Krzysztof Pomian (born 1934), is a Polish philosopher, historian and essayist. He is a professor of history at the Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń) in Toruń and, since 2001, academic director of the Museum of Europe in Brussels.
Pomian's specialization lies in the socio-cultural history of France, Italy, and Poland. He teaches at the dean of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales and is an editor of the magazine Le Débat. Since 1968, he has also been a visiting professor at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), where he lectures on the history of European societies.
Distinctions and honours
- Collectionneurs, amateurs et curieux. Paris, Venise : XVIe-XVIIIe siècle. Paris, Gallimard, 1987,
- L'Ordre du temps, 1984
- La querelle du déterminisme : philosophie de la science d'aujourd'hui, 1990
- L'Europe et ses nations, 1990
- Sur l'histoire, 1999
- Des saintes reliques à l'art moderne : Venise-Chicago XIII–XX, 2003
- Ibn Khaldun au prisme de l'Occident, 2006
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