Prof. Georges Mink

Georges Mink is Director of Research at the Intitut des Sciences Sociales et du Politique (CNRS - France), Université de Paris X, Nanterre. He is a Sociologist and Political Scientist, specialising in Central and Eastern Europe. His research and publications – more than 250 books, studies and articles - are dedicated to political systems, the sociopolitical evolution of these regimes, the conversion of ex-communist elites in central and eastern Europe and the europeanisation of national political systems. Today, his research focuses on the question of transitional justice in EU countries. Georges Mink is Associate Professor at Science Po, Paris (since 1973) and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Natolin Campus (since 2000). He has recently published a monograph on memory politics in contemporary Poland (La Pologne au cœur de l'Europe. De 1914 à aujourd'hui, histoire politique et conflits de mémoire., Buchet Chastel, 2015) and edited (with Laure Neumayer) a volume History, Memory and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe, Memory Games (Palgrave, Macmilan 2013).