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Franciszek Ryszka

history and political science educator

Franciszek Ryszka, Polish history and political science educator. Decorated Military Cross, Polonia Resituta Cross. Science/academic adviser Glowna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich, Warsaw, since 1965. Served as sergeant infantry Polish Army, 1944-1946. Member Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Politycznych (vice president 1965-1966), Komitet Polskiej Akademii Nauk (vice president 1983-1985).

Background

Ryszka, Franciszek was born on August 4, 1924 in Kniaziowka, Sokolka, Poland. Son of Jozef and Anna (Wankowicz) Ryszka.

Education

Master of Arts, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Law, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1951.

Career

Assistant professor department law University Wroclaw, 1950-1953. Assistant professor Institute History, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1953-1963, professor, 1963-1985, Institute Political Science, University Warsaw, from 1986. Visiting professor University Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1973, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales, Paris, 1980-1981, University Saarbrücken, Federal Republic Germany, 1984.

Chairman longterm research University Warsaw, since 1983. Part-time professor Warsaw Theatre and Drama Academy, since 1982.

Works

  • Author: Night and Fog: Germany in the Hitler's Time, 1962, Literature under the Pressure of History, 1967, Politics and War, 1975, Reflection on Literature, 1978, Nuremberg, 1982, Political Science, 1984, The Martial Law State: on the State and Legal System of the Third Reich, 1985, 3rd review educated. Co-author Between Utopia and Despair: on Marshall McLuhan and Herbert Marcuse, 1970, History of Political and Legal Doctrines, 1983. Editor (book) Polska Ludowa, 1974.

Membership

Science/academic adviser Glowna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich, Warsaw, since 1965. Served as sergeant infantry Polish Army, 1944-1946. Member Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Politycznych (vice president 1965-1966), Komitet Polskiej Akademii Nauk (vice president 1983-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, films, dogs, soccer.

Connections

Married Romana Mroczkowska, August 1, 1949 (divorced 1964). Children: Anna Cybulski, Lydia Scannell. Married Elzbieta Grabczak, June 16, 1964.

1 child, Dominika Ryszka-Pasek.

father:
Jozef Ryszka

mother:
Anna (Wankowicz) Ryszka

spouses:
Romana Mroczkowska

Elzbieta Grabczak

children:
Anna Cybulski Ryszka

Lydia Scannell Ryszka

Dominika Ryszka-Pasek Ryszka