Prof. Piotr Wandycz passing

07-08-17 Promocja 0 comment

We are deeply sorry to inform that on July 29, 2017, at the age of 93, passed away an outstanding historian, a long-time lecturer of the Eastern Summer School,

prof. Piotr Wandycz

Prof. Piotr Wandycz. Fot. PAP/J. Bednarczyk

Prof. Piotr Wandycz. Fot. PAP/J. Bednarczyk



Prof. Wandycz was focused on Eastern and Central European history, with particular emphasis on Polish history. He was a lecturer at many universities, such as Indiana, Columbia, Yale.

Prof. Wandycz was a member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America, the Polish Academy of Learning, and an honorary member of the Polish Historical Association. His many other honors included the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta and honorary degrees from the University of Wrocław, the Sorbonne, the Jagiellonian University, and the Catholic University of Lublin. He was associated with Centre for East European Studies of the University of Warsaw, where he was a lecturer at Eastern Summer School.

Wandycz was an author of more than 400 publications.