March 19: discussing the regionalist idea with Jan Jurkievič

The “Political Sphere” Institute and Belarusian Collegium, supported by the Polish Institute in Minsk, are inviting for discussion and presentation of the anthology “The Regionalist Idea in the Late 19th – Early 20th Centuries”.

The Regionalist Idea: Reassessing the Political and Cultural Significance” discussion with one of the first researcher of the regionalist idea Jan Jurkievič, Professor at the University in Poznań, will take place at 18:30 on March 19 in Manastyrski Hotel (6 Cyril and Methodius Street).

Jan Jurkievič is one of the most influential Polish historians who studies Polish-Belarusian-Lithuanian relations. His research interests include the history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 16th – 18th centuries, ethnic relations in Belarus and Lithuania in the 19th – early 20th centuries, the early period of Lithuania in historiography of the Early Modern times.

He is the author of three monographs:

Rozwój polskiej myśli politycznej na Litwie i Białorusi w latach 1905-1922, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza, Seria Historia, nr 100, Poznań 1983, ss. 259.
Powinności włościan w dobrach prywatnych w Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim w XVI-XVII w., Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, seria Historia, nr 152, Poznań 1991, ss. 475.
Od Palemona do Giedymina. Wczesnonowożytne wyobrażenia o początkach Litwy, cz. I: W kręgu latopisów litewskich, Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, Seria Historia, nr 221, Poznań 2012.

Jan Jurkievič was awarded the Order for Merits to Lithuania.

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