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Pan Tadeusz: a theatrical reading with music

A theatrical reading of Adam Mickiewicz's epic poem Pan Tadeusz (1834) with live musical interludes.

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Polish-Russian relations: an open discussion

A discussion of Polish-Russian relations, featuring Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz and Igor Gretskiy .

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New Perspectives in Memory Studies

Cambridge Polish Studies is pleased to be a co-organiser of the "New Perspectives in Memory Studies" workshop at Clare College, Cambridge.

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'Mr Jones' - a screening of Agnieszka Holland's new film

Cambridge Polish Studies and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, in conjunction with HREC (Canada) and AUGB (UK) are pleased to present a screening and discussion of the 2019 drama film ‘Mr. Jones’ directed by Agnieszka Holland, and starring James Norton, Vanessa Kirby and Peter Sarsgaard.

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Cambridge Central European Conference 2019: Post-1989 Transformation and Historical Memory

The year 2019 represents the 30th anniversary of the 1989 revolutions, which reshaped both the international and domestic landscape in Central and Eastern Europe, leading to a large-scale political, economic and social transformation. The 30th anniversary provides a good opportunity to look back at these processes.

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Cambridge students at the University of Warsaw

In summer 2019, thanks to the generous support of the University of Warsaw, two Cambridge students spent three weeks in the Polish capital taking an intensive course in Polish language and culture.

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Newton International Fellow from University of Warsaw

We are delighted that Dr Małgorzata Trzeciak Cygan from the University of Warsaw has joined us in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge as a Newton International Fellow of the British Academy. Dr Trzeciak Cygan will be working on a project on "Female portraits in Italian and British travellers’ accounts from Poland (1600-1700)" with Professor Helena Sanson of the Italian Section.

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Cambridge student Juliette Bretan on a summer in Poland

Cambridge student Juliette Bretan spent the summer in Warsaw on multiple journalistic internships. She describes her work and relates her experiences of the Polish capital.

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Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture Since 1918

Cambridge Polish Studies is proud to host a presentation of a comprehensive new book on twentieth-century Polish culture, Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture Since 1918. The event will feature two of the book's editors, Tamara Trojanowska (University of Toronto) and Joanna Niżyńska (Indiana University), in conversation with Stanley Bill (University of Cambridge).

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Special event for 100 years since the regaining of Polish independence

On the 100th anniversary of the regaining of Poland's independence on 11 November 1918, Cambridge Polish Studies is proud to host a very special event to commemorate, discuss and celebrate this historic occasion.

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