Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz

is a politician, political writer and co-founder of the Center for Eastern Studies. He served as Poland’s minister of interior from 2013 to 2014.


James Gillray’s “The Plumb-pudding in danger; or, State epicures taking un petit souper…”, 1805.

Where is the power?

A conversation with Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz

In Europe all political thought is imperialist, says Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz. This means that politics as we know it today incorporates the experience of imperial politics from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, when the foundations of what we call “the political” were forged.

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