Next Friday, September 17th at 12:10-12:55 in room M201, Dr. Marcin Kowalczyk will give a talk about the conclusion made in his comparative research regarding electronic administration within EU countries. The research bears the title: e-governance and modern civil society development.
Presentation is related to research involving comparative analysis of e-governance systems in European Union countries. Presented facts involve influence of two processes: modernisation of public information infrastructure and development of civil society, which serves serves as perfect reference for further comparative research. Main goal of the presentation is to prove, that modern public information systems have positive influence on the development of civil society in the European states. Problematic issues related to newly introduced democracy in post-communist societies will also be presented. Reflections will mostly involve Poland, country celebrating its 21 years of introduction of free market economy and democratic governance.
Guest Researcher doctor Marcin Kowalczyk comes from University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland. He is a graduate of Warsaw School of Economics, with major in economic and political relations. He also holds M.A. diplomas from University of Warsaw: Faculty of Journalism and Political Science (major journalism, specialization media marketing and public relations) and American Studies Center (major American studies, specialization American politics). Marcin Kowalczyk has been awarded doctoral title with distinction, from the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at the University of Warsaw in 2008. His research concentrates on the area of e-governance and civil society-based democracy.