We are pleased to announce a lecture by
Ryszard Piasecki
(University of Lodz)
Polish economist and diplomat
Former Ambassador to Chile

The Promised Land of American Integration

The lecture is going to be a part of the
Western Hemispheric Lectures.

It is an OZN friendly event.
You can get 2 OZN points for participating.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
at 4:00 p.m

Where?

American Studies Center, room 317,
al. Niepodległości 22, Warsaw.

Who?

Ryszard Piasecki is a professor of the University of Lodz, Polish economist and diplomat; a former Ambassador to Chile (2009-2012). He specializes in the economics of development, with the particular focus on Latin America.

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