Tag: Poland

Criminalisation, harm reduction and responsibility in Polish drug policies by Justyna Struzik

Justyna Struzik , March 11th, 2022


In 2019, Sebastian Kaleta, a member of the Polish parliament associated with the ruling Law and Justice party, published a report denigrating Warsaw-based organisations working in the fields…


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The New Public Care: Seeking Coronavirus Truth through Networked Publics

Rebecca_Irons , May 3rd, 2020


MAGDALENA GÓRALSKA Before the pandemic begun the usual turn of events was like that: Beata, an accountant from a mid-size town in Poland has a health problem, or…


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Corona-Ninjas and Corona-Hyenas: COVID-19 Rhetoric in Poland (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 1st, 2020


Hide Press Release (4 Less Words) Izabella Main, Anna Witeska-Młynarczyk „Each word tastes of the context and contexts in which it has lived its socially charged life…„ Mikhail…


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Anthropology? What ‘Anthropology’?

Mateusz Laszczkowski , January 24th, 2019


In September 2018, Jarosław Gowin, Poland’s Minister of Science and Higher Education abolished anthropology as an academic discipline by an executive decree. The much-protested new law on higher…


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#CollectiveLetter Against the Eradication of Polish Anthropology

Allegra , January 24th, 2019


Allegra Lab asks its readers to please consider giving their signatures to a collective letter we have drafted to the Minister of Science and Higher Education in Poland,…


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Agnieszka Pasieka: Who is afraid of fascists? The Polish independence march and the rise of the (far?) right

Focaal Web Editor , December 12th, 2018


“Polish leaders marched with the far right” was perhaps the most common description of the massive demonstration that took place in Warsaw on National Independence Day, 11 November….


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The Nerds’ Turn: Battling for a Democratic Academia in Poland

Mateusz Laszczkowski , June 11th, 2018


As students and academics in Poland are fighting to defend democracy and autonomy of the universities, this post is a battle cry. It outlines the threats to intellectual…


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Food and Drink as Symbols: Historical Perspectives

foodanthro , February 19th, 2017


We recently received this call for papers that may be of interest to FoodAnthropology readers. Deadlines and contact information are below. Department of History and Material Culture of…


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Call for Papers: Museums and Their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History

Haidy Geismar , June 20th, 2016


Via Barbara Kirschenblatt Gimblett Museums of history face a particular challenge in societies that have experienced conflict and violence in recent memory and radical geopolitical and ideological cha…


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Justyna Kajta & Adam Mrozowicki: The new Polish parliament: Between the Right and the radical Right

Focaal Web Editor , November 19th, 2015


The new parliament in Poland resembles in its makeup the one in Hungary, almost completely dominated by right-wing political parties. The Law and Justice party beat the Civic…


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25 Years without the Berlin Wall

Donnchadh Mac an Ghoill , November 9th, 2014


Needless to say, the end of foreign imposed partition is an occasion of joy for any country. Here in Ireland, we look forward to the day when the…


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Indescision as creativity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , September 21st, 2013


In 2012, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw exhibited “Chopin at his most indecisive”, showing how Chopin continually revised his works with new versions and annotations. The exhition…


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Indescision as creativity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , September 21st, 2013


In 2012, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw exhibited “Chopin at his most indecisive”, showing how Chopin continually revised his works with new versions and annotations. The exhition…


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Indescision as creativity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , September 21st, 2013


In 2012, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw exhibited “Chopin at his most indecisive”, showing how Chopin continually revised his works with new versions and annotations. The exhition…


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Indescision as creativity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , September 21st, 2013


In 2012, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw exhibited “Chopin at his most indecisive”, showing how Chopin continually revised his works with new versions and annotations. The exhition…


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Transcribing Ottoman music

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 1st, 2013


Until the19th century, music in the Ottoman Empire was based primarily on oral tradition. Compositions and playing styles were handed from generation to generation through a master-apprentice system…


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Transcribing Ottoman music

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 1st, 2013


Until the19th century, music in the Ottoman Empire was based primarily on oral tradition. Compositions and playing styles were handed from generation to generation through a master-apprentice system…


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Transcribing Ottoman music

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 1st, 2013


Until the19th century, music in the Ottoman Empire was based primarily on oral tradition. Compositions and playing styles were handed from generation to generation through a master-apprentice system…


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Transcribing Ottoman music

Daniel Winfree Papuga , August 1st, 2013


Until the19th century, music in the Ottoman Empire was based primarily on oral tradition. Compositions and playing styles were handed from generation to generation through a master-apprentice system…


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