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Cold War Revisited: What Can We Learn from History?

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Sławomir Łukasiewicz of Lublin, Poland, and currently a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University, will be in residence on the Delta State University Campus from February 29 to March 2. Dr. Łukasiewicz is a historian, political scientist, Europeanist, and former director of the Institute of European Studies (2015-2019) at John Paul II Catholic University. He also serves as historian for the Lublin branch of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance, where he coordinated a research program on Polish political exile (2011-2015). He is widely published, including most recently, Poland, a chapter in Anna Mazurkiewicz ed., East Central European Migrations during the Cold War. His research in the US and across Europe has been supported by grants from institutions that include the Kosciuszko Foundation (1999/2000), the Foundation for Polish Science (2008), the Polish Ministry of Science (2008-2011), and the Fulbright Commission (2019/2020), among others.

This event is free and open to the Delta State University community, as well as the Cleveland, MS community.

This presentation is conducted through the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). OLF enables Visiting Scholars to share their research interests, speak about their home country, and exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty, and community organizations. Through these lectures, universities forge relationships with the Fulbright Scholar Program, Visiting Scholars, and the Visiting Scholar’s home and host institutions.


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March 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm