Wojciech Roszkowski

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Wojciech Roszkowski

Wojciech Roszkowski (born 20 June 1947 in Warszawa) is a Polish economist and politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Silesian Voivodeship with the Law and Justice, part of the Union for a Europe of Nations and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets.

Roszkowski is a substitute for the Committee on Culture and Education and a member of the Delegation for relations with Japan.

From 1980 to 1983 he was a Member of the independent self-governing trade union Solidarność.

He is a fellow of Collegium Invisibile[1] and a signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism.[2]

Under the pseudonym Andrzej Albert,[3] he published books about Polish history in the twentieth-century (1918-1980) and in the time since 1945 which was synthesis of the political history of the world since. The books were edited in single and three-band releases, but only in the Polish and English language.


  • 1995: Masters (1971), Doctorate (1978) and professor


  • 1988-1989: Lecturer at the Wilson Center, Washington, D.C., USA
  • 2000-2002: Vice-rector at the Warsaw School of Economics (1990–1993), director of the Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) (1994–2000), Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies, University of Virginia, USA
  • 1980-1993: Member of the independent self-governing trade union NSZZ Solidarność
  • Chairman of the 'S' group at the Socio-Economics Dept
  • 1980-1981: of the Warsaw School of Economics
  • 1996-1998: Chairman of the Wilson Center European Alumni Association
  • 1982-1986: Author of historical books
  • since 1990: about 400 000 copies published, including 'Najnowsza historia Polski', underground publication (under the pseudonym Andrzej Albert), with a dozen or more official publications

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Poland)


Najnowsza historia Polski, 1918-1980. Warsawa 1983.


  1. ^ "List of Fellows". ci.edu.pl. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Prague Declaration: Selected signatories". Institute for Information on the Crimes of Communism. Archived from the original on 25 August 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/28356/mep.html Curriculum vitae of the MEP

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