Are you in Poland? If so, you don't have to fly to New York or London
to get my book "Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and
Economics in Volatile World".
It's available not only online - including Amazon KINDLE and Barnes & Noble NOOK,
but also in the American Bookstore network!
In Warsaw: Nowy Swiat 61; Galeria Mokotow, Woloska 12; Arkadia, Jana
Pawla II; Sadyba Best Mall, Powsinska 31; and in Krakow: Galeria
Krakowska, Pawia 5.
December 14, 2011, 16:00, room B5
Piatkowski, Resident Scholar at TIGER and Senior Economist at the World
Bank office in Warsaw, gives a lecture on "Doing Business 2012 in
which will discuss the results for Poland of the World Bank's "Doing
which measures the quality of the business climate in 183 countries
around the world.
December 16, 2011, 10:00 a.m.
"The World Crisis and Development Perspective for Polish Economy" –
such is the title of
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
lecture presented to the opening session of
conference hold at the AGH University of Science and Technology in
Krakow. The event occurs at the Main Audytorium, pavilion A-O.
December 8, 2011
TIGER hosts group of international scholars on seminar on future of
policy making in the next 20 years perspective.
Seminar is organized within international project on "World
and Europe in 2030" which is conducted by the network of
European research institutions.
November 23, 2011, 4:00 p.m., room B6
welcome to the next TIGER's seminar. This time we are going to discuss
on wealth inequalities in Central and Eastern European countries.
Introduction into discussion will be presented by Mr. Giacomo Terenzi
from La Sapienza Universrity.
Mr Terenzi is visiting fellow at TIGER, he is conducting research on
wealth structure in post-socialist economies.
November 17, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
After visits to
Moscow, London, and Beijing it is time to come to ...Wejherowo! There,
at the invitation of the local Chamber of Industry and Commerce,
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
meets with the businessmen and readers,
and presents lecture on "Poland, Europe, and the World - After or
Before the Crisis?" as well as answers the questions of the audience.
November 11-13, 2011
And to China again. This
time I'm invited to present a keynote speech on the financial crisis at
the "2011 Caixin Summit: China and the World".
Caixin Media is an independent media company based in Beijing. Its
publications include: "Caixan Century",
"Caixan Weekly: China Economics and Finance" (in English), "China
Reform", "Comparative Studies", as well as "Caixin Online".
If you speak Chinese you may read my interview given to the Xinhua
Agency on the world economic crisis here.
November 11, 2011, 10:15 a.m.
During Professor Kolodko's visit to
Beijing also the embassy of Poland hosts the event at which he presents
just published in Chinese book
"Zhen Xiang, Miu Wu yu Huang Yan. Duo Bian Shi Jie Zhong de Zheng Zhi
yu Jing Ji" (386 pages).
The book, published by the Foreign Languages Press, is the Chinese
translation of "Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and
Economics in a Volatile World". The event takes place in the
cinema hall at the Poland’s embassy in Beijing.
November 7-10, 2011
Almost a week in Moscow. The series of consultations and interviews,
but mainly the 20-hours course on "Globalization - Transformation -
for the students of Moscow School of Economics at the Lomonosov
University keeps Professor Kolodko
busy in the Russian capital.
It is worth to mention that recently two books by Professor Kolodko
have been published by the MAGISTR Publishing House in Russian: "Mir v
dvizhenii" and "Głobalizacija, transformacija, krizis - czto dalsze?"
November 1, 2011, 18:00
November 1, 2011, 6:00 p.m.
Yet one more time in London. Professor
Kolodko presents a seminar on "Neoliberalism, the World
Crisis, and Uncertain Future"
at the University
The event takes place at room 431-433, the 4th floor, SSEES building,
16 Taviton Street (5 minutes from Euston station WC1H 0BW).
We are delighted to inform that the
new Board of Student Research Centre 'Tygryski' was appointed and
consists of following people:
Piotr Ochociński - President
Karol Kudełka - Vice-President
Jakub Babilon - Vice-President
Ochociński Piotr - President SKN Tygryski
Runiewicz-Wardyn is participating in the post-doctoral short-term
exchange project within the STRIKE
(Science and Technology Research in a Knowledge-based Economy)
initiative. Her project entitled "The role of universities in knowledge
production and spillovers in the high-tech industries.
