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Polish Radio – my comments on the Community of Democracies

July 11, 2010


“You won’t teach the mountainmen who are illiterate that democracy is an inherent value in itself” – this and a  few other of my comments on the Community of Democracies in Krakow have been recently broadcast in “Diplomatic Bag” – a weekly program by the Polish Radio (External Service) aiming at English-speaking audience. You can […]

Welcome to the New Middle Ages!

June 22, 2010


The latest issue of Krakow Pressje Magazine is featuring my essay: “Network NEO-MEDIEVALISM” (Polish version: original article with tables) (English version, shortened) Synopsis: I am pointing out that in three areas of humanities – historiography, philosophy of culture and international relations the term “neomedievalism” has  already been used to describe global changes taking place in […]

Acton University 2010 (Grand Rapids, USA)

June 17, 2010


“Get lost from my porch, or I’ll break your neck right now” – said the 70 years-old lady, Mrs Rabinovitz, to Robert’s friends, when they were swashbuckling in the Brooklyn neighborhood by deliberately haunting the old lady’s wooden porch. Astonishingly  – having heard a harsh threat that  seemed – every one would admit it – […]

Death of Polish President – one day later

April 11, 2010


The following words are a part of an essay entitled “What is left from ‘Solidarity’ and solidarity for the future”  (Trieste University, Italy, 2010). These days we are still overwhelmed by deep sorrow after the fatal plane crash on 10th April 2010, which brought death to the President of Poland, his wife, as well as […]