77th Annual PIASA Meeting


On June 15-16, the University of Gdansk welcomed 259 lecturers from the U.S., Poland, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France, who participated in the Seventh World Congress on Polish Studies organized jointly by the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA) and the Institute of History of the University of Gdansk.

The main goal of Maciej Wojtkowski visit was to present a plenary lecture titled “2 Photons in Human Eye”.

The conference was one of a series of events supported by the U.S. Embassy to highlight US-Polish relations and celebrate the re-establishment of a democratic Poland 30 years ago. During the event and under the Seventh World Congress on Polish Studies 2019, one of the significant collaborators of Maciej Wojtkowski – prof. Krzysztof Palczewski - was awarded the Casimir Funk Natural Sciences Award.


14-16 Jun. 2019


Gdańsk, Poland


Maciej Wojtkowski


Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America

More information about the event.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s
Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
under grant agreement No 666295.