“Defending Asgard, independence and human rights. The use of history in current affairs” is the title of a lecture that Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland, will give at the University of Warsaw. The meeting is a part of his official visit to Poland.
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson had been a professor of history at the University of Iceland before he took office as President of Iceland in 2016. He is a renowned author of historical books. He also has a journalistic experience.
The lecture at the University of Warsaw will be one of the points of his official visit to Poland. On 4th March, in the speech entitled “Defending Asgard, independence and human rights. The use of history in current affairs ”, the President of Iceland will refer to the good and bad sides of using history in contemporary activities.
The meeting will start at 10.15 in the Senate Hall of the University of Warsaw in the Kazimierzowski Palace (Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28). The lecture ended with a question session will be held in English. The number of places is limited.