Wojciech Górecki
Wojciech Górecki
Senior Fellow
Department for Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia

Senior Fellow at the Department for Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia at the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW). He was previously a Board Member at the Solidarity Fund PL and a diplomat – I Secretary and then Counsellor – at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Baku, Azerbaijan. He was also an expert for the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia in 2008. Visiting lecturer in the Centre for East European Studies, University of Warsaw and Foreign Policy Study, The Polish Institute of International Affairs among others. He co-operates with a number of Polish reviews: “Nowa Europa Wschodnia”, “New Eastern Europe”, “Tygiel Kultury” and “Nowe Książki” among others. He completed his doctoral studies at the Graduate School for Social Research (at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences), graduate of the Faculty of Humanities at the Catholic University of Lublin (M.A. in History) and the Faculty of Journalism and Political Sciences at the University of Warsaw (M.A. in Journalism). Books: “Łódź. Miasto po przejściach” (Łódź Has Gone Through a Lot, co-author: Bartosz Józefiak, Wydawnictwo Czarne, 2020), “Buran. Kirgiz wraca na koń” (Buran. The Kyrgyz Mounts Again, Wydawnictwo Czarne, 2018), “Abchazja” (Abkhazia, Wydawnictwo Czarne, 2013, 2017, 2022), “Toast za przodków” (A Toast to the Ancestors, Wydawnictwo Czarne, 2010, 2017), “Planeta Kaukaz” (Planet Caucasus, PWN, 2002, Wydawnictwo Czarne, 2010, 2017, 2021), “La terra del vello d`oro. Viaggi in Georgia” (The Land of the Golden Fleece. Journeys to Georgia. Bollati Boringhieri, 2009), “Łódź przeżyła katharsis” (Łódź Has Gone Through Catharsis, Biblioteka „Tygla Kultury”, 1998).
 

Expertise
  • Internal and foreign policy of the South Caucasus countries
  • The North Caucasus
  • The countries of post-Soviet Central Asia
Major publications

* Publications available in Polish only

Books

  • Łódź. Miasto po przejściach [Łódź Has Gone Through a Lot], co-author: Bartosz Józefiak, Wydawnictwo Czarne, Wołowiec 2020
  • Buran. Kirgiz wraca na koń [Buran. The Kyrgyz Mounts Again], Wydawnictwo Czarne, Wołowiec 2018
  • Abchazja [Abkhazia], Wydawnictwo Czarne, Wołowiec 2013. Translated into Georgian and Ukrainian
  • Toast za przodków [A Toast to the Ancestors], Wydawnictwo Czarne, Wołowiec 2010. Translated into Chinese, Czech, Georgian and Ukrainian
  • Planeta Kaukaz [Planet Caucasus], Wydawnictwo Czarne, Wołowiec 2010. Translated into Georgian, Slovak and Italian
  • La terra del vello d`oro. Viaggi in Georgia [The Land of the Golden Fleece. Journeys to Georgia], Bollati Boringhieri, Torino 2009
  • Łódź przeżyła katharsis [Łódź Has Gone Through Catharsis], Biblioteka „Tygla Kultury”, Łódź 1998