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NAVIGATOR to the book by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko

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2015

2015
Palgrave Macmillan has published new book by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko entitled „Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future”. The work is released in two parts:  Vol. I and Vol. II. Let’s mention that the pictures at the both volumes covers are also made by Professor Kolodko.

2015
The Ukrainian edition of Professor Kolodko's book "Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World" is already the tenth language in which the book is available. The book is translated in Farsi (contemporary Persian) and so far has been published in English, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Polish, Ukrainian, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Hungarian. All together over 100 thousand copies have been sold worldwide.

2015
The Chinese edition of Professor Kolodko's international bestseller „Whither the World: the Political Economy of the Future" (Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills & Basingstoke, Hampshire 2014, vol. I 224 pp. & vol. II 226 pp.), entitled „Shi Jie Qu Xiang He Fang: Wei Lai De Zheng Zhi Jing Ji Xue” (Foreign Languages Press, Pekin 2015, 328 pp.), is already the fifth language in which the book has been published. The other languages are Polish, „Dokąd zmierza świat. Ekonomia polityczna przyszłości" (Prószyński i S-ka, Warszawa 2013, 448 pp.), Russian, „Kuda idiot mir. Politiczeskaja ekonomija buduszczego" (Izdatielstwo Magistr, Moskwa 2014,  528 pp.), and Romanian, „Incotro se indreapta lumea. Economia politica a viitorului" (Editura Polirom, Bucharest 2015, 328 pp).



December 19, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
The TIGER Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, concludes the working year with the participation in panel debate on “The Economic Future of Poland after 2020. What Will Drive Development When the European Financial Sources Will Dry?” at the Industrial Forum. The event, which takes place in Karpacz, is organized the Institute of Eastern Studies.  

December 16, 2015
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Secretariat for Cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European Countries and China Foundation for International Studies (CFIS) jointly organize the Third High-Level Symposium of Think Tanks of China and Central and Eastern European Countries on “From Suzhou Onwards: Think Tank Exchanges in Support of 16+1 Cooperation”.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko takes a part in the debate with a keynote speech on “New Pragmatism and the Way Forward for China and East Central Europe Co-operation”.


Grzogrz Kolodko


December 11, 2015, 9:30 a.m., room D202
At the 3rd All-Poland Scientific Conference of the PhD Students, hosted by the Kozminski University, Professor G. W. Kolodko presents the opening lecture on “Whither the World, Wither the Economics”. The conference discusses three problem areas: strategic management and new methods of management; organizational culture and human resources management; economics and finance.

December 7-10, 2015 10:15 a.m., room B17
Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz takes part in the seminar on economic competiveness. Seminar is organized by Harvard University.

http://www.isc.hbs.edu/Pages/default.aspx

December 8, 2015, 10:15 a.m., auditorium B17
On the jubilee, 25th Kozminski University & TIGER Distinguished Lecture we host prominent American economist, Professor James Kenneth Galbraith, who gives a lecture entitled "The Greek Drama: Economic and Ethical Issues".

Photo: Eric Fouqere


December 3rd 2015, 3:40 p.m., room B5
At the 111th TIGER’s seminar the former CEO of Motorola and Apple Richard Lada will give a lecture titled 'Role of ICT sector in bringing Poland into the Champions League'. Richard will be talking about using the ICT sector in the economy to boost the GDP growth, what is the importance of soft skills in conducting business and how to be more innovative as a manager.

December 3, 2015, 2:00 p.m., room B17
"Whither the World and Poland" such is the title of lecture delivered by Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko for the Student Research Centre "TYGRYSKI"

dokad zmierza swiat i polska

November 29 – December 4, 2015
Embassy of Poland in Thailand organizes series of seminars on economic systemic transition. During conferences in Yangon (Myanmar) and in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz presents papers on Polish experience from economic transition process.

November 26 2015, 3:40 p.m., room B5
At the 111th TIGER’s seminar the former CEO of Motorola and Apple Richard Lada will give a lecture titled 'Role of ICT sector in bringing Poland into the Champions League'. Richard will be talking about using the ICT sector in the economy to boost the GDP growth, what is the importance of soft skills in conducting business and how to be more innovative as a manager.

