CCPS Lecture. Free Improvisation and Jazz Avant-Garde in Poland: From Tomasz Stańko to Mikołaj Trzaska
Maciej Lewenstein graduated at Warsaw University in 1978 and joined the Centre for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He finished his PhD in Essen in 1983 and habilitated in 1986 in Warsaw. He was postdoc at Universitaet Essen, at Harvard University, at Commisariat a l'Énergie Atomique in Saclay, and at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics in Boulder. He was on faculty in Saclay (1995-98) and Leibniz University Hannover (1998-2005). In 2005, he moved to Catalonia as ICREA Professor to lead the quantum optics theory program at the Institut de Ciències Fotòniques in Castelldefels. His interests include quantum optics, quantum physics, quantum information, many body theory, and more. His other passion is jazz, and he is the author of Polish Jazz Recordings and Beyond.
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|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Art, European, International, Jazz, Music, Poland|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, International Institute, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia|
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