The case of Flanders Region biotechnology industry" is run under the
working group "Science, technology and knowledge creation".
The project is supported by the EU RTD Framework Programme. The host
person and institution of the project is Professor Michele Cincera from
Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.
October 3-31, 2011
Travelling exhibition. After several shows in different places
countrywide, the photographs by Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko arrives to Gliwice for four weeks.
The exposition of over hundred color pictures can be seen from Monday
to Friday, since 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., at the Gallery "Zakamarek",
23 Kaszubska Street.
You are welcome! Professor Kolodko is visiting the Gallery himself on
Monday, October 17th, at 4:00 p.m., and this is just one more
opportunity to get his books on the volatile world signed.
Elzbieta Dzikowska on Prof. Kolodko's
photographs (in Polish)
In the afternoon, at 2:00 p.m., Professor Kolodko
presents a lecture
"Crisis Economics and Politics: the Future Challenges" at Rzeszow
University. The event occurs at Zalesie Campus, 4, Zelwerowicza Street,
October 17, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
At the invitation of the Silesian University of TechnologyProfessor Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays
a visit to Gliwice and presents lecture on "The Downfall of
Neoliberalism - and What Next?".
The meeting occurs in Auditorium B in the Education and Congress Center
of the University in Gliwice, at 18B Konarski Street.
October 12, 2011, 2:00 p.m., room D 304
The Students Scientific Club ‘Little Tigers’ invites for public lecture
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
Director of TIGER.
After the talk on "Globalization, Crisis and what Next?", there will be
occasion to ask questions and take part in the discussion on the
perspectives for global economy.
October 11, 2011
Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn
will participate in the OPEN DAYS 2011 - Week of Regions and Cities
workshop "Do more with less - Case study: The creative sector" in
The event, at which cities and regions will present best practices from
regional programmes delivering smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
October 6-10, 2011
To Greece for the rescue? Not really, although what Greece must expect
Professor Kolodko has written recently on both, the
"Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World"
blog and on his profile at.
This time the reason for a working trip to Greece is participation in a
big international conference on "Dialogue of civilizations".
Professor Kolodko speaks on the interdependence between economies,
culture, politics, and environment, and their impact on development and
stagnation on the worldwide scale, as well as he's outlining the major
challenges for the long-term future.
October 1, 2011
The new academic season Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodkostarts
not with lecturing at the London School of Economics or at the Moscow's
Lomonosov University (everything in due time) but in ...Starachowice
It is appealing to spread progressive socio-economic thought and
interdisciplinary knowledge everywhere, and answer the questions people
In Starachowice, at 11:30 a.m., the TIGER Director meets the readers in
the Adolf Dygasinski Town Public Library
(5, Kochanoski Street) and talks on "Whither the World, Whither
Poland", and in the afternoon, at 4:30 p.m.,
in Radom he is hosted by the Association 'Czarni'.
In the Gombrowicz Museum Wsola Professor Kolodko delivers a lecture
called "The World at the Extent of Thought".
Everybody living nearby is welcome!
September 10-30, 2011
The exhibition of Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko's
photographs, entitled "The Neighbors", is presented at the Culture Center in Krynica-Zdroj.
The opening of the show, at which you may enjoy over hundred
photographs taken around the world, with the participation of author
and signing his book on the global affairs,
takes place on Saturday, September 10th, at 5:00 p.m., at Art Gallery
"Siedlisko", 19, Pilsudski Street. You're welcome!
September 26-27, 2011
Centre for European
Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG) of Warsaw University organizes
"Cities and their Universities for Creation of Knowledge and
Innovation". Dr. Malgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn takes part in the seminar
to present paper entitled:
"The Innovation Process of European Regions: From Absorption to
Knowledge Creation Capacities of European Regions".
