Zamęcki Łukasz dr

Zamęcki Łukasz

dr hab. Łukasz Zamęcki

Ph.D. in Political Science (2010), habilitation in Social Sciences (2020), researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies of the University of Warsaw. Dean’s Plenipotentiary for the discipline of political science and administration. In 2016-2020, Vice-Dean for Scientific Research and International Relations of the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies of the University of Warsaw. Formerly, inter alia, Deputy Director of the Institute of European Studies (2012-2016) and head of full-time first cycle studies and full-time MA studies at the Department of European Studies at the University of Warsaw (2010-2012).

Coordinator of pedagogical training at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science, University of Warsaw (2010-2011). Participant of the program of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education “Leaders in university management” (2019). Deputy head of activity III.3.1 “Scholarships for Olympians” under the “Excellence Initiative – Research University” Program at the University of Warsaw.

In 2013-2015, secretary of the Board of the Polish Society for European Studies. Since 2017, secretary of the Research Committee “Socio-political Pluralism” of the International Political Science Association (IPSA).

Head of several research projects, incl. “De-democratization at the times of Covid-19” (4EU+); “Nostalgic deprivation as a source of the development of populism” (National Science Center); “A means to an end. 16+1 formula as a milestone to the New Silk Road” (The IEEM Academic Research Grants). Member of the editorial board of “Przegląd Europejski” [European Review].

Associate of Ministry of National Education and State Examination Committee (incl. co-author of the concept of the matriculation examination in Citizenship Education and a member of the team of experts to develop the curriculum of Citizenship Education), scientific secretary of the Olympiad of Knowledge about Poland and the Contemporary World (2017-), expert of the Ministry of National Education on school textbooks to Citizenship Education, expert of the National Agency of the Erasmus+ Program and Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, teacher of Citizenship Education in High Schools. Tutor of a scientific student club, tutor of foreign students. In the years 2010-2019 he gave lectures, among others in Hong Kong, Macau, Chengdu, London, Nicosia, Tallinn, Sofia, Shanghai, Dehli, Tokio, Ottawa.

Research interests

Contentious politics, democratization, comparative politics, Hong Kong politics


Department of Political Systems

Recent publications:

Ł. Zamęcki, Hong Kong Youth Radicalization from the Perspective of Relative Deprivation, “Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal“, 2018 tom: 4, z. 2, s. 451-485.

Ł. ZamęckiRewolucja parasolkowa w Hongkongu. Przyczyny, przebieg, następstwaWarszawa, 2018.

Ł. Zamęcki “Mainlandization” of Hong Kong, A Model of Influence, Resistance and Adjustment, “Revista UNISCI”, Vol. 53, 2020