The Latin text describes the founding of temples and other public buildings, names inscribed on tombstones and other everyday matters of the bustling city’s inhabitants, telling stories no immortalised in stone.
A wreath from Polish President Andrzej Duda was placed at a commemorative plaque near the entrance to the University of Warsaw's main campus on Friday to mark the 1968 student protests that triggered an anti-Semitic campaign by the then communist government.
The Polish Press Agency’s only communist-era correspondent covering Africa, South America and Asia, Kapuściński, who died 12 years ago today, reported on 27 revolutions and coups before being fired for his support of Poland’s Solidarity movement. He is also one of the most translated Polish writers of all time.
Two Polish universities, the University of Warsaw and the Jagiellonian University in Kraków (southern Poland), have appeared on the prestigious 'Shanghai List' (ARWU) of the world's best 500 universities.
The current exhibition at Warsaw’s Museum of Modern Art, entitled ‘What Is Enlightenment? – 200 years of the Print Room of the University of Warsaw Library’, is a fascinating exploration of the collection, it’s relevance to the modern world, and reactions to works from the collection by contemporary artists, including reinterpretations of engravings by the 2008 Turner prize nominated British/Polish artist Goshka Macuga.
Six Polish higher learning institutions will present their academic offers for foreign students, in both the Polish and English languages, at the International Study and Go Abroad Fair in Toronto, Canada, on Sunday.