Sławomir Sierakowski

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Sławomir 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.

Sławomir 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, online magazines and newspapers, including The Guardian, El País, Haaretz, Die Tageszeitung, Project Syndicate, Social Europe and Gazeta Wyborcza. And, in autumn 2013, he also became a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times.

Furthermore, Sławomir worked as a writer and actor on the films Mary Koszmary [Nightmares] (2008) and And Europe Will Be Stunned (2007-2011), produced by the Israeli-Dutch visual artist Yael Bartana.

Information valid as of summer 2018