Piotr Dutkiewicz


Director and Professor, Center for Governance and Public Policy, Carleton University, Ottawa 

He is Editor-in-chief of a 19-volume series on Local and Regional Development in Poland (1986-1989) and editor (or co-editor) of 12 other books, the most recent of which are: Mapping a New World Order: The Rest Beyond the West (2017); Social History of Post-Communist Russia (2016); Eurasian Integration: The View from Within (2015); 22 Ideas To Fix the World (2013); Democracy versus Modernization: A Dilemma for Russia and for the World (2012) and Russia: The Challenges of Transformation (2011); New Technologies in Public Administration as Reflected by the Canadian and Russian Experience (2013). He has received two doctorates honoris causa (2006 and 2007). 


Mapping a New World Order
This book identifies possible factors responsible for the recent rise of many developing countries. It examines how robust these trends actually are and speculatively predicts the implications and
Will Brexit Strengthen European Solidarity?
Brexit happened because of the decline of confidence in the elites and the willingness of the British electorate to vote even against their own economic interests. But now the British government has
Why EU’s New Russia Policy Sets Both on a Collision Course
The European Union’s new guidelines for relations with Russia reveal that Brussels has no meaningful ideas on how to deal with Moscow, Valdai Club expert Piotr Dutkiewicz believes.

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The Cold War That Isn’t
Despite numerous politicians’ and journalists’ bombastic claims, the Cold War is over and it neither has nor will it ever start again.

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Why Schengen Area Will Survive the Refugee Crisis
If Schengen is abandoned, it would mean that the whole idea of free movement of people and goods in Europe is under question.

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The Social History of Post-Communist Russia. By Piotr Dutkiewicz and Richard…
This book tells the untold story of how ordinary Russian people experienced and coped with Russia’s transformations after the end of communism. Unlike most studies of the subject which focus on high
United Nations at her 70’s
The UN is aging or, to use the politically correct term, has matured. This maturity has not, however, brought with it more institutional wisdom, more efficiency, or better global governance.

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Ukraine: Beyond the Point of No Return
One cannot hold the state together by using brute force for long. While Ukraine is still a unitary state as per its constitution, it is split in the minds and hearts of many of its own citizens.

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Crimea’s Future Is Her Past
For Russia, Crimea is more than just a territory. It is not for land that Russia is putting all her prestige at stake. This situation is about wounded national pride, history, identity, national

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Ukraine: Russia May Press Its Advantages In Talks With EU
Despite the urgency of the situation in Ukraine, Russia is well-positioned to benefit, and it would be a huge mistake not to press its advantages home. Nobody noticed the sincere pro-Russian attitudes

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Towards the Global Market via the Customs Union
In this nascent era of new-regionalism, countries should work to strengthen regional economic and political organizations. Russia’s leadership in the Customs Union is evidence that the country is

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Valdai Club 2013 – The Big Theatre of One Actor
Valdai Club this year was indeed a big political event, dominated by the Russian President who is and will be the dominant political force for the years to come. And the significance of 2013 Valdai

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Piotr Dutkiewicz Discusses Opportunities for Dialogue Between Russia and the…
Piotr Dutkiewicz, Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Center for Governance and Public Policy at Carleton University (Ottawa), who participated in the panel discussion titled