At the beginning of December, two residents of widnica – A. Doctor Hub. Marcin Wodziński and Prof. Doctor Hub. Jaroslav and Ludarczyk.
According to the law of the Polish Academy of Sciences, members of the Academy are selected by the General Assembly of the Polish Academy of Sciences from among the most outstanding Polish and foreign scientists who are distinguished by special scientific achievements and authority, have impeccable opinion. The total number of members may not exceed 350. The national member participates in the work of the general assembly of the academy, the faculty, the branch, the scientific committee and the problem. He submits an annual report on his activities to the Vice President of the Academy, who supervises the work of a particular department.
On December 3, the General Assembly of the Polish Academy of Sciences elected a total of 68 new full members and correspondents to the Academy. This group included two Świdnica residents: A. Doctor Hub. Marcin Wodziński and Prof. Doctor Hub. Jaroslav and Ludarczyk. Both were elected to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Member status will be available to them from January 1, 2022. You become a real member or a life correspondent.
Marcin Wodziński (born 1966) Professor of Jewish History and Literature, and Head of the Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Wroclaw. His field of research interests are the social history of Jews in the nineteenth century, the history of Jews in Silesia, and Jewish material culture. The researcher is engaged in activities to disseminate knowledge about the history of the Jews in Poland. He collaborated for 15 years with the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, where he was, among other things, its chief historian, that is, the person responsible for creating the historical narrative of the primary exhibition.
He is the author of several publications, including. books: Hebrew Inscriptions in Silesia in the Thirteenth and Eighteenth Centuries. (1996); Bibliography on the History of the Second Silesian Jews (2004); Haskalah and Hasidic in the Kingdom of Poland. History of the conflict (2005); The authorities of the Kingdom of Poland towards the Hasidic (2008); Hasidism and politics (2013); Hasidic historical atlas (2018); Hasidic. Key Questions (2018). Serial Editor Jewish library Publishing house of the University of Wroclaw and serial mkor / sources Austria Publishing House.
In 2008 he was awarded the Professor Łukasz Hirszowicz Prize for his contribution to the development of Jewish academic studies in Poland, in 2011 he was awarded the Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska Prize for his contribution to the development of Jewish studies in Poland, in 2012 he was awarded the Minister of Science and Higher Education Prize, and in In 2015 he was awarded the Order of Merit for Polish Culture.
Wodziński is a graduate of High School No. 1 in widnica.
Jaroslav and Ludarczyk (born 1961) is a historian of astronomy, head of the Laboratory for the History of Exact Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, member of the Polish Astronomical Society, the Committee on the History of Science and Technology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Committee on the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the working group of Johannes Kepler in the Astronomical Union International, Fund Committee. Józef Mianowski – Foundation for the Promotion of Science (since 1994), Corresponding Member of l’Académie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences and the Warsaw Scientific Society. His field of scientific interests are the history of astronomy, ancient astronomy, astronomy of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, methods of astronomical observations, observations and theory, astronomical instruments, theories of lunar motion, history of science and the history of culture. Natural sciences versus human sciences, Science popularization, Editing sources for the history of science.
Editor-in-chief of the series since 2007 Copernican study. Author and editor of the science series Science Classics Library Published by the University of Warsaw Publishing House and the series Heveliana Library Gdask Library published by the Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is the author and co-author of several books and publications, including. Heavenly wandering, the universe is not only for poets (1999), The natural history of the constellations (2002), The Secret of the Star of Bethlehem (2005), Moon in seventeenth century science. Liberation: From Astronomy to Physics (2005), Astrology. History, legends and secrets (2008), Astronomy in the former Wroclaw. people and machines (2009). Author of numerous scientific articles (including the Journal of the History of Astronomy, Observations and Records: Journal of the Royal Society for the History of Science and the History of Science and Technology Quarterly, in “Wiedzy i Życie”) and book translations
Since 2010 he has been directing the Polish team, which works as part of the international project to edit the correspondence of Jan Huelius under the auspices of the Union Académique International and the Académie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences. In 1995 he was awarded the medal by the Polish Astronomical Society. the professor. Włodzimierz Zonn for “Publicizing the Universe”.
He graduated from secondary school No. 2 in Udnica.
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