Sławomir Sierakowski

sierakowskiSławomir Sierakowski is a Polish sociologist and political commentator. He is a founder and leader of Krytyka Polityczna [Political Critique], an Eastern European movement of liberal intellectuals, artists and activists, with branches in Germany, Ukraine and Russia. He is also the director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Warsaw and the president of the Stanislaw Brzozowski Association, overseeing its publishing house, its online opinion site and its cultural centres in Warsaw, Gdansk, Łódź, Kyiv, Cieszyn and 20 smaller locations across Poland. A graduate of the University of Warsaw, Mr. Sierakowski has been awarded fellowships from Yale, Princeton and Harvard and from the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He has written for many journals and newspapers, including The Guardian, El País, Haaretz, Die Tageszeitung and Gazeta Wyborcza. He also worked (as a writer and actor) on the films Mary Koszmary [Nightmares] (2008) and And Europe Will Be Stunned, produced by the Israeli-Dutch visual artist Yael Bartana and became a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times in the autumn of 2013.

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