Welcome to PIASt

The activities of the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt) focuses on the promotion of scientific and intellectual exchange as well as the creation of an international and interdisciplinary community consisting of researchers who come together up for the academic year in order to discuss and exchange views. Scholarship holders, exempted from teaching and administrative obligations, will be able to continue their own projects in an international scientific environment that stimulates debate and innovation.

Fellows

Ian Wood
Ian Wood

Ian Wood

I took my BA, MA and Ph.D. at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and I also held a research fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research from 1974-6.  My thesis was on Avitus of Vienne: Avitus was a bishop and writer of importance in the late fifth and early sixth century, and he has left us with an important dossier of letters and poems which are central to an understanding of the culture of the post Roman West from 470-530.

Riccardo Pozzo
Riccardo Pozzo, fot. Jakub Ostałowski

Riccardo Pozzo

Professor Riccardo Pozzo received his M.A. at Università di Milano in 1983, his Ph.D. at Universität des Saarlandes in 1988, and his Habilitation at Universität Trier in 1995. In 1996, he went to the U.S. to teach German Philosophy at the School of Philosophy of the Catholic University of America. In 2003, he came back to Italy to take up the Chair of the History of Philosophy at Università di Verona. From 2009 to 2012, he was Director of the Institute for the European Intellectual Lexicon and History of Ideas of the National Research Council of Italy.