Lithuanian President Algirdas Brazauskas visits Maisons-Laffitte to bestow honorary Lithuanian citizenship on Jerzy Giedroyc. Michel Heller, expert on Eastern matters and a long-time associate of the Institute, dies in Paris. Polish Interior Minister Zbigniew Siemiątkowski visits Maisons-Laffitte to present the Institute with part of the communist Security Police files on Kultura and Giedroyc.
The Sejm and the Senate promulgate a new constitution, which on 25 May is approved in a nationwide referendum. The Kultura Archive series publishes the collected correspondence between Jerzy Giedroyc and Andrzej Bobkowski. Selection of Juliusz Mieroszewski’s articles published, entitled Finał klasycznej Europy (The End of Classical Europe).