Jacek Kuron's Legacy: The Last Dissident

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On this week's show, five scholars spoke on the legacy of Jacek Kuron, one of the most important Polish oppositional leaders in Eastern Europe, who died last June. Moderated by Irena Grudzinska Gross, the panel looked at the relationship between Jacek Kuron's politics and social activism.

The speakers were Andrzej Tymowski, Director of International Programs at the American Council on Learned Societies; Padraic Kenney, Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder; Joanna Regulska, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Professor of Geography at Rutgers University; David Ost, Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges; and Jacques Rupnik, Professor of Political Science and Research Director at CERI - Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, Paris.

This event took place as part of the program of the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.

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