Sad News

Dear Friends, With great sadness we note the passing away of Alexandra Zubrzycki, wife of one of AIPA founders, professor Jerzy Zubrzycki, mother of Joanna, John, Anna and Tom, a truly heroic Pole – a witness and participant of the most dramatic events in the history of Polish people – and a life-long friend and [...]

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Order of Merit for Mrs Barbara Zagala. Congratulations!

Dear AIPA Friends, I am very proud to share the news that Mrs Barbara Zagala, past Secretary and a long time member of our Institute, has been awarded Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (Krzyz Kawalerski Orderu Zaslugi RP). The Award Ceremony will take place on 23 July, 2014 [...]

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AIPA Guest in 2007, Fr. Professor Michal Heller awarded the Order of White Eagle

Warsaw, May 3, 2014, Last week, on Poland’s Constitution Day, May 3, 2014, Fr. Professor Michal Heller received the Order of White Eagle, the highest Polish state distinction. Professor Heller was a guest of AIPA in 2007 just a year before he received the Templeton Prize in 2008 for his efforts to bridge science and [...]

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Professor Norman Davies in Melbourne

Invitation to meetings with distinguished historian and author of many critically acclaimed books, professor Norman Davies.

Professor Davies is scheduled to give two public lectures in Melbourne, followed by discussion:

Lecture 1 – “East is Beast, West is Best” or “Poland – A Normal Country?” Saturday, 5th April, 4.00pm. Venue: Armagh House, 226 Kooyong Road Toorak. Refreshments will be served.

Lecture 2 – “Ukraine between the EU and Russia”. Monday 7th April, 6.00pm Venue: Monash University, Caulfield Campus. European and EU Centre. Building H.

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Forthcoming visit of Professor Norman Davies. Save the date.

I am delighted to announce that AIPA’s next guest will be the distinguished historian Professor Norman Davies, author of many critically acclaimed books including God’s Playground. A History of Poland (OUP, 1981), Europe: A History (OUP, 1996), Europe at War 1939-1945: No Simple Victory (Macmillan, 2006), Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe (Allen Lane, 2011).

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