Invited Speakers

To be updated

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Will Baber

Kyoto University, Japan

William W. Baber has combined education with business throughout his career. His professional experience has included economic development in the State of Maryland, language services in the Washington, DC area, supporting business starters in Japan, and teaching business students in Japan, Europe, and Canada.


Assist. Prof. Dr. Helena Chmielewska-Szlajfe

Kozminski University, Poland

Helena Chmielewska-Szlajfer is an Assistant Professor at Kozminski University and a Visiting Fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science; she received a PhD in Sociology from The New School for Social Research. Author of “Reshaping Poland’s Community after Communism: Ordinary Celebrations" (Palgrave 2019), "Marxism and Sociology: A Selection of Writings by Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz" (Brill, 2018), and numerous academic articles. Her research focuses on everyday democratic practices and politics in media in Poland, the UK and the US.