Jan Miłosz, habilitated doctor, graduate of the Department of History of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, in the years 1987–1995 an employee of the State Archives in Poznań, and in the years 2003–2008 an employee of the Department of Public Education of the Institute of National Remembrance in Poznań. Since 2008, he has been working as a researcher at the Department of Economic History of the Faculty of History of the Adam Mickiewicz University, currently as a university professor. Research interests – local government and its economy in the period of the People’s Republic of Poland, planned economy in the People’s Republic of Poland, religious associations in Poland in communist era. Co-organizer of the conference “Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs and Enterprises: Between synthesis and case study. On the centenary of the Chair and Department of Economic History at the University of Poznań and the Adam Mickiewicz University” in Poznań, September 22–23, 2022.