Kazimierz Krzysztofek

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Date and place of birth: 1945, Demblin, Poland

Living place: Warsaw, Poland

Theme: sociology of media

ECC Participation: publication

photo: Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej

Sociologist, culture 2.0 researcher, observer of changes taking place in modern societies under the influence of modern media. He published many pieces on the information society, cultural politics, media, the culture industry, society’s development and intercultural communications.

“Media and politics are locked together in a loving embrace and a deadly suplex.”

He is a professor of sociology at the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities, he is also vice-president of the Pro Cultura Foundation; member of the European network of institutions devoted to cultural research and cultural information centers (CIRCLE), an expert at the Open Society Institute in Budapest, a member of the Poland 2000 Plus Prognosis Committee at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He coauthored a college textbook entitled: “Understanding Development: From Traditional to Information Societies” (2002) and the “Poland and the Global Information Society. Logging on” (2002) report prepared for the United Nations Development Program.

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