In Poland we’re all used to NGOs and civic society organisations providing the bulk of help for Ukrainians fleeing war, but what happens when you add the United Nations to the mix?
In this episode of The Debrief, we take a look at language apprehension in older students.
In this episode, a tale of how back in the 1960s an intrepid team of Polish architects helped rebuild Skopje – the capital of what is now Northern Macedonia – after a devastating earthquake.
In this week’s Debrief Rafał Rogulski and Anna Wachowiak from the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity talk about how a nation’s memory plays into a sense of identity.
In this episode of The Debrief, John Beauchamp speaks to Krzysztof Czyżewski from the Borderland Foundation based in Sejny, north-eastern Poland, about a poem he has written which is making the rounds online - a lament on the conflict in Ukraine...
In this edition of The Debrief, John Beauchamp speaks to new(ish!) recruit Monica Zielinski about how she’s shaking up TFN’s social platforms!
In this episode, John Beauchamp speaks to Dr