Joanna Marszałek-Kawa

President of the Scientific Council of the Congress

Head of the Department of Political System of Republic of Poland at the Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. 
Academic interests:
  • European parliamentarism
  • Asian problematics (broadly understood)
  • Political system of Republic of Poland
  • Constitutional systems in the world
  • Unfair competiotion
  • Local government
  • European Union
Private interests:
Dance, politics, traveling, european cinema, literature (especially iberoamerican), jazz, fado

Bartosz Płotka

Congress secretary

Bartosz Płotka, PhD – Congress secretary
mob. +48 691 809 133

Editor in the Adam Marszałek Publishing House and International Cooperation Assistant specialized in contacts with Chinese partners.

A graduate of political science, journalism and cognitive science at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Secretary of the Board of "Polish Political Science Yearbook" and Secretary of Asia-Pacific Association.

 Scientific interests: 

  • biopolitics
  • bioethics
  • political theory and methodology

computer games, fantasy literature and cars


Marcin Kleinowski

Congress secretary
Marcin Kleinowski, PhD – Congress secretary

Lecturer at the Nicolaus Copernicus University.

He was awarded a Ph.D. for his thesis "Determinants of the Power of States in the Council of the European Union and the European Council".

In 2012 he was laureate of the Prof. Czesław Mojsiewicz prize for the best doctoral thesis organised by the Board of the Polish Political Science Society.

His main research interests are focused on the process of European integration with particular emphasis on decision-making in the European Union.


Kamila Rezmer-Płotka

Congress Secretary

Kamila Rezmer-Płotka, MA ‒ Congress Secretary

PhD Candidate in Political Science at Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Thorn. Bachelor degree in public policy and master degree in political science.

Scientific interests:

  • internal and international policy;
  • churches, beliefs and religions of the world;
  • Polish political system;
  • agenda-setting studies.

Hobbies: contemporary theater, art and literature; paints, cares for her two beloved dogs


Natalia Gburzyńska

Congress secretary
Natalia Gburzyńska, MA – Congress secretary

PhD candidate at the Nicolaus Copernicus University.

Graduate of Masters degree on Russian Philology (2013) and International Relations (2014). Participant of language practice at Pushkin State Russian Language Institute in Moscow. Teacher of Russian language at Szkoła Języków Obcych Queen’s School and 3Way Dynamiczne Centrum Językowe. 


  • role of Moscow and Russian Federation in the contemporary world
  • diplomacy
  • political campaigns in Eastern Europe

Hobby: Russian literature, contemporary cinema, traveling, foreign languages.


Agnieszka Zakościelna

Congress secretary
Agnieszka Zakościelna, MA - Congress secretary
mob. +48 535 867 886

PhD student in Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Graduate of Masters degree on Journalism and Social Communication with branding and Public Relations specialization, at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Founder and President of the  „Under Construction Public Relations” student organization. Participant  of four international branding projects in Petersburg, Catania, Budapest and Timisoara, implemented within Erasmus + Programme. Interests: Public Relations.

Michał Dahl

Congress Secretary
Michał Dahl, MA – Congress Secretary

PhD student in Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

Academic interests:

  • geopolitics of Asia
  • superpower rivalry in Asia and the Pacific
  • foreign policy of the United States, China and Japan
  • constitutional and comparative law

Maciej Skrzypek

Congress Secretary

Maciej Skrzypek – Ph.D. ‒ Congress Secretary

Ph.D. candidate at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Graduated in International Relations at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
His scientific interest focuses on new types of legitimization of power in contemporary Europe, limitations of the right to assembly in new militant democracy, and delegitimization of political transitions in Central and Eastern Europe.

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