MEUCE Polish Series: From Solidarity to Freedom (FIU)

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Venue:FIU - GC 150

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Talk on "Work and the Human Person: John Paul II, Solidarity, and Social Justice" by Dr. Piotr H. Kosicki and Showing of Documentary (“From Solidarity to Freedom").

Dr. Piotr H. Kosicki specializes in the transnational history of 20th-century Europe, focusing particularly on Poland and on religion, politics, and the history of ideas. The recipient of a Ph.D. in History from Princeton University, he is currently ACLS New Faculty Fellow and Lecturer in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Currently under preparation is his book entitled Europe Between Catechism and Revolution: Catholicism, Poland, and the Social Question, 1891-1991. Other topics of research interest include the thought and politics of John Paul II, European Christian Democracy, European historical memory of mass violence (especially as it pertains to Polish-German and Polish-Russian relations), and the revolutions of 1989 in global perspective. He has previously held a Fulbright Fellowship and a Chateaubriand Fellowship, and he has published an edited volume and a dozen articles in five languages.

Location: Florida International University - Modesto A. Maidique Campus - 11200 SW 8th Street - Graham Center - GC 150

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