On the 78th birthday of one of Poland’s most important female singers, TFN’s Jacek Borowski looks back at the career of Ewa Demarczyk and asks ‘Why did she disappear’?
In her book, Teoria Wyzwolenia (Theory of Liberation), Anna Straszyńska maps out in detail all the key addresses in Praga where the NKVD set up its interrogation and arrest centres, where prisoners were executed and even where the perpetrators lived.
Such was Wyspiański’s importance to Polish culture that he is frequently compared to that of Ireland’s W. B. Yeats, America’s Eugene O'Neill and Belgium’s Maurice Maeterlinck.
After experiencing some dark days after the end of communism, neon is bouncing back and a Polish-British couple are the forefront of its return.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski looks back on the amazing life of aristocrat, art connoisseur, modernist painter and solider Józef Czapski.
A special service celebrated by Łódź metropolitan bishop Grzegorz Ryś and Łódź rabbi Dawid Szychowski and a conference in the city's Marek Edelman Dialogue Centre will mark the 22nd Judaism Day on January 17.
Described as a “unique” find the grave has also helped re-work theories on just where ancient tribes lived.
With 880 pages, “In the Shadow of Totalitarianisms” brings together previously-scattered articles, essays and reviews, inviting Miłosz fans, literary scholars and historians to explore its themes in greater depth.
The Roma victims of a World War II-era Jewish ghetto were honoured in a ceremony in the central Polish city of Łódź on Thursday.
Published tomorrow (Jan 10th) and based on the singer’s private notes and letters, acclaimed author Anna Mieszkowska tries to show her as she really was, from the circumstances of her marriage to her life during the Second World War.