Józef Niżnik



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Imię i nazwisko

Józef Niżnik

Stopnie i tytuły naukowe

prof. dr hab.

Stanowisko

prof. zw. IFiS PAN

Funkcja w IFiS PAN

Przewodniczący Rady Naukowej IFS PAN; Kierownik Zespołu Studiów Europejskich

E-mail

jniznik@ifispan.waw.pl

Telefon

226572765 lub 501039497

Pokój

105

Filozofia/Socjologia

Socjologia

Zespół badawczy

Zespół Studiów Europejskich

Obszary zainteresowań naukowych

Filozofia nauki, socjologia nauki, socjologia wiedzy, teoria poznania
Integracja Europejska

Skrócony biogram

Born on March 13, 1943 in Łańcut, Poland. In 1961-1966 studied philosophy and sociology at the University of Warsaw. Since 1973 employed  in the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences. In 1971 Ph.D. in philosophy. In 1980 habilitation on the basis of the thesis: “Object of knowledge in social sciences” . In 1992 receives state title of professor. In 1976/1977 and 1984/1985 visiting professor in the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Co-founder and professor of the international Graduate School for Social Research at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Most of his research work has been devoted to the science policy, theory of knowledge and the border-line of philosophy and sociology, e.g. to the philosophy of social sciences and sociology of knowledge. Since 1987 collaborates with the Club of Rome and gets involved in international relations problems, global problems and the problems of integration of Europe. Member of the Committee for the Future Studies, “Poland 2000 Plus”,  at the Board of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Over 100 publications in Polish and English in philosophy, methodology of social sciences, sociology of knowledge and since 1989 in global problems, international relations and the problems of European integration. 

Wykształcenie

1961‑1966      University of Warsaw, studies in philosophy and sociology

1966           MA in philosophy, University of Warsaw

1968           MA in sociology, University of Warsaw

1971           PhD in  philosophy,  Institute  of  Philosophy  and

Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

1980           Habilitation in philosophy (post‑doctoral  degree), Institute of Philosophy  and Sociology, Polish  Academy of  Sciences

1992           State title of Professor

 

 

Doświadczenie zawodowe

Present position: Professor in the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Institute. Head of the European Studies Unit, Jean Monnet Professor in the Graduate School for Social Research.

1989 – 1994 Deputy director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy
of Sciences, responsible for research and education,
1981 – 1991 Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy
of Sciences
1973 – 1980 Assistant Professor, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy
of Sciences.
1971 – 1972 Main Center for Cultural Development, Warsaw, researcher.
1966 – 1970 University of Warsaw, Department of Philosophy, Junior teaching position

Pełnione funkcje w organizacjach, towarzystwach i gremiach naukowych

Since 2000       Professor in Collegium Civitas, Department of International Relation

Since  1995   Member of the Social Sciences Section in the Polish Commission for UNESCO

Since 1993  Member of the Future Studies Committee “Poland 2000 Plus” at   the Polish Academy  of Sciences

1993  – 2002     President of the Polish Foundation for the  Club of Rome.

1987 ‑ 1991    Secretary General, Polish Association for the Club of Rome,

1978 ‑ 1980      Teaching at the University of Lublin, (part time).

 

Realizowane projekty badawcze

 

2004 – 2007 Coordination of the Institute’s  activities in the Network of Excellence CONNEX (Efficient and democratic governance in a multi-level Europe) within 6th Framework Programme

1989  – 1992  Coordination of research of the German‑Polish research group on  the   Future of  Europe   (see items 2.5, 2.9 on the list of publications).

1990 ‑ 1992    International study on  Perception  of  Europe  (see items 2.6 and 2.7  on the list of publications).

1975 ‑ 1979      Coordination of the nation wide project in theory of knowledge

and  methodology,  (Polish  Academy   of Sciences).

 

Zagraniczne doświadczenia naukowe

 

 

1984 ‑ 1985   Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology,  State University of New York at Stony Brook.

1976 – 1977    Visiting Scholar, State University of New  York at Stony Brook,   Fellowship  of  American  Council  of Learned Societies.

 

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