Jubilee of Professor Andrzej Kubas
15 April 2016
On Friday 15 April 2016, the Collegium Maius Aula hosted the Jubilee of the 40th Anniversary of Awarding of the Diploma of Habilitiation to Professor Andrzej Kubas and his 75th birthday. During the ceremony Professor Andrzej Kubas was presented with a commemorative album.
During the proceedings conducted by Professor Dorota Malec, Vice-Dean for Administration Studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration UJ, Professor Andrzej Kubas’s achievements as a scholar, but also as a practicing lawyer were emphasised. Professor Wojciech Nowak, Rector of Jagiellonian University, congratulated the Jubilarian on his achievements on his own and entire academic community’s behalf, and delivered a congratulation address, presenting the Jubilarian with a miniature replica of the Rector’s sceptre. The laudation was delivered by Professor Jerzy Pisuliński, PhD, the Head of the Chair of the Civil Law and the Vice-Dean for International Cooperation at the Faculty of Law and Administration UJ. In his laudation, Professor Pisuliński emphasised Professor Kubas’ outstanding academic acquis, as well as his extensive involvement in the local Bar Council and pro bono activities.
During the ceremony the Jubilarian was presented with a commemorative book entitled Usus Magister Est Optimus. Rozprawy prawnicze ofiarowane Profesorowi Andrzejowi Kubasowi (Usus Magister Est Optimus. Legal Treatises Dedicated to Professor Andrzej Kubas) edited by B. Jelonek-Jarco, R. Kos, and J. Zawadzka, published by C.H. Beck Publishing House. The publication contains a collection of treatises prepared by the most prominent Polish civil law scholars and practitioners, friends, collaborators, and disciples of Professor Andrzej Kubas.
The Jubilee attracted the participation of numerous guests, among others including Mr. Jacek Trela, attorney-at-law, Vice-President of the Polish Bar Council, Mr. Paweł Gieras, attorney-at-law, Dean of the District Bar Council in Krakow, Mr. Czesław Jaworski, attorney-at-law, editor-in-chief of the Palestra periodical, representatives of academic circles from all over Poland, members of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Law and Administration UJ, members of the Polish Bar Council, representatives of the local bar and notaries, as well as family members, friends, students, and collaborators of Professor Andrzej Kubas.
Photo: Anna Wojnar