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Organising comittee

Professor Joanna Marszałek-Kawa President of the Scientific Council of the Congress
Head of the Department of Political System of Republic of Poland at the Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. 
Academic interests:
  • European parliamentarism
  • Asian problematics (broadly understood)
  • Political system of Republic of Poland
  • Constitutional systems in the world
  • Unfair competiotion
  • Local government
  • European Union
Private interests:
Dance, politics, traveling, european cinema, literature (especially iberoamerican), jazz, fado

Bartosz Płotka, PhD Congress secretary
mob. +48 691 809 133

Editor in the Adam Marszałek Publishing House and International Cooperation Assistant specialized in contacts with Chinese partners.

A graduate of political science, journalism and cognitive science at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Secretary of the Board of "Polish Political Science Yearbook" and Secretary of Asia-Pacific Association.

 Scientific interests: 

  • biopolitics
  • bioethics
  • political theory and methodology

computer games, fantasy literature and cars

Marcin Kleinowski, PhD Congress secretary

Doctor of Political Science at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland.

He was awarded a Ph.D. for his thesis "Determinants of the Power of States in the Council of the European Union and the European Council".

In 2012 he was laureate of the Prof. Czesław Mojsiewicz prize for the best doctoral thesis organised by the Board of the Polish Political Science Society.

His main research interests are focused on the process of European integration with particular emphasis on decision-making in the European Union.

Natalia Gburzyńska, MA Congress secretary

PhD student in Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Graduate of Masters degree on Russian Philology (2013) and International Relations (2014). Participant of language practice at Pushkin State Russian Language Institute in Moscow. Teacher of Russian language at Szkoła Języków Obcych Queen’s School and 3Way Dynamiczne Centrum Językowe. 



  • role of Moscow and Russian Federation in the contemporary world
  • diplomacy
  • political campaigns in Eastern Europe

Hobby: Russian literature, contemporary cinema, traveling, foreign languages.

Katarzyna Amrozy, MA Congress secretary

PhD student in the field of political science at the Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Torun.

She graduated from the master's degree in internal security at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.


Scientific interests:

  • Polish police
  • police culture
  • uniformed services.

Hobby: literature (especially detective stories), martial arts and systems (krav maga, aikido).

Ahmet Burak, PhD Congress secretary responsible for the contact with Turkish universities

Doctor in Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland. Dean’s advisor of the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies for connections between Turkish universities. Specialist (academic degree) International Relations Kuban State University, Krasnodar, the Russian Federation (2010). Master of management Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, the Russian Federation (2012). İnterships with the Regional Office of the Russian Foreign Minister in Krasnodar and with the Kuban State Uniwersity International Affairs Departament.
Academic interests:
  • Foreign relations of Turkey, Middle East
  • foreign relations of Russia, Caucasus region, European Union
  • foreign relations of Poland, Balkans, Baltic region, Eastern Europe and Kaliningrad.

Agnieszka Zakościelna, MA - Congress secretary
mob. +48 535 867 886

PhD student in Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Graduate of Masters degree on Journalism and Social Communication with branding and Public Relations specialization, at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Founder and President of the  „Under Construction Public Relations” student organization. Participant  of four international branding projects in Petersburg, Catania, Budapest and Timisoara, implemented within Erasmus + Programme. Interests: Public Relations.

Professor Dorota Kamińska-Jones - Congress secretary

Associate professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, She lectures on the arts and aesthetics of India at the Faculty of Oriental Studies (Indology) at the University of Warsaw, where she also taught a postgraduate course on Social and Cultural Gender Identity in ‘Gender Studies’ about womanhood in Indian culture.

Her research interests include the arts and culture of India, particularly from the Empire period, feminism, colonialism and inter-cultural relations. She is particularly concerned with issues related to womanhood, Ayurveda and cosmetology from transcultural perspective.

She is the author of five books and a number of articles dedicated to the above issues, and the editor of the yearbook Art of the Orient (Adam Marszałek Publishing House).

She belongs to The European Association for South Asian Studies, the European Association for Asian Art and Archeology, European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art, the Polish Oriental Society and the Polish Institute of World Art Studies.

Michał Dahl, MA – Congress Secretary

PhD student in Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.


Academic interests:

  • geopolitics of Asia
  • superpower rivalry in Asia and the Pacific
  • foreign policy of the United States, China and Japan
  • constitutional and comparative law

Kamila Rezmer-Płotka, MA ‒ Congress Secretary

PhD Candidate in Political Science at Faculty of Political Science and Security Studies, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Thorn. Bachelor degree in public policy and master degree in political science.



Scientific interests:

  • internal and international policy;
  • churches, beliefs and religions of the world;
  • Polish political system;
  • agenda-setting studies.

Hobbies: contemporary theater, art and literature; paints, cares for her two beloved dogs



Towarzystwo Azji i Pacyfiku Fundacja Mojsiewicza Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego Centrum Wspierania Biznesu Urząd Miasta Torunia UMK
WPISM WNEIZ fil kreska dun

Strategic partners

Partnerzy strategiczni


Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek cbw BB komplet Miasto Toruń IPSA csw MSZ Republika Indonezji
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego PNTP Toruń Auto Frelik Żar Tandori Yearbook Gromada Studia Orientalne Nowa Polityka Wschodnia

Tv Toruń Tylko Toruń Poza Toruń Poza Bydgoszcz Echo  Świdwina Azja Pacyfik
Express Bydgoski Nowości Nowa Polityka Wschodnia Gazeta Pomorska Studia Orientalne
TVP Bydgoszcz Political Science Yearbook

Honorary patronage

Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego Wojewoda
Prezyden Miasta Torunia Marszałek Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego Invest Rektor Tretyn
VI Międzynarodowy Kongres Azjatycki „The Power of Asia. State – Society - Economy"  zadanie było dofinansowane w ramach umowy nr 773/P-DUN/2018  ze środków Ministra Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego  przeznaczonych na działalność upowszechniającą naukę