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Prof. Edward Haliżak

Prof. Edward Haliżak
Professor Ordinarius
Section of IR Political Economy

About

 

Director of the Institute of International Relations 1990-2016.

Professor Edward Haliżak studied at the University of Warsaw between 1971 and 1975, receiving his M.A. degree on the basis of the thesis entitled ‘International transfer of technology’.

In 1980, he was granted a Ph.D. degree on the basis of the dissertation ‘Regionalism in international relations’.

In 1988, he earned a D.Litt. degree on the basis of the work ‘Scientific and technical co-operation East-West’, published by the University of Warsaw.

In 1999, he obtained the title of professor on the basis of the work under the title ‘The Asia-Pacific region in international relations’, released by Scholar, Warsaw 1999.

Since graduating in 1975, Professor Edward Haliżak has continuously been involved in the functioning of the Institute of International Relations. He went through all the stages of his academic career there: trainee assistant, doctoral student, Assistant Professor, University Professor, Professor Ordinarius (2004).

 

In the years 1982-1990, he held the position of the Vice-Director of the Institute of International Relations. Beginning with 1990, he was elected Director of the Institute by its staff seven times (1990, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008). He also holds the post of the Head of the IR Political Economy Section.

Professor’s international experience manifests itself in the participation in such prestigious conferences as the Salzburg Seminar, the Convention of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, the East – West Center (New York), the International Studies Association, the International Political Studies Association. He was also a visiting professor at major U.S. academic centres, Kent State University (1985), Pittsburg University (1994), University of California – San Diego (1997).

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

The quintessence of the research issues undertaken by Professor Edward Haliżak can be found in the classical academic handbook, coedited with Professor Roman Kuźniar, International Relations. Genesis, Structure, Dynamics. (Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warsaw 2005).

An equally important role in determining the research identity of Professor Haliżak play chapters devoted to the analysis of international relations in the Asia-Pacific region and world economy, published in Annals of Strategy since 1995.

Teaching

Professor’s teaching activity includes such forms as:

  1. PhD seminars – supervised 28 doctoral students,
  2. MA seminars,
  3. lectures and seminars in the following courses:
  • International Relations in Asia and the Pacific Region,
  • International Trading System,
  • Common Trade Policy,
  • International Finance,
  • Political Economy of International Relations

Seminar Themes

Issues related to the world economy. International economic organizations. Regional integration. Politics and economics in international relations. The Pacific region in international relations. Security in the Asia-Pacific region.

Major Publications

The most important area of research interest is the Asia-Pacific region which is documented by such publications as:

 

  • Stosunki międzynarodowe w regionie Azji i Pacyfiku (International Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region), Warsaw 1999, Part IV, see
  • „Regionalny kompleks bezpieczeństwa Azji Północno–Wschodniej” (Regional Security Complex in Northeast Asia), Żurawia Papers, Issue 3, 2005
  • „Zmiana układu sił USA – Chiny a transformacje porządku międzynarodowego” (Changing the Balance of Power U.S. – China and the Transformation of International Order), Żurawia Papers, Issue 7, 2005
  • „Wspólnota Pacyfiku a Wspólnota Wschodnioazjatycka” (The Pacific Community and the East Asia Community), Żurawia Papers, Issue 8, 2006
  • „Polityka i strategia Chin w kształtowaniu międzynarodowego bezpieczeństwa” (Policy and Strategy of China in Shaping International Security), Żurawia Papers, Issue 10, 2007

Electronic Publications

  • Stosunki międzynarodowe w regionie Azji i Pacyfiku (International Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region), Part IV;
  • Współzależność polityki i ekonomii w stosunkach międzynarodowych (Interdependence of Politics and Economics in International Relations), in: Stosunki międzynarodowe w XXI wieku. Księga jubileuszowa z okazji 30-lecia Instytutu Stosunków Międzynarodowych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego (International Relations in the 21st century. A Jubilee Book to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Institute of International Relations at Warsaw University), Warsaw 2006, p. 23-47;
  • Gospodarka światowa – spełnione oczekiwania? (World Economy – Fulfilled Expectations?), in: Rocznik Strategiczny (Annals of Strategy), 2003/2004, Warsaw 2004;
  • Spór o archipelag na Morzu Południowochińskim- znaczenie dla międzynarodowego prawa morza (The Dispute over the Archipelago in the South China Sea – Relevance for the International Law of the Sea), in: Haliżak, E., Kuźniar, R. (eds.), Prawo, Instytucje i Polityka w procesie globalizacji (Law, Institutions and Politics in the Process of Globalization), Warsaw 2003;
  • Regionalny kompleks bezpieczeństwa Azji Południowo-Wschodniej (Regional Security Complex in Southeast Asia), in: Michałowska, G. (ed.), Integracja europejska. Instytucje. Polityka. Prawo. Księga Pamiątkowa dla uczczenia 65-lecia Profesora Stanisława Parzymiesa (The European Integration. Institutions. Politics. Law. A Commemorative Book to Celebrate the 65th Anniversary of Professor Stanisław Parzymies), Warsaw 2003;
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