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Forum on Coexistence / 15 December 2015 Tetovo»
Forum on Coexistence, organized by the “Max van der Stoel” Institute at the South East European University in cooperation with the Embassy of Poland in Skopje.
Krzysztof Czyżewski at Rutgers University»
Rutgers ACM Department Present. An Evening With Krzysztof Czyżewski. Culture and Solidarity. Moderated by: Ian Watson. 19 November 2015. Art Gallery. Doors open at 6pm. Free
Krzysztof Czyzewski about Stanislaw Baranczak»
Krzysztof Czyżewski „Stanislaw Baranczak: A Widening Horizon”; translated by Elzbieta Matynia. November 20, 2015 on
Building Coexistence Krzysztof Czyżewski in "New Eastern Europe"»
Coexistence teaches us about our own insufficiency in establishing a community. Isn’t it clear that during our encounters with strangers there is a need to lean towards the unknown and a different youth?
Gazeta Fall 2015 Issue - Taube »
About "Invisible Bridge. A Tale of Coexistence" in the third issue of Gazeta, co-produced by the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture (TFJLC) and the American Association of Polish-Jewish Studies (AAPJS). “A Tale of Coexistence” is an ongoing program of the International...
Shortcut press release »
They will arrive from different continents to build a bridge on the borderland Gazeta Wyborcza", Monika Żmijewska, 14 July 2015 "But it will not be an ordinary bridge - a semi-artistic, full of signs and symbols that you will need to be able to read to discover its mystery. But, before...
Krzysztof Czyżewski at 2015 Holocaust Education Week »
The emblematic Polish social activist will talk about the importance of memory in post-Holocaust, post-totalitarian and post-modern World.  More information:
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.
Representing, (De)Constructing and Translating Borderlands - 29th-30th May, 2014 - CALL FOR PAPERS »
The Faculty of Philology at the University of Białystok, together with the Faculty of Applied Linguistics at Warsaw University and the Borderland Foundation are happy to announce the international conference Representing, (De)Constructing and Translating Borderlands which will take place at the...
Introduction »
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...
Forum on Coexistence / 15 December 2015 Tetovo »
Forum on Coexistence, organized by the “Max van der Stoel” Institute at the South East European University in cooperation with the Embassy of Poland in Skopje. Key-note speech: “The Borderline Ethos: The Forming of the Connective Issues in a Multicultural Society” by Krzysztof Czyżewski....
Borderland in Macedonia/ 11 December 2015 Skopje »
Workshop “The Bridge: The Heart of a Community” , organized by the “Max van der Stoel” Institute at the South East European University in cooperation with the Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews and with the Embassy of Poland in Skopje. 
Krzysztof Czyzewski about Stanislaw Baranczak »
Krzysztof Czyżewski „Stanislaw Baranczak: A Widening Horizon”; translated by Elzbieta Matynia. November 20, 2015 on Barańczak is no longer with us.  In a while no one will give credence any more to the existence of this Atlantis, this man who transcended...
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...
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.
28th February 2014 - Saagara at Sejny Jazz Cooperative »
On the 28th of February, at 7 PM, Sejny Jazz Cooperative will have the honour of hosting Saagara band on its stage. Saagara - consists of Wacław Zimpel and three music virtuosos from Indiia; Giridhar Udupa, Bharghava Halambi and K Raja.
Third Fairy Tales Film Collection - "Borderland Tales" - a word from participants »
Our work on the third part of the Tale Collection was special in its character. And for several reasons.  Extraordinary experience was for us the meeting with Daria Kopiec, animator we has worked with us for the first time. She showed us how to animate the puppets and revealed to us the mysteries of light used...
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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