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THE OPENING AGORA The White Synagogue in Sejny/ 29 of April at 12.00»
POGRANICZE was founded in the years 1990–1991. First, it was the Foundation registered in Poznań, then came the Centre in Sejny formally established by the voivode of Suwałki. Therefore, we can always shift the date of our beginnings a year back or forward. The more, that our leaning towards the future has always been more interesting to us than...
THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE A spectacle in the Amphitheatre of Krasnogruda Park. 28 and 29 of April at 9.00 p.m. »
A joint work of the Borderland art studios in which the bridge builders were children, teenagers and adults from Sejny, Krasnogruda, Augustów, Giby, Ogrodniki and Żegary.
THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE EXHIBITION / Opening 30 of April 2016 at 12.00»
INVISIBLE BRIDGE. A polyphonic tale involving poetry, sculpture, film, photography, flavors and fragrances.
25 + BORDERLAND – WHAT IS BEFORE US?»
POGRANICZE was founded in the years 1990–1991. First, it was the Foundation registered in Poznań, then came the Centre in Sejny, formally established by the voivode of Suwałki. Therefore, we can always shift the date of our beginnings a year back or forward. The more, that our leaning towards the future has always been more interesting to us than...
THE OPENING AGORA The White Synagogue in Sejny/ 29 of April at 12.00 »
POGRANICZE was founded in the years 1990–1991. First, it was the Foundation registered in Poznań, then came the Centre in Sejny formally established by the voivode of Suwałki. Therefore, we can always shift the date of our beginnings a year back or forward. The more, that our leaning towards the future has...
25 + BORDERLAND – WHAT IS BEFORE US? »
Pogranicze was founded in the years 1990–1991. First, it was the Foundation registered in Poznań, then came the Centre in Sejny, formally established by the voivode of Suwałki. Therefore, we can always shift the date of our beginnings a year back or forward. The more, that our leaning towards the...
A LETTER TO THE COMMUNITY OF THE BRIDGE IN GALILEE »
The inspiration for writing this letter was the journey of the team of Borderland to Western Galilee, in January 2016, or in the month of Sh'vat 5776, or in the month of Rabi al-Awwal 1437... So it happened in the middle of winter, in the New Year for Trees, and the first spring. Above all, however, we travelled...
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/
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...
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.  
Krzysztof Czyżewski - The Arts, Community, Rutgers-Newark and Change »
A  T H I R D  S P A C E: The Arts, Community, Rutgers-Newark and Change  – a public forum – Tuesday March 29th Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art 591 Broad Street, Newark  6:00 - 8 p.m. 
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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