November 20, 2015
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko has been invited by the Board of Directors of the World Forum for Ethics in Business to speak at the 11th International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business. The Symposium looks at complementary measures of performance of public and private institutions that encompass both economic success and social wellbeing. The conference on "The Double Bottom Line - How rich we really are" is held at the European Parliament in Brussels.


November 12th, 2015, 10:15 a.m., room B17
TIGER organizes scientific conference titled: „Social Balance – Challenge for Contemporary Economy”. During the conference researchers from leading Polish scientific institutions will present results of the research on the social cohesion in the contemporary economy. 

November 3, 2015
At the invitation of the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies of the University of Texas at Austin prof. G. W. Kołodko presents a public lecture on Poland’s systemic transformation "From Shock Without Therapy to Therapy Without Shocks".

November 2-3, 2015
The London B. Johnson School of Public Affairs of University of Texas, Austin, hosts a two-day conference on the "The Eurozone and The Americas: Debt and Democracy".  European and North and South American political leaders and policy experts  convenes to share ideas and to debate policy options. Featured participants in the conference include: Ska Keller, Vice President, Green Party, European Parliament; Grzegorz W. Kolodko, former Deputy Prime Minister of Poland; Damon Silvers, Policy Director, AFL-CIO; Pedro Páez, Superintendent, Market Power Control, Ecuador; Rui Tavares, Founder of LIVRE, Portugal; Jorge Uxó, Economist for Podemos, Spain. The TIGER’s Director takes a part in two panel debates: "Dealing With Debt" and "What Is the Future of Europe?"

October 2015
Until the end of the month the Warsaw’s art gallery DOMOTEKA hosts the photographs by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. The opening of exhibition entitled "The Next Generation", takes place on October  1st,at 7 p.m., at 41, Malborska Street.

October 26-28, 2015
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents paper on „Новый прагматизм – экономическая наука будущего” („New Pragmatism: - Economic Science of the Future”) at the IV International Scientific Congress “Globalistics’. The Congress is hosted by the Lomonosov State University in Moscow.

October 20, 2015, 10:15 a.m.
At the invitation of TIGER's Director, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, the Kozminski University is hosting Reverend Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, a non-profit organization supporting social justice, civil rights and political activism. Jesse Jackson is one of foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. He will present the 24th  Kozminski University and TIGER Distinguished Lecture on the civil rights at the era of globalization.

October 1, 2015
Dr Marcin Piatkowski became a senior economist in the World Bank in Washington DC. He is now responsible for promoting competitiveness, innovation and entrepreneurship in East Asia, from China to the Philippines. He actively tweets at @mmpiatkowski

October 2015
Until the end of the month the Warsaw’s art gallery DOMOTEKA hosts the photographs by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. The opening of exhibition entitled "The Next Generation", takes place on October  1st,at 7 p.m., at 41, Malborska Street.

August 1, 2015
TIGER is 15 years old! Due to the initiative of Professor  Grzegorz W. Kolodko the Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research was established in 2000 by Professor Andrzej K. Kozminski, Rector of the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, LKAEM, now the Kozminski University. Professor Robert A. Mundell, the Nobel Prize winner in economics, has been nominated as Chairman of the TIGER Scientific Council.

July, 2015
A new book by prof. Marta Postuła entitled “Instrumenty zarządzania finansami publicznymi” („Instruments of public finances management”) was published by the Publishing House at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw. The publication was reviewed by prof. Hanna Kuzińska from Kozminski University. In the reviewer’s opinion “(…) this book will certainly facilitate untangling the economic and legal significance of multiple issues, e.g. those concerned with the purpose behind the implementation of fiscal rules and manner in which they are applied, the need for operations carried out by independent fiscal  institutions, feasible medium-term and long-term planning, or the need to carry out reviews and assessment of public expenditures.”

