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“Postwar Polish War Crimes Trials,” Agata Fijalkowski & Jakub Szumski

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Co-sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies, the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia, and the Institute for Research in the Humanities.


This event will present both Profesor Agata Fijalkowski and Professor Jakub Szumski’s work on postwar Polish war crimes trials. More information forthcoming.


More about the speakers:



Professor Agata Fijalkowski, PhD, works at the Leeds Law School at Leeds Beckett University. She carries out research in transitional justice, law and visual culture, and war crimes trials. She completed her PhD in Law at the University of London. She is also a Honorary Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has also been awarded the competitive EHRI/Conny Kristel Fellowship at the Netherlands Institute of War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies (NIOD), where she has investigted Dutch judicial responses to German crimes. Learn more here.









Professor Jakub Szumski, PhD, has been a researcher at the Imre Kertész Kolleg since 2021. His main areas of research are the history of politics and law in state socialist Eastern European, German-Polish relations, and legal history. He completed his doctoral studies at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in 2022 and graduated with an M.A in history from the University of Poland in 2014. Lean more here.


November 16
8:00 am - 5:00 pm