Damian Markowski

University of Warsaw

  • Research topic:
    The Birth of Soviet Lviv. From the Life of the City 1944-1949
    October 2012
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Damian Markowski is a doctoral student at the Institute for Twentieth Century History of the University of Warsaw, under Prof. Romuald Turkowski, and Prof. Pawel Wieczorkiewicz. He is working on a dissertation, entitled "The Sovietization of Eastern Galicia in 1944-1953." He is member of the Council for the Preservation of Memory of Battles and Martyrdom, has participated in events to commemorate civilian victims (Polish and Ukrainians) of the Polish-Ukrainian conflict of 1943-1947, and attempts to find victims of the shootings, whose names are are on the so-called Ukrainian Katyn List. He is the author of Płonące Kresy. Operacja "Burza" na ziemiach wschodnich II Rzeczypospolitej (The Burning Kresy. Operation "Tempest" in the Eastern Lands of the Second Polish Republic,Warsaw, 2008, 2011), as well as popular and scholarly arcticles on the history of Eastern Galicia, and the Carpathians.