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Cambridge Polish Studies is a programme of the Slavonic Studies Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge. The programme has made Cambridge a key centre for the study of Poland and the promotion of Polish culture in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.

Cambridge Polish Studies combines innovative undergraduate courses on the language, literature and culture of Poland with a vibrant cycle of events open to all, including guest lectures, debates, film screenings, meetings with writers and artists, as well as academic conferences.

The academic programme commenced in October 2014, when the first group of Cambridge students undertook the “Introduction to the Language, Literature and Culture of Poland”. At the same time, open Polish language courses have continued for all members of the university.

As Poland assumes an increasingly important role in Europe, Cambridge Polish Studies is providing a powerful academic and public forum for new ways of thinking about Polish culture, history and contemporary politics.

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Polymorphic Commonwealth: Cultural Transfers in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania

26 September 2022

A two-day conference for postgraduate students, featuring leading experts as discussants, organised by Cambridge postgraduate students Stepan Blinder and Stanisław Banach with the support of Cambridge Polish Studies, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, the Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies (CamCREES), and the George Macaulay Trevelyan Fund.

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