Szacawa, PhD) and Eastern Europe (Jakub Olchowski, PhD) and the employees of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in...

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Webinar: „Poland as a leader of European cooperation on the North-South line: the Three Seas Initiative” / 27th July

Centre for Europe of University of Warsaw, Centre for International Relations and Institute of Central Europe invite you to a webinar: „Poland as a leader of European cooperation on the North-South line: the Three Seas Initiative”. The debate will be held in English Our guests will be:Tomasz Stępniewski, PhD, Deputy Director at the Institute of Central Europe in Lublin and...

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