July 10, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Which way (if at all) conducts "Polish Road to the Euro"? Such is the topic of my discussion with Jacek Zakowski, columnist of weekly “Polityka”, at the Media and Art Festival, which takes place in Darlowo under a sponsor of the 3rd Program of Polish Radio.

June 29, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Professor Maximilian Pohorile (1915-2003) - the eminent scientist, economist theoretician and academic teacher - a special conference is hold at his alma mater, Warsaw School of Economics. Keynote address is presented by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko - student, graduate student, doctor and longtime collaborator of Professor Pohorille. The conference takes place in room 152 in the main hall of WSE, 162, Niepodleglosci Ave.

June 26, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
At the Fourth Global Think Tank Summit, organized in Beijing by the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents a keynote speech on the challenges faced by the social sciences at the current stage of the world economy’s evolution and its political consequences. The event takes place in China World Hotel, No. 1, Janguomen Wai Road.

June 25, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko delivers a lecture entilted "Globalization, Crisis and What Next?" at the invitation of Beijing Normal University. The event takes place on No. 19, Xinjiekou WaiDaJie, Haidian District.

June 24, 2015, 10:30 a.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko presents a seminar on the global affairs at Center for China and Globalization. The event takes place at Center for Globalization, No. 7, Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing.


June 24, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
Polish Embassy in Beijing in cooperation with Chinese publisher of "Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future" are inviting for a lecture by Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko dedicated to the issues explored in the book. Lecture will be held in Polish Embassy, No. 1, Ritan Road, Chaoyang district.

June 23, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko presents a lecture on the world economy challenges in Central Compilation & Translation Press. The event takes place at No. 36, Xixie Jie 36, Xicheng district, Beijing.

June 23, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
At the invitation of Professor Yu Qiao Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko delivers a lecture at the Tsinghua University in Beijing on economic transformation in Poland and  Eastern European countries. The event takes place on No. 1, QingHuaYuan Road, Haidian District.

June 23, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
"Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future" – this is the title of the lecture delivered by Professor Grzegorz W.  Kołodko at the Renmin University in Beijing. The event takes place on No. 59, Zhong GuanCun DA, Haidian District. 

June 16, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
In the Warsaw's Dom Ekonomisty (49, Nowy Swiat Street), although on Tuesday, a "Thursdays at the Economists" seminar is hosted by the Polish Economic Association, PTE. The meeting, moderated by the PTE President, Professor Elzbieta Maczynska, is entitled "Around the Eonomics of Grzegorz W. Kolodko's New Pragmatism". The debate is introduced by two papers: "Good Economics and Good Economy in Terms of Grzegorz W. Kolodko" by Professor Maciej Baltowski of Lublin Marie Curie-Sklodowska University and "Theoretical and Methodological Basis for Sustainable Development Economics" by Professor Andrzej Matysiak from the University of Economics in Wroclaw. Professor Kolodko concludes the discussion.

June 9th, 2015, Cracow
To follow research by prof. Kolodko, on concept of sustainable development, Pedagogical University of Cracow organizes conference titled “Economics of Moderation – is the Real Perspective? Conference is the chance to present results of the research on different perspectives of sustainability. TIGER will be represented by prof. Kolodko prof. Marta Postuła, dr Jacek Tomkiewicz and dr Grzegorz Malinowski.

May 14-15, 2015
At the invitation of professor A. S. Zapesotsky, Rector of the St. Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor G. W. Kolodko takes a part in the XV International Likhachov Scientific Conference on "National Economies in Global Challenges Context" and presenta a paper called "К лучшему будущему: перспективы интеграции". The event takes place in St. Petersburg, 15, Futchika Str.

May 12, 2015, Kozminski University
Student’s Macroeconomics Club organizes conference on “What is the future of the World – Economy, Society, Politics”. During conference researchers, policy makers and students discuss on perspectives for economy and society

April 17 - May 10, 2015
Photo exhibition "Next Generation" in Gallery OKNO in the Lesznowola County Culture Center, Stara Iwiczna, 6, Nowa Street. The opening, with the attendance of the author, professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, occurs on Friday, April 17th, at 6:00 p.m. You are invited to join the event!

