MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
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Agnieszka Magdziak-Miszewska

Agnieszka Magdziak-Miszewska. Photo by Mikołaj Grynberg
Agnieszka...

Born February 28, 1957 in Warsaw, and a graduate of Warsaw University (Polish) and the Jagiellonian University (theater studies).

Department director for Więź monthly from 1984-1989 and director of the independent Center for International Studies in Warsaw from 1989-1991.  

Counselor and Plenipotentiary Minister at the Polish embassy in Moscow from 1991-1995. Deputy editor of Więź since 1995 and, until 2001, program director and coordinator of the Eastern Program at the Center of International Studies. Simultaneously, from 1995-1998, secretary of the Program Council of the Center for Eastern Studies. From 1998 to 2000, adviser on Polish-Jewish relations in the Chancellery of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers. Member of the International Auschwitz Council since 2000. Counselor-Minister and Consul General of the Polish Republic in New York from 2001-2005. After returning to Poland, chief adviser to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers on Polish-Jewish relations.

Since June 16, 2006, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland in Israel. 

Photo by Mikołaj Grynberg