Has Poland managed to deal with its past? “Kultura Liberalna” in Oxford [WATCH ONLINE]Media Mentions“Kultura Liberalna” and “Programme on Modern Poland”, founded by the Oxford Noble Foundation, warmly invite you to the exceptional international conference devoted to dealing with a difficult past in Poland after 1989. MORE
The Great TheftPoliticsŁukasz Pawłowski: In one of your essays you wrote: “People in the East developed a bunch of stereotypes about the shiny democratic West, while westerners had a sense of superiority. A lot of lies were there on both sides from the beginning”. Are those lies going to haunt us now? Dubravka Ugrešić: I think that after the fall of the Berlin Wall, East and West didn’t really have a proper… MORE
Crime is a crime, the rest is racismSpecial ReportsWhen you heard about the assaults on women in Köln, were you surprised? That’s not the right question. It is not a question of cultural identity or anything like that, it’s a crime. It shouldn’t have been covered up out of some misplaced sense of political correctness, of not wanting to stereotype the group, and the people who did it should be punished. What happened is just wrong,… MORE
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Crime is a crime, the rest is racism
Does solidarity pay off? 23rd Tischner Debate “Belonging and Identity”
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Filmmaking Solidarity. The case of Oleg Sentsov
The Festival of Insignificance – an escape from Central Europe. On the new novel by Milan Kundera
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Introduction. The Horizons Of a New Freedom
Liberalism, the Right and the Left – points of contention
Broken windmills – interpretations of success required by Poland today
A whole new sense of frustration
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Liberalism needs love
Damn the security!
Recipe for a social disaster
Covering up – a new form of exhibitionism?
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Affluent Poles looking at Ukraine – too much lecturing, not enough support
Different Ukrainians, different Poles
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