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Living at the Borderlands / by Erica Johnson Debeljak»
I was invited to Krasnogruda, Poland on April 30 and May 1, 2016 to attend a reunion of the group called Café Europa. The invitation came from Krzystov Czyzewski, one of a group of like-minded intellectuals – including my late husband, the Slovenian poet Aleš Debeljak, who was killed in a traffic accident on January 28 of this year – that came up...
Aleš Debeljak at the Cafe Europa In memoriam / by Chris Keulemans»
On April 30 and May 1, 2016, Cafe Europa met for its twentieth anniversary in Krasnogruda, Poland to honor Aleš Debeljak, one of its founding members. The event was organized by Krzystof Czyzewski and the Borderlands Foundation, and took place over two nights: the first in the White Synagogue in Sejny, the second in a jazz club.
BORDERLAND IN BOLZANO»
EUROMEDITERRANEA/ 1st-2nd July 2016 – Kolpinghaus, Bolzano. Already in 1995 Alexander Langer was aware that a positive role of the European Union in promoting peace, democracy and the creation of an open Euromediterranean space was one of the main challenges of the Union.
Gallery PODROOM – Cultural Centre of Belgrade 2 – 25.06.2016»
“À LA FRONTIÈRE…! OLD AND NEW BORDERS IN EUROPE” Artists | Authors: Karolina Cicha, Krzysztof Czyzewski, Wieslaw Szuminski & Kuba Kossak, Grzegorz Dabrowski, Giovanni Floreani, Laure Keyrouz & Angelo Ricciardi, Predrag Marić, Samir Mehanović, Lada Nakonechna, Dušan Radovanović, Tomaś Rafa, Leon Tarasewicz, Arturas Valiauga,...
Aleš Debeljak at the Cafe Europa In memoriam / by Chris Keulemans »
On April 30 and May 1, 2016, Cafe Europa met for its twentieth anniversary in Krasnogruda, Poland to honor Aleš Debeljak, one of its founding members. The event was organized by Krzystof Czyzewski and the Borderlands Foundation, and took place over two nights: the first in the White Synagogue in Sejny, the...
Gallery PODROOM – Cultural Centre of Belgrade 2 – 25.06.2016 »
“À LA FRONTIÈRE…!  OLD AND NEW BORDERS IN EUROPE” Artists | Authors: Karolina Cicha, Krzysztof Czyzewski, Wieslaw Szuminski & Kuba Kossak,  Grzegorz Dabrowski,  Giovanni Floreani, Laure Keyrouz & Angelo Ricciardi,  Predrag Marić, Samir Mehanović,...
Discussion with Krzysztof Czyżewski in Belgrad / 6th of June 2016 »
The Center for Cultural Decontamination and the Embassy of the Republic of  Poland in Belgrad are inviting you on a discussion with Krzysztof Czyżewski "Invisible Bridges: Towards Culture of Solidarity".   
Between the borders by Edward Carr »
The Economist /  Jun 18th, 2016 The idea of European unity is more complicated than its supporters or critics allow  
BORDERLAND IN BOLZANO »
EUROMEDITERRANEA/  1st-2nd July 2016 – Kolpinghaus, Bolzano.   Already in 1995 Alexander Langer was aware that a positive role of the European Union in promoting peace, democracy and the creation of an open Euromediterranean space was one of the main challenges of the Union.   
6 July 2015 "KARSKI & THE LORDS OF HUMANITY" (Karski i władcy ludzkosci) at the Borderland Foundation in Krasnogruda »
On the 6th of July 2015, The International Centre for Dialogue presented "KARSKI & THE LORDS OF HUMANITY" with the participation of the director Sławomir Grunberg. logtv.com/films/jankarski/
Back to Borders? Panel Debate at the EGP Council in Utrecht/ 21 May 2016 »
The Green European Journal is organising a panel discussion in connection to its latest edition 'Checkpoint Europe: The Return of Borders' on Saturday May 21st in the framework of the spring council of the European Green Party.  
Cooperation between Borderland and universities. A new phase »
Since 2015, the activities of Borderland (both the Centre and the Foundation) have entered into a new phase of cooperation with the academic world. For many years, the Borderland team has organized internships, seminars and conferences at the Centre in Sejny and the International Centre for Dialogue in Krasnogruda...
Borderland in America »
Lectures, workshops and presentations run by Krzysztof CzyżewskiLectures, workshops and presentations run by Krzysztof Czyżewski.    from March 24 - April 14, 2016 at the universities of  Rutgers (Newark), Illinois (Chicago) and Princeton.  
Path of the Borderland by Krzysztof Czyżewski »
Path of the Borderland consists of thoughts and musings collected in a notebook, that accompanied Krzysztof Czyżewski in his travels through american Oregon in the Spring of 2001.
Krzysztof Czyżewski - Line of Return »
When I have finished reading the book "Linia powrotu" ("Line of Return"), I recalled a quotation from the essay of Gabriel Marcel about Rilkem - "A witness is not only the one who watches and cerifies, but the one who gives a testimony, but that testimony is not an ordinary echo, but...
Dragan nous a quittés… »
Dragan was lecturing in the European Diploma for many years; he was also an active member of the European Diploma Orientation Board. I phoned him in June to see if he could join us in magical Delphi for the yearly evaluation phase we hold there, and that he liked so much.   We talked, unexpectedly a long...
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
Borderland and Invisible Bridge in Triest »
INVISIBLE BRIDGE. A polyphonic tale involving poetry, sculpture, film, photography, flavors and fragrances. The “Invisible Bridge” is an exhibition specially prepared for the Trieste Contemporanea. 
Szedyk at the Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater »
Our animation that originally comes from the third collection of the Borderland Fairy Tales travelled this time as far as Los Angeles.
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.
Birutė Jonuškaitė »
Debut of Birutė Jonuškaitė took place when Lithuania got back its independence. As a writer she found her place in these unquiet, but critical times: today she is appreciated author of stories and novels, journal articles, and distinguished translator from Polish language.
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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