May 7, 2015, 12:30 p.m
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko receives Special Honorary Award of Polish Economic Society for outstanding scientific achievements and dissemination the Polish economic thought in the world. On this occasion, Director of TIGER gives a special lecture entitled "Whither the World? Whither the Economics?". List of Professor Kolodko publications in English can be found here http://www.tiger.edu.pl/english/kolodko/list-of-publications-ENG.pdf, and a list of all publications - in 26 languages ​​- is here: http://www.tiger.edu.pl/kolodko/GWK-Publikacje.pdf.

May 7th, 2015, 15.40, room B5
Professor of SGGW and Kozminski Academy Piotr Zielonka will give a lecture on behavioral aspects of investing on the stock exchange. Professor Zielonka has published the book titled 'Psychology and the stock exchange' and is an active researcher in this field. The lecture will be on the possible threats for investors, various emotions, that influence every investor's decisions and will contain a part where professor will present new research results.

April 2015
Grzegorz Malinowski, PhD student at Kozminski University has successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Inequalities in income distribution and economic growth". Prof. Grzegorz Kolodko is a supervisor.

April 27, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
At the invitation of Royal Institute of International Affairs Professor Kolodko presents a lecture on "Whither the World: the Political Economy of the Future". The event takes place in London, at the Chatham House, Astor Room at the lower ground floor of Chatham House, 10 St James's Square.

April 21st – 26th, 2015
Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz, visits International Institute of Management in Nicosia, Cyprus to deliver series of lectures on public finance and public policy.

April 21, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko pays a visit to Columbia University in New York where at the book talk he presents his latest work on the world's future, "Whither the World: the Political Economy of the Future", Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2014, vol. I & vol. II. Two economics Nobel Prize laureates, professors of Columbia University, Edmund S. Phelps and Joseph E. Stiglitz, act as the discussants. The event takes place at Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 1512

February – April, 2015
Columbia University is leading scientific center, well known across the world. Within this American university operates  East Central Europe Center which conducts research on economic aspects of contemporary Europe. Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at TIGER, realizes at ECEC research project on dynamics and structure of incomes.

April 7-9, 2015
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko is delivering the keynote speech on the aftermath of the world financial crisis at the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit in Istanbul.

March 24-25, 2015
Professor G. W. Kolodko takes a part in the Moscow Economic Forum, where he presents he views on the required structural reforms and institutional changes in Russia.

March 12-14, 2015
At the invitation of the Crans Montana Forum  Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko is giving a special lecture on the world future at the international conference called "Together for a Better World". The event takes place in Dakhla, Western Sahara, Morocco.  

March 3, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko visits Poznan, where at the Tumski Seminar he speaks on the ethical implications of the contemporary economic changes. The event takes place in the Auditorium of the Metropolitan Curia on the Tumski Ostrow.

February 12-13, Kiev, Ukraine
British research institute Carnegie Europe and Austrian University of Graz organize conference on “Europe Beyond Borders”. Dr Jacek Tomkiewicz, Research Director at TIGER, takes part in the conference to present TIGER’s research on social cohesion in Central-Eastern Europe.

November 20, 2014 – January 31, 2015
You are cordially invited to see the exposition of photographs by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko. Following the exhibitions “The World As It Is…”, “The Neighbors”, and “Let’s Pray”, the time has come to show 35 pictures from over 30 countries. The exhibition is called “The Next Generation” and the opening night, with the participation of Mrs. Elzbieta Dzikowska and the author, occurs on Thursday, November 20th, at 6 p.m. in Atrium of Kozminski University, Warsaw, 57/59 Jagiellonska Street.  Don’t miss it!

January 10-27, 2015
Following the publication of new book by Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko, "Whither the World: The Political Economy of the Future" (vol. I  and vol. II), the Director of TIGER makes his USA Book Tour 2015. On the route of the tour are lectures and seminars at the World Bank and Wilson Center in Washington, DC, University of Chicago and Kellog School of Management, University of California in Los Angeles, Berkeley and Stanford at the West Coast, and Columbia University in New York.

         
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