University of Rochester

EVENT: Skalny Center luncheon talk by Krzysztof Zamorski, professor of history at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, on history as a human experience

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: Noon Wednesday, March 30, in the Gamble Room of Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochesterís River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the University community; lunch reservations can be made by calling x5-9898 before noon Monday, March 28

March 15, 2005

Krzysztof Zamorski, professor at the Institute of History at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and visiting professor at the University of Rochester, will answer the question, ďIs History a Human Experience of the Past?,Ē at a noon luncheon seminar on Wednesday, March 30, on the University of Rochesterís River Campus.

His talk in the Gamble Room of Rush Rhees Library is sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of History. It is free and open to the University community.

Zamorski is professor at the Institute of History at Jagiellonian and visiting professor at the Skalny Center this semester. In Poland, his current appointments include head of the advisory board of the Museum of Krakow History; member of the Polish Libraries Council representing the Polish Ministry of Education; and chair of the Department of Theory of History and History of Historiography at the Institute of History at Jagiellonian.

He earned his doctorate at the Faculty of Philosophy and History at Jagiellonian University. In fall 1999, Zamorski also taught at Rochester as a visiting professor at the Skalny Center.

For lunch reservations, contact the Skalny Center at x5-9898 by noon Monday, March 28. Luncheon seminars are part of the centerís continuing Skalny Lecture and Artist Series, which offers lectures, films, musical performances, and other presentations about Poland and Central Europe.




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