Piotr Koryś

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Adjunct Professor of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw

Bronislaw Geremek Visiting Fellow
(September 2016 – June 2017)

Project:

Discontinuity and Economic Development. A New Approach to the Modern Economic History of the Polish Lands in the 19th and 20th century

During my stay in Vienna I want to offer a new interpretation of the modern economic history of the Polish lands–the former territory of the Kingdom of Poland, partitioned by Austria, Russia and Prussia, reunited in 1918 as the 2nd Republic of Poland and reshaped after WWII. The axis of my interpretation is a ‘discontinuity’ (of institutions, of the economy, and of the society), which determined the periods of economic and civilizational convergence and divergence with the Western core during the last two centuries.


Previous stays at the IWM:
1999, Junior Visiting Fellow

 

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Conservatism as an Answer to Liberalism in Politics: The Case of Contemporary Poland

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