Maciej Ruczaj

Maciej Ruczaj was born in Poznań, Poland, and in 1998, he became a “Prague Pole”. He studied English at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University – his MA thesis dealing with Flann O’Brien received the Mathesius Award – and political science at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University. In 2015, he completed his doctoral studies at the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures and defended his dissertation on the works of Patrick Pearse from the perspective of political theories. Originally working as a journalist, he joined the Polish Institute in Prague in 2008, and served as its the director in 2016-2023. Currently he holds the post of Ambassador of Poland to Slovakia. He regularly contributes to Czech newspapers and magazines, mainly on Polish history, literature, and society.

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