Lecture by Mr Adam ZAMOYSKI: "Is the European Idea Polish?"


Monday 17.10.11 17:00


Natolin (Warsaw) Campus
ul. Nowoursynowska 84
PL-02/797 Warszawa

On 17 October 2011, Mr Adam ZAMOYSKI, gave a lecture at Natolin as part of the EP Geremek European Civilization Chair lecture series. The lecture was entitled "Is the European Idea Polish? Nationalism and Supranationalism in Polish Political Thought"


Mr Adam ZAMOYSKI is an award-winning British historian and author of the best-selling epic "1812. Napoleon’s Fatal March on Moscow" and its sequel "Rites of Peace. The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna". Mr ZAMOYSKI has published several other acclaimed books on key figures and aspects of European and world history. His comprehensive history of Poland, "The Polish Way", not only featured in the best seller lists for several weeks when it came out in 1987, but has never been out of print since. He is also a distinguished commentator and reviewer, and has contributed to all the major British papers and periodicals and lectured widely in England, Europe and the United States.



  • The Polish Way, A Thousand-Year History of the Poles and their Culture, Hippocrene Books, October 1993.
  • The Last King of Poland, Phoenix Giant, 14 September 1998.
  • The Forgotten Few. The Polish Air Force in the Second World War, Pen and Sword, Reprint Edition, March 2010.
  • Holy Madness. Romantics, Patriots & Revolutionaries 1776–1871, Penguin, Non-Classics, 25 October 2001.
  • 1812. Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow, Harper Perennial, 9 August 2005.
  • Warsaw 1920. Lenin's Failed Conquest of Europe, HarperCollins UK, 4 February 2008.
  • Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna, HarperCollins, 3 July 2007.
  • Poland. A History, HarperPress, 19 March 2009.
  • Chopin. Prince of the Romantics, HarperCollins Publishers, February 2011.