Aleksander Kwasniewski - Promoting Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

Friday, September 19, 2008 at 4 pm
Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia/Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies Inaugural Lecture

“Promoting Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe,” with Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of Poland, 1995-2005; and Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership, Georgetown University.

Sponsored by the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for European Studies-European Union Center; Center for Russian and East European Studies; and College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

President Kwasniewski's official website

Watch the video posted on the U-M YouTube channel.

Aleksander Kwasniewski

President Kwasniewski with Eileen Weiser and Ambassador Ronald Weiser, September 19, 2008. Photo by Peter Smith.


Additional Resources

Walter Wasacz, Lecture by Ex-Polish President Inaugurates Ronald and Eileen Weiser Center (Polish Times, October 1, 2008)

The Transformation of Europe
Aleksander Kwasniewski, president of Poland, 1995-2005
Sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center, Center for Russian and East European Studies, and Office of the President. October 26, 2006. audio

Polish Student and Faculty Seminar
Aleksander Kwasniewski, president of Poland, 1995-2005.
Sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center, Center for Russian and East European Studies, and Office of the President. October 24, 2006. audio

Brian Porter, The 1989 Polish Round Table Revisited: Making History (Journal of the International Institute, vol. 6, no. 3, Summer 1999)

Communism's Negotiated Collapse: The Polish Round Table of 1989, Ten Year Later
A Conference at the University of Michigan organized by the Center for Russian and East European Studies. April 7-10, 1999. Conference transcripts and related curricular projects