September 15-16, 2011
United Nations Development
Program, UNDP, and the Committee for Finance and Budgetary Affairs of
the National Assembly of Viet Nam organize special conference for the
Vietnamese MPs on the fiscal issues.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents opening lecture on "Fiscal
Management Reforms in Transition Countries".
The conference takes place in Hoi An in central Viet Nam.
September 11, 2011
Marathon uphill is done! Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko has concluded his participation in and
contribution to the Economic Forum in Krynica by running 26 miles and
sometimes quite uphill. This is the TIGER Director's third marathon
this year and already the 37th during last ten
years. Keep going!
At the finish line with Dr. Zygmunt Berdychowski, the organizer of
Economic Forum and Running Festival in Krynica
September 7-9, 2011
As usually at this time of the year, the Economic Forum
takes place in Krynica-Zdroj, Poland.
It's already 21st edition of such gathering, this time under the title
"European Dilemmas: Partnership or Rivalry?" On the first day of
meeting a debate, called "Poland, Europe, the World - After or Before
the Crisis?", occurs.
It's co-hosted by the Transformation, Integration, and Globalization
Economic Research, TIGER, and the Deutsche Bank Polska SA.
The panel, led by Professor Krzysztof Kalicki, the President of the
Board of Deutsche Bank Polska SA,
includes also Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
the TIGER Director, Professor Daniel Hamilton,
Director of the Center for Transatlantic Studies at the Paul H. Nitze
School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University, Mr.
Peter Tils, Executive Director of Deutsche Bank AG, and Professor
Andrzej K. Kozminski, Rector of Kozminski University.
July 2-5, 2011
On July 3rd there is the historical election in Thailand, which may
decide about this country's future.
In such hot - politically and literary - atmosphere Professor
G. W. Kolodko presents two lectures on the world economy and
development policy in Bangkok.
On Monday, July 4th, at 1:00 p.m. he talks at the Thammasat
Univeristy and the following day, at 6:00 p.m., at the Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University.
June 27, 2011
Dr Marcin Piątkowski delivered a lecture on "Raising Poland's
Competitiveness: Macro and Sectoral Context" during a seminar on
"An Integrated Industrial Policy for the Globalisation Era. Putting
Competitiveness and Sustainability at Centre Stage"
organized by the European Economic and Social Committee
and held at the Warsaw Representative
office of the European Commission.
June 25-26, 2011
And again to Beijing. This time, together with Dr. Henry Kissinger, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a keynote speech on the global
economy and aftermath of world economic crisis at
the Second Global Think Tank Summit hosted by the China
Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE).
The Summit consists of a main forum and four parallel sub-forums on
June 26. The theme of the main forum is "Global Economic Governance:
The four sub-forums focus on such themes as "Energy Security and
Nuclear Power", "Industrial Relocation and Restructuring", "Capital
Flow and Investment Environment", and "Global Economic Governance and
the Role of Think Tank".
June 18, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Just two weeks remain to the Poland's European Union presidency (July
1st - December 31st, 2011).
On this occasion the European Center of Warsaw University organizes the
European Forum called "Culturally
about the Presidency".
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
announced as "former twice deputy Prime Minister and Minister of
Finance, privately the art admirer and traveller.
The member of European Academy of Science, Art and Literature", takes a
part in panel discussion on "What to be Pride of? What's Been Chosen
and What's Been Forgotten?" The event occurs at the Warsaw Old Town at Lokal
Użytkowy, 27/29 Brzozowa St.
June 6-10, 2011
Dr Marcin Piątkowski participates in a seminar in Rio de Janeiro on
"Development Impact Evaluation in Finance and Private Sector" organized
by the World Bank.
As part of the seminar Dr. Piątkowski delivers a lecture on "Public
support for Entreprise Innovation Policy".
June 9, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
On the occasion of Jubilee of Professor Andrzej K. Kozminski,
the Rector of Kozminski University, the Poltext
has published book called "Kozminski - Reactivation"
It consists of interesting, multidisciplinary talks conducted with
Professor by almost twenty distinguished intellectuals, researches, and
The volume includes also the conversation between Rector Kozminski and
TIGER's Director, Prof. Kolodko,
inter alia on the feedbacks between economics and politics ("Ekonomia i
polityka", p. 222-239).
