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Irena Grudzińska-Gross about Zuzanna Ginczanka»
SOMETHING OR OTHER: THE PORTRAIT OF ZUZANNA GINCZANKA BY IRENA GRUDZIŃSKA-GROSS. The irony is caused also by the contrast with another poem on which ‘Non omnis moriar’ is modeled. That model poem was very well known to Ginczanka’s generation: it was ‘My Testament’ by one of the Romantic Polish bards, Juliusz Słowacki.
Short animated films of Joanna Polak co-presented by Seattle Polish Film Festival and Northwest Film Forum Tuesday, Oct 18 2016 7:30 pm / Polish Home, 1714 18th Ave, Seattle 98122
Students about Borderland»
Students of american Syracuse University, under the guidance by prof. dr hab. Hana Cervinkova from University of Lower Silesia in Wrocław wrote about Borderland.
Second Annual Leszek Kołakowski Symposium with participation of Krzysztof Czyżewski»
Second Annual Leszek Kołakowski Symposium. Paradises Lost: Entzauberung, Utopia, and their Afterlives 6-8 October 2016, Vienna, Austria. Venue: IWM, Spittelauer Lände 3, 1090 Vienna
Latin America Inside Out Blog. Colombia: Will the people say Yes to peace? »
Colombia: Will the people say Yes to peace?  Author: Gwen Burnyeat.  Published on: Mon Aug 29, 2016 With the entire final agreement finally signed in Havana, the peace accords must now be submitted to a national referendum on October 2. The outcome remains uncertain.
Workshop in Heddal, Norway »
 Workshop in Fyrileivstugo in Norway with the participation of Krzysztof Czyżewski. 2016.08.29 - 10 a.m.
About exhibition "Invisible Bridge" in Triest new issue of the magazine artSpace »
artSPACE n. 15 2014-2016/ anno quindicesimo numero quindici duemilaquattordici-duemilasedici Citizens of today’s multicultural societies are able to build material bridges utilizing mind-boggling technologies, but are often helpless in the face of the crisis of relationships based on invisible...
Leonidas Donskis / 11 July 2016, 19.00 »
Leonidas Donskis was born on August 13, 1962, in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Donskis graduated from Lithuanian State Conservatoire (now Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre), majoring in philology and theatre, and then pursued his graduate studies in philosophy at the University of Vilnius, Lithuania. 
Jessica Kaahwa 18 August (Tuesday), 20.00 »
Jessica Kaahwa   has been the architect of  the space of coexistence and dialog in Uganda, in a very heart of Sub-Saharan Africa.  Her main tool for bridge-building work is a theater, with it’s broad understanding, socially engaged, created with both professionals and amateurs, on the...
13 July (Wednesday) 19.00 / GWEN BURNYEAT »
Gwen  Burnyeat  is a social activist, writer and scholar, currently involved in political conflict mediation and researching the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in Colombia, selling their organic chocolate, and co-directing a forthcoming documentary called “Peace...
The 8th International Korczak Conference »
We are pleased to announce,  The International Congress of Children Rights.  The 8th International Korczak Conference.  Commemorating 75 years of the last way of Korczak, Stefa, the staff and children.
"Lithuanian Paths to Modernity" Egidijus Aleksandravičius »
                                         " Here is the country called the Republic of Lithuania, once erased from the map of Europe, small and...
How is it possible? In that one moment, early in the morning at the Vilnius airport on the way from Šeteniai to Petersburg, on that Wednesday the 21st of September, when the world was celebrating the Order of the Smile and in churches people joined in a Prayer for Peace, on the anniversary of Virgil’s...
Irena Grudzińska-Gross about Zuzanna Ginczanka »
SOMETHING OR OTHER: THE PORTRAIT OF ZUZANNA GINCZANKA  BY IRENA GRUDZIŃSKA-GROSS. The irony is caused also by the contrast with another poem on which ‘Non omnis moriar’ is modeled. That model poem was very well known to Ginczanka’s generation: it was ‘My Testament’ by...
