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Ph.D. Jacek PURCHLA Director, International Cultural Centre; Professor of European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow


 PhD degree (1983) and habilitation (1991) at the Jagiellonian University. Professor of humanities since 1994. Full professor of humanities since 1997. He is head of the Urban Development Department at the Krakow University of Economics and head of the Chair of European Heritage, Faculty of International and Political Studies at the Jagiellonian University. His areas of research are urban development, social history and art history of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the theory and protection of cultural heritage. In 1990-1991 he was vice-president of the city of Krakow. Since 1991 the organiser and director of the International Cultural Centre in Krakow. Professor (1995-2001) in the Institute of the Art History. Professor in the European Studies Chair (2001-2005).