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Visegrad Summer School

Lecture of prof. Norman Davies. Photo: Paweł Mazur

The day when Norman Davies, outstanding British-Polish historian unexpectedly agrees in...

The human face of Central and Eastern Europe shows itself through sharing cultural...

Have you ever thought about Central-Eastern Europe as a colony of the West? Do you...

The world that you live in was designed by the...

Lecture of prof. Norman Davies. Photo: Paweł Mazur

The day when Norman Davies, outstanding British-Polish historian unexpectedly agrees in the morning on giving a lecture for the students of Visegrad Summer School is called Thursday. Davies talked about the legacy of postwar Europe, gave his interpretation on the Ukrainian crisis and shared his thoughts on identity.

 “I quoted him million times in my Bachelor thesis...

Are you sure that parallel narratives never meet?

The human face of Central and Eastern Europe shows itself through sharing cultural identity by telling common stories which we all understand. Can it strengthen the ties connecting us?

Storytelling is the simplest and the oldest form of sharing human knowledge. On the other hand, creating our personal narratives is a form of creating our own consistent package of...

Europeanization versus self-colonization

Have you ever thought about Central-Eastern Europe as a colony of the West? Do you consider homo sovieticus an endangered species? Tuesday’s report from Visegrad Summer School shows how our answers to these questions were.

“We share the European values with the lack of understanding, strongly idealizing Europe” – said Alexander Kiossev, professor in History of Modern...

The legitimacy of civil society

The second term of Visegrad Summer School started with a lecture day about the current state of education and about the challenges of civil society in the Visegrad countries.

Michel Henri Kowalewicz historian of ideas, professor of Jagiellonian University in Krakow opened Monday’s lecture session in Villa Decius with his short presentation titled Idea universitas...

Invitation to the Visegrad Film Marathon

Invitation to the Visegrad Film Marathon

The Visegrad Film Marathon accompanying the 13th Visegrad Summer School will take place on Wednesday, 9 July, 7 pm in the Mikro Cinema (at 5 Juliusza Lea Street). The event will include films and animated pieces from each country of the Visegrad Group. Free admission – free tickets will be available at the box office from 1 July. Subtitles in English. Please join us!

 

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The Visegrad Summer School co-creates the Platform for Advanced Studies – a project co-financed by the National Bank of Poland. Its main objective is to develop a platform for advanced studies which serves acquiring advanced knowledge in the area of culture and economics.

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