(b. 1970) is a Polish sociologist. He is Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the Insitute for Social Studies (ISS) at the University of Warsaw
Who were the ancestors of the Polish middle class?
As the new Polish middle class seeks to establish its own identity and to break with the traditional ethos of the central European intelligentsia, it may draw on the experience of merchants once based in the Polish sector of the Russian empire. [Hungarian version added] [more]
Poland in Europe and the Europeanization of Poland
The current Presidency of the Council of the European Union appears firmly anchored in Europe, yet Poland is also marginalized and insecure, writes Tomasz Zarycki. Even when the Poles try to be exemplary Europeans, it is a passive Europeanness, often merely its imitation. [more]