Professor Kazimierz Braun is a scholar, writer, and director. He published more than 50 books on theatre history, as well as novels and dramas. He directed numerous theatre productions in Poland, USA and other countries. He taught at both Polish and American universities.  He became a tenured professor at the University at Buffalo in 1989.

Braun’s father, Juliusz Braun, was a lawyer, professor of ecology, Catholic activist, and political prisoner under Joseph Stalin.

During the conference “Poland First to Fight” professor Braun will present the topic “POLISH THEATRE IN THE TIME OF WAR (1939-1945) – Fight–Loses–Will to Survive.”