Agnieszka Rudzinska, deputy director of the Public Education Office at the Institute of National Remembrance and Christian Ostermann, director of European Studies and the History and Public Policy Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, will speak at the opening of the photo exhibition People's Republic of Poland. So Close and so Far Away.

This event will immediately precede the fifth annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture, featuring Adam Michnik and Zbigniew Brzezinski.