You may find on line the fotocast (fotocasty.pl/1680/kozminski-kolodko)
with some excerpts of this interview.
And now there is just one more chance to meet the Author and his
interlocutors at the Warsaw Bookseller Club, at the
22/24 , Old Town Square. You're welcome!
"Polska - The Times" publishes (May 13th-15th) Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko's
proposal that the European Union during the time of forthcoming
launched an initiative to provide extensive technical assistance
helping the regional integration processes in less developed part of
"The Warsaw Initiative" is presented also at the opinion-leading
portals and blogs of the World Bank, "Let's Talk Developmnet" and
Professor Roubini's, "Roubini Global Economics".
"How does one become the 'renaissance man' in this modern age?" This is
the question asked in Professor Kolodko's interview with
the Polish Library in Washington magazine.
May 31, 2011, 12:15 p.m.
Under the title "Partnership for modernization" the
6th Europe - Russia Forum
takes place in Warsaw under the Honorary Patronage of Mr Grzegorz
Schetyna, President of the Polish Sejm.
The event 'creates a platform for discussion on the current state of
cooperation within the Eurasian Continent, in which the modernization
programme would be a factor in Russia's construction of the "Common
space between the European Union and Russia"'.
The TIGER Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
participates in panel debate on "Political and Economic Situation in
Russia in 2010", which inaugurates the meeting immediately after the
presentation of "Russia 2010. The Transformation Report". The Forum is
organized by the Foundation Institute for Eastern
May 23-28, 2011
Runiewicz-Wardyn will participate in The Competition and Innovation
Summer School (CISS),
organized by The Catholic University of Leuven, ZEW Mannheim and EU
STRIKE/COST program in Turunç (Turkey).
Dr. Runiewicz-Wardyn will deliver the lecture entitled "The role of
clusters in creation and diffusion of knowledge in the EU regions".
May 25, 2011, 16:00, room B5
We host Dr. Marek
Mazur from DOFEM consulting firm, OECD consultant, and a former advisor
to Poland's Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance
Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko. The
title of his presentation: "Reform of the Polish pension system.
Principles, current status and prospects".
May 17, 2011
And now two events at the University of Cambridge.
Between the Edinburgh lecture on Monday and London conference on
Wednesday Professor G. W. Kołodko
has a seminar on "Whither the World? Whither Europe? In Quest for New
Paradigm of Development",
(at 11:00 a.m., room W1.01, Cambridge Judge Business School,
Trumpington street) and presents a book "Truth, Errors, and Lies:
Politics and Economics in a Volatile World" (at 1:00 p.m., room W2.02,
Cambridge Judge Business School).
The events take place at the invitation of the President of Cambridge
Queens College, Lord John Eatwell.
May 11, 2011, 4:00
On the occasion of 20th anniversary of the Center for Europe at the
University of WarsawProfessor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
delivers a special lecture on "Globalization, Crisis - and What Next?"
The Center, which celebrates its 20th anniversary, was established in
1991 and is one of the oldest academic organization in Poland involved
in the European Studies.
The event occurs in the conference auditorium in the new Warsaw
University Library, BUW, at Dobra Street.
May 5, 2011
Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf
and Queen Silvia of Sweden pay a State
Visit to Poland on 4-6 May at the invitation of President
On this occasion Professor Kolodko
addresses the accompanying Swedish business delegation and with a talk
on "Poland's Economy: Challenges and Prospects".
Head of the business delegation is Mr Ulf Berg, CEO of Swedish Trade
Council. The event takes place at the premises of Warsaw Stock
Exchange. At the evening, at the invitation of Their Majesties,
Director of TIGER attends the royal dinner.
Photo: Ewa-Marie Rundquist
May 2-5, 2011
Dr. Marcin Piątkowski and mgr Sylwia Para will participate in 4TH AUGUR
WORKSHOP organized by ISMERI in Fara Sabina / Italy.
Monthly "Vege" (No. 4/2011, p. 30-39), promoting healthy style of live,
publishes an interview with TIGER's Director.
The talk, conducted with Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko by
Ms. Urszula Rzeszutek, is entitled "The Thoughts Are Running Together
Interview (in Polish)
The April issue of FORBES publishes (pp. 36-40) interview
"20 questions to Grzegorz W. Kolodko" (in Polish)
in which I'm discussing the state of world affairs, economic aftermath
of Japanese cataclysm, implications of the Arab countries revolutions,
incoming great wave of uncontrolled migration, and the risk of an Even
April 28, 2011
In Brussels gathers the Scientific Council of Foundation for European
Progressive Studies (FEPS).
The Council - of which Professor Kolodko
is a member - discusses the framework for the "Call to Europe"
Conference to be held at end of June also in Brussels.
The conference will deliberate on the long-term alternatives and future
for the three major issues: Political Europe; Next Social Europe; and
Europe in the world.
April 20, 2011,
The Students Council of Warsaw Scholl of Economics (SGH) invites for
public lecture by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
entitled "The World and Poland: after or before crisis?" (in Polish).
The event occurs in the main building of SGH in Aula VII. And, after
the lecture and discussion, yet another occasion to get his bestselling books with personal
dedication and autograph!
April 13, 2011,
3:00 p.m., room B5
At the April's TIGER seminar we host Professor Jerzy Osiatynski,
Economic Advisor to Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski, Chairman
of the Scientific Board of the Institute of Economic Sciences at the
Polish Academy of Sciences, lecturer at WSBiF in Bielsko-Biala and
Poland's Minister of Finance in 1992-93.
The topic of presentation is "Macroeconomic strategy for Poland during
the global crisis and forthcoming challenges".
April 11-12, 2011
Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at TIGER, presents paper titled
"Macroeconomic Aspects of Fiscal Adjustment in Poland"
during conference on "Economic and Legal Conditions for Reduction
Budget Deficit and Public Debt".
The conference is organized by Marie Curie University in Lublin,
agenda (in Polish)
April 10, 2011
Taking the eminent 22,886th position out of
40,000 runners competing in the Marathon
de Paris is not that bad, is it?...
And this is the place Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has
taken after running 26 miles and 300 yards in this gorgeous course.
This was already 36th marathon the TIGER
Director finished over last ten years.
April 6, 2011
Dr Marcin Piatkowski delivers a lecture on "Central Europe: New Growth
in the Poses Roundtable Series organized by a DC-based think-tank
Central European Policy Analysis (CEPA).
The paper on "Do We Need to Protect Intellectual Property Rights?",
written by Vladimir Popov, has been published in our TIGER Working Paper Series (No.
March 30, 2011
Dr. Marcin Piatkowski is a keynote speaker during a Hungarian
Presidency High Level Economic Policy Seminar in Budapest.
Title of his lecture: "Growth Enhancing Structural Reforms".
Conference program PDF
March 21-27, 2011
Under the title "Lessons of the past" weekly "Warsaw Business Journal"
has published the interview with TIGER Director,
Grzegorz W. Kolodko (p. 8-9). The interview was conducted by
March 25, 2011,
"Determinants and Perspectives of Economic Development in Poland" -
this is the title of keynote speech (in Polish) by
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presented at the openning of the Forum
"Investments in Eastern Poland".
The event is hosted by Targi Kielce S.A., Kielce, 1, Zakladowa St.
March 11, 2011
Dr. Malgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn takes part in the international
"Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020", organized by The
Statistical Office of the European Communities European in Brussels.
The aim of the conference is to discuss the role of statistics in
policymaking and political decision-making.
March 9-11, 2011
The TIGER Director, Professor G. W. Kolodko
presents a keynote speech on "Whither the World, Whither Europe? Clash
of Civilizations or Global Melting Pot?"
at the Berlin International Economics Congress 2011: "An International
Conference on the Future of Nation Branding, Tourism and International
Investment in a Globalized World".
The conference is hosted by the
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy.
March 3, 2011, 7:00
Dr. Marcin Piątkowski delivers a lecture on "The Coming Golden Age of
New Europe" in the seminar series "Reform for Poland"
organized by the Institute of Economic and Social Studies and
International Finance Science Club of the Warsaw School of Economics.
March 1, 2011, 8:00
p.m. (GMT -5)
The interview with Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
for "The Agenda with Steve Paikin"
has been aired by the TVO channel, Canada, and now can be seen on the
The talk, lasting over 23 minutes, is called "Grzegorz Kolodko:
Learning From the Past", and was advertised as follows: "A Polish
lesson on development. Poland's Former Finance Minister Grzegorz
Kolodko and the new rules of the political-economic game."
February 25 - March
After the recent publication of the book entitled "Głobalizacija, transformacija, krizis - szto
Crisis - What Next?") - the Russian edition of the Polish book called
"The World at the Extent of Thought" - the author presents couple of
lectures at the Moscow's universities and research institutes. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko visits,
inter alia, the MGIMO (Monday,
February 28th, 12:00 p.m.), the Finance University
(Tuesday, March 1st, 10:00 a.m.), and the Plekhanov Economic
University (Tuesday, March 1st, 1:30 p.m.).
Book review (in Russian)
January - February
Next four numbers (121, 122, 123 and 124) of TIGER Working Papers
have been published: "Euro Sovereign Debt: Would a Single European Bond
Work?" by Mario Nuti, "To Devalue or not to Devalue? How East European
countries responded to the outflow of capital in 1997-99 and in
2008-09" and "Development Theories and Development Experience: Half a
Century Journey" by Vladimir Popov and "The Inexorable Rise of
Chimerica: The Long-Term Scenario" by Marcin Piatkowski.
We encourage to read these interesting papers!
Columbia University Press publishes the interview with
Grzegorz W. Kolodko,
the author of book on "Truth, Errors, and Lies. Politics and Economics
in a Volatile World", recently released by this publishing house.
February 27, 2011,
2:00 p.m. Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko
meets with the readers in the Moscow Books House at 8, Novy Arbat.
During the meeting he presents his newest book in Russian
"Głobalizacija, transformacija, krizis - szto dalsze?" ("Globalization,
Transformation, Crisis - What Next?").
The event is attended also by Professor Ruslan Grinberg, Director of
the Economics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
who has written an Introduction to the book.
Book's contents (in Russian)
February 23, 2011,
9:00 p.m. EST
(3 a.m. on February 24, Central European Time)
The Wilson Center, Washington, DC, airs the interview about the global
issues and the book
Errors, and Lies. Politics and Economics in a Volatile World"
Grzegorz W. Kolodko.
The interview, conducted by John Milewski, is presented within the
The broadcast will be Re-air (all schedule in EST, i.e., Greenwich -5)
at midnight and repeated several times:
• Friday 12:00 PM (Noon)
• Sunday 12:00 PM (Noon)
• Monday 11:00 AM
• Tuesday 5:00 AM
Below you can find a document that describes the various ways to watch
"Dialogue". Where to find "Dialogue"
February 23, 2011,
10:15 a.m., room B5
Union 'Tygryski' would like to invite you to the special Xth
anniversary conference 'Targets of the Student Unions in the modern
Our special guests will be the Rector of Kozminski University prof.
Andrzej K. Kozminski and the President of TIGER Reseach Centre prof.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko.
February 14, 2011,
At the conclusion of his Tour de America, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a lecture and seminar at
the World Bank.
At the invitation of the Senior Vice President & Chief
Professor Justin Yifu Lin, the TIGER Director speaks on
"Whither the World? In Quest for a New Paradigm in Development". The
event occurs in Washington, DC, at the World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW.
Seminar with Professor
Senior Vice-president for Development
and Chief Economist of the World Bank
February 14, 2011
recent visit to the United Nations headquarter at New York, the TIGER
Director was interviewed by the Chinese Xinhua Agency.
Grzegorz W. Kolodko has answered several questions on
globalization, the world economy, development economics,
and social and economic policies.
February 6, 2011
During a short break in true marathon of lectures and seminars at North
just between the book presentation at Cornell and Yale, Professor
Grzegorz W. Kolodko run one more marathon!
This time it was the Melbourne
and Beaches Music Marathon at the Atlantic coast of Florida.
Chilly and windy weather, and 4 hours 43 minutes and 29 seconds, what
implies the 10th position in his age category.
February 4, 2011,
"Whither the World, Whither Europe? How to Govern the Post-Crisis
Globalization", this is the title of Professor
Kolodko's lecture at the Cornell Institute for European
The event, co-sponsored by the Emerging Markets Institute of Cornell's
Johnson Graduate School of Management takes place at the Cornell
University campus, at the venue of CIES, the Cornell Center
for European Studies, in Ithaca, NY, 120 Uris Hall.
February 3, 2011,
"Whither the World? Whither Civilization?" - this is the topic of
seminar led by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko
at the United Nations University in New York.
The lecture, hosted by the Rector of UNU, Professor Jean-Marc Coicaud,
takes place at Conference Room 6, Temporary North Lawn Building (TNLB)
UN Headquarters, at Manhattan.
This event will include a simultaneous
live, interactive webcast, for those who are not able to attend in
Register here to access the webcast on the
day of the event.
Interview at United Nations Univeristy (part 1, part 2)
February 1, 2011,
6:45 p.m. The American Polish Forum is
pleased to host the LEADERSHIP IN ECONOMIC THINKING AND POLICYMAKING
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, former Deputy Premier and Finance
Minister of Poland.
The "Leadership In..." series was instituted by the American Polish
Forum in order to:
(1) Develop close relationships with current leaders who are friends of
the United States and Poland;
(2) Learn about the leadership styles they have used across their
(3) Discuss leadership "best practices" that you can apply in your own
The event (by invitation only) occurs at the Offices of WilmerHale LLP,
18th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC.
The two worlds of Professor Kolodko "Truth, Errors
and Lies: The Politics and Economics in a Volatile World" (now avaiable
from the Columbia University Press at www.cup.columbia.edu!)
and "Swiat na wyciagniecie mysli" ("The World at the Extent of Tought")
drive continuously great interest both in Poland and worldwide.
It's confirmed again by the numerous visit at the special website
portal, the NAVIGATOR - www.volatileworld.net.
So far, since the books were published respectively in April 2008 (and
the American edition in January 2011) and in October 2010,
there had been as many as 82 370 visits from 98 countries.
Grzegorz W. Kołodko, "Świat na wyciągnięcie myśli",
Prószyński i S-ka
Bertrand M. Patenaude, "Trocki. Upadek
rewolucjonisty", tłum. Jerzy Wołk-Łaniewski, Wydawnictwo Dolnośląskie
Estera Żeromska, "Japoński teatr klasyczny. Korzenie
i metamorfozy", Trio, teatr
Janusz Głowacki, "Good night, Dżerzi", Świat Książki,
January 19, 2011,
16:00, room B5
TIGER invites for the monthly seminar. This time we host Mr. Rafal
Juszczak, one of the most accomplished Polish young managers (age 41),
Deputy CEO of Prokom Investments S.A., a member of Supervisory Boards
of Bioton and Petrolinvest, CEO of PKO BP (2007-08), the largest bank
and CEO of the First Ukrainian International Bank (2008-10).
He speaks on "'The times of chaos create great heroes'. The art of
management over complex banking projects".
January 18, 2011
Europe in 2025" - this is a title of the research project which is
realized by international consortium of research centers.
Leader of the consortium is Paris North University (Université
Paris Nord) and TIGER is one of the participant.
On January 18th in Paris takes place research seminar within the
project. TIGER is represented by dr Jacek Tomkiewicz.
December 31, 2010 -
January 16, 2011
From Krakow to Zakopane it's not far away, so first, after over a month
show in Krakow,
here comes the exposition of the photographs by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. The
exhibition, entitled "The Neighbors",
is hosted by the Count Wladyslaw Zamoyski Art Gallery, Krupowki 41. The
opening, with the attendance of the author,
takes place in the New Year eve afternoon, at 4:00 p.m.
Your're welcome to join the party!