Robert F. Barkowski

Robert F. Barkowski

Polish writer, author of history books. He spent his childhood, school years, early university years and first employment in Gdańsk. Since the late 80`s he is living in Berlin. His works are mainly focused on history of Europe in the Middle Ages.
Cooperation's with German publishing houses (Stroemfeld Verlag, Parthas Verlag, form+zweck, viceversaverlag, Deutscher Kunstverlag, vorwärts buch) as an author, editor, translator and publisher as well as polish publishing house Bellona as an author.

For years he is engaged in promoting polish literature, culture and knowledge about Poland in Germany, where amongst other things he published the following books:

  • Julien Bryan (Die Farben des Krieges - The Colors of War), Berlin 2012, ISBN 978-3-422-07098-1
  • Stanisław Lem (Der Widerstand der Materie - Ausgewählte Briefe), Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86601-475-6
  • Witold Bereś, Krzysztof Burnetko (Marek Edelman erzählt), Berlin 2009, ISBN 978-3-86964-012-9
  • Antoni hrabia Sobański (Nachrichten aus Berlin 1933-36), Berlin 2008, ISBN 978-3-86601-737-5

On the 11th of May 2016 he received the medal of honor "For Merits for Polish Culture" by the minister of culture and education.