Book - "Miłosz - Dialogue - Borderland", PDF »
Foreword. Czesław Miłosz’s life and thought are enclosed by the circle of return. It was apokatastasis, rendered in poetry and heading for existence. The exile shared the fate of fugitives, emigrants, and others deprived of their roots, those displaced by the winds of history, thrown into the outside world....
Book - "The Krasnogruda Bridge. A Bridge Builder's Toolkit", PDF »
The Krasnogruda Bridge. A Bridge Builder's Toolkit/   Krasnogrudzki most. Niezbędnik budowniczego text/tekst: Krzysztof CZYŻEWSKI, Magdalena KICIŃSKA photographs/fotografie: Wiesław SZUMIŃSKI Fundacja Pogranicze,  Sejny 2016
Short animated films of Joanna Polak co-presented by Seattle Polish Film Festival and Northwest Film Forum Tuesday, Oct 18 2016 7:30 pm /  Polish Home, 1714 18th Ave, Seattle 98122
Summer at Borderland 2016 »
Borderland Centre of Arts, Cultures, and Nations and Borderland Foundation would like to invite you to: SUMMER AT BORDERLAND June - July – August 2016, Sejny – Krasnogruda
Welcome to UIC Polish Studies/ Annual Hejna Lecture: Krzysztof Czyżewski TBA »
Events. Upcoming. Annual Hejna Lecture:  Krzysztof Czyżewski TBA 2nd Annual Hejna Polish Poetry Translation Contest Reception University Hall, Room 1501 TBA
Died Arnold Markowitz »
 Arnold L. Markowitz, 87, died Thursday, July 7, 2016, following a brief illness. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Arnold attended St. John's College of Annapolis, MD, and received master's degrees from Columbia University, Hunter College and City College of New York. He served at New Yourk University and vice...
Juozas Vaina »
Juozas Vaina was born on October 17, 1916 in Widugiery, a pedagogue, educator, ethnographer, collector, founder of the traditional culture museum in Puńsk in 1977. He studied physics in Vilnius and architecture in Gdańsk. From 1948 he taught in Pedagogical Secondary School in Suwałki, in 1950-1951 he was a...
Olgierd Skrypko (76 years old) tells his story »
In family - I was the youngest, so you know, I had to pasture the gees at first, and then the cows. When you pasture the cows, you are a man, so I pastured our cows and of the neighbor. And the neighbor - his name was Paszkiewicz - had some small accordion.
Responsibility for the Europe's Borderland »
In the newest, special issue of the THINKTANK magazine, you can find a text - "Responsibility for the Europe's Borderland" written by Krzysztof Czyżewski.
Usage »
The resources of the Documentation Center of Borderland Cultures can be used on the premises only. You are welcome to visit the Center and use our collection. All you have to do is to contact our staff and register in our database.
Informations on BCDC »
The Borderland Cultures Documentation Center comprises a rich multilingual collection. There are publications in Polish and English, but also books and magazines in Lithuanian, Estonian, Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, German, Jidysz, Georgian, and in various Balkan and Asian...
Living In Diversity »
'Living in Diversity' is a website of the Forum of Concerned Citizens of Europe, which was created in March 2010 by a small group of people concerned about the increasingly illiberal and exclusionary politics of fear that pervades European public sphere, about the growing influence of rightwing...
Tblisi - program »
JUNE 16, THURSDAY  16:15 – 17:00 -  Practices of Intercultural Dialogue: Caucasian House, Presentation by Naira Gelashvili, Director  Cultural Relations Center of Georgia 'Caucasian House' is an educational and peace-making non-profit organization. The mission of the...
Dushanbe - program »
OCTOBER 6th, WEDNESDAY    18:30 - 19:00 - Welcome speech and introduction - Krzysztof Czyżewski  19:00 - 20:00 - Welcome dinner  20:15 - 21.30 - Film Session:  Musician's Raft Between New York and Sejny (documentary on the Borderland...

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