The visit of Professor Norman Davies - the world-class historian specialising in the history of Central and Eastern Europe, author of such works as "God's Playground: A History of Poland" or "Europe. A History" - in Poznan is just around the corner.
The City of Poznan and the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University have the great pleasure to invite to the meeting with Professor Norman Davis under the theme "A Global Journey into History".
The meeting will be held as a part of the cycle of open lectures - "Academic Poznan" - co-organised by the City Development and International Cooperation Department of the Poznan City Hall. With the support of the City, more than 270 lectures of recognised scientists and artists have been held to this day.
All interested are welcomed on Friday, 31 May at 6:00 PM, Auditorium Maximum, Collegium Iuridicum Novum (Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan) u), at Al. Niepodległości 53.
The lecture will be held in Polish language.
Norman Davies (born in 1939) - a British-Polish historian, fellow of the Polish Academy of Learning and the British Academy, Honorary Fellow at St. Antony's College in Oxford and professor of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle, Order of Polonia Restituta and of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.
The author of "White Eagle, Red Star" (1972), "God's Playground: A History of Poland" (1981), the bestseller "Europe. A history" (1996), "The Isles. A history" (1998), "Microcosm: Portrait of a Central European City " (in cooperation with R. Moorhouse, 2002), "Rising "44" (2003), "Europe at War 1939-45. No simple victory" (2006) and "Vanished Kingdoms" (2011).
His books were translated into more than 20 languages and the author himself gives regular speeches in public media; he has given guest lectures at the Universities of Columbia, McGill, Hokkaido, Stanford, Harvard and the Australian National in Canberra.