In this episode of The Debrief, we have an in-depth interview with Jennifer Croft, a US-based translator who works with acclaimed Polish author Olga Tokarczuk.
VIDEO: Using the scanning transmission X-ray microscope Maxymus at Bessy II at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, the team was able to film the recurring periodic magnetisation structure in a crystal.
VIDEO: The language of Olga Tokarczuk’s novels is known for its richness, depth, and multifaceted references, but how do translators cope was the subject of this year’s PEN America conference.
Polish author and Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's novel "Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead" has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award presented annually for a literary work published in English.
VIDEO: Directed by Dorota Kobiela, the artwork for the new adaptation of Władysław Reymont’s masterpiece Chłopi has been completely hand-painted to tell the classic story of life in the Polish countryside over a century ago.
Support and promotion of Polish and global art and culture, promotion of human rights and civil freedoms and support for environmental activities are all aims to be included in the statute of a foundation Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk intends to found.
Professor Artur Ekert, a Pole working at Oxford University, is considered to be one of the candidates for this year’s Nobel Prize in physics, the Swedish TT News Agency has reported, citing the rankings of the American company Clarivate Analytics.
On the anniversary of his death TFN looks back at the life of Józef Rotblat, a brilliant Nobel Prize winning physicist who quit the Manhattan Project in protest over the development of the atomic bomb.
On June 12th, 1903, Marie Skłodowska-Curie defended her doctoral thesis on radioactive substances at Université de la Sorbonne in Paris, thus becoming the first woman in France to receive a doctoral degree.
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.