The Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding and the City of Gdańsk invite you to a lecture: “Russia: Empire or National State” which will be delivered by Nikolai Petrov, a professor at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and columnist with the Moscow Times. Petrov is also a member of scientific board of the Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies.
Between 1990 and 1995 he served as an advisor to the Russian parliament, government and the presidential office. He published countless books and articles dedicated to the economic analysis of the Russian state, transformation and the socio-political development of Russia. He is also the co-author of the book Russia in 2020: Scenarios for the Future.
The lecture will take place on Thursday October 2nd 2014 at 5:00 pm at ulica Długa 46/47 in Sala Wety of the Ratusz Głównego Miasta Gdańska.
Language: Polish and Russian (simultaneous translation provided)
On October 9th 2014 the European Commission will host a High-Level Conference on Energy Security, in the context of the Covenant of Mayors initiative. Six EU member states are particularly vulnerable to energy supply disruptions as they import 100% of their gas from Russia. The conference will present opportunities to witness how cities from these most exposed countries are taking action to wean themselves off Russian gas, through smart investments in sustainable buildings and transport, renewable heating networks and an overall more intelligent city planning.
New Eastern Europe, the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Polish PEN Club and the Ukrainian PEN Club invite you to the lecture titled “de diversis climatibus - Witnessing a Multicultural Lviv through Modern Architecture and Art”.
The lecture will be given by dr hab. Anna Lewicka-Morawska, from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
The lecture will be held on Tuesday July 15th at 5:00 PM in the Sala Odczytowa (Kino) of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
The lecture will be held in Polish.
For more information please visit: http://www.zamek-krolewski.pl/edukacja/wyklady/cykl-wykladow-polska-ukraina-europa-dziedzictwo-i-przyszlosc/de-diversis-climatibus