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WCEE Distinguished Lecture. Russia's War on Ukraine and Its Global Impact

Lech Wałęsa, President of Poland (1990-95), Nobel Peace Prize winner (1983)
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
4:00-5:30 PM
Rackham Amphitheatre, 915 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map
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Lech Wałęsa was the co-founder and leader of the Solidarity movement that paved the way to the first democratic elections in Poland in 1989 and the fall of communism in Eastern Europe. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he was the first democratically elected President of Poland since 1926, serving from 1990-95.

This event is sponsored by the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Democracy & Debate, and Weiser Diplomacy Center.

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Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: democracy, poland, polish
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, International Institute, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, Weiser Diplomacy Center, Democracy and Debate

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