Edward Czapiewski

Edward Czapiewski was born in 1946 in Zalesie, near Włocławek, Poland. He earned his doctorate from the University of Wroclaw and has served as professor since 2001. Czapiewski was a participant in student protests and co-organizer of a rally at the Faculty of Philosophical and Historical at the University of Wrocław in March 1968. He was also a participant in demonstrations and protests and student adviser during strikes in November and December 1981. He authored articles in independent “Communications of NSZZ” Solidarity “UWr.” After December 13, 1981, he was interrogated in connection with negative opinions about martial law, which he gave during political science classes at the Cultural and Educational Studies and Library Studies in Wroclaw. On January 29, 1982, he was interned in Ośr. He previously served as chairman of the Wrocław Democratic Center, councilor and deputy chairman of the Wrocław City Council. He was co-founder of BBWR, then vice president, chairman of the Program Council and co-creator of the program, and vice president of the Wrocław branch. He was deputy chairman of the Program Council of Polish Radio Wrocław, vice president of the Lower Silesian Federation of Culture in Wrocław, and chairman of the Audit Committee. He served as vice-dean of the Department Historical and Pedagogical Sciences of the University of Wrocław, professor at the University of Lower Silesia in Wrocław, and head of the Department of International Political and Economic Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Journalism. He is an author of articles and scientific studies, including, Concepts of foreign policy of Polish conservatives 1918-1926, Between rebellion and settlement. Shaping of political views of JI Kraszewski, and co-author of Universal History of the 20th Century.