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educator , historian

Maria Bogucka, Polish historian, educator. Decorated cavalier's cross Order Polonia Restituta, officer's cross Order Polonia Restituta; recipient Science awards Polish Academy of Sciences, 1983, 87, 88, award of Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation, New York City, 1996.

Background

Bogucka, Maria was born on June 1, 1929 in Warsaw, Poland. Daughter of Yan and Helena (Kasprowicz) Bogucka.

Education

Warsaw University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1956. Habilitation, Institute of History Polish Academy, 1961.

Career

Assistant Warsaw University, 1951-1953, Institute History Polish Academy of Sciences, 1953-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1971, professor, 1971-1981, professor, head of department modern history, since 1981.

Membership

Board directors Solidarity Warsaw Polish Academy of Sciences, 1980-1989. Fellow The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, 1988. Member International Commission for History of Towns (vice president), Polish Academy of Knowledge and Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, movies.

Connections

father:
Yan Bogucka

mother:
Helena (Kasprowicz) Bogucka