09. April 2020
Professor Włodzimierz Borodziej, Professor of History at Warsaw University, Co-Director of the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena from 2010 to 2016 and currently chair of its Advisory Board, has received the International Research Award of the Max Weber Foundation.
The award recognizes achievements of scholars whose work has made an exemplary contribution to international research in the fields of the humanities and social and cultural sciences.
From the official statement of the Max Weber Foundation:
„Włodzimierz Borodziej is a highly respected scholar, who has been most closely connected with Germany not only as a researcher, but as scientific organiser as well. For decades, he has been working successfully to mediate between academic cultures in the humanities, and giving a broader public a better understanding of the history of both countries. Włodzimierz Borodziej has made a substantial contribution towards engaging with the difficult experiences in Polish-German history in an intelligible, constructive and objective manner.”
The Kolleg is delighted to congratulate Professor Borodziej on this great honour!
Please see the following link for the official statement of the Max Weber Foundation in the German-language original text: Max Weber Foundation International Research Award