prof. Jan Jakub Milewski

prof. Jan Jakub Milewski

Jan Jakub Milewski was born in 1937. He is historian, political scientist, africanist, graduated from University of Warsaw in 1961 and received his doctorate title at Polish Science Academy in 1965. At the University of Warsaw he also obtained habilitation (1984) and professorship (1991). Academic interests: problems and challenges of economic, social and political development of Africa in the XX and XXI century; role of state institutions and markets in economic development; theory of Adam Smith and reform processes (transformation) in the global perspective at the turn of the XX century; economic development process of countries and regions from the XVIII century to present times; comparative analysis of ideas and concepts in various cultures, processes and broad conditions - psychological, natural, social and political; non-military factors and causes of military conflicts and wars in countries of Africa and the so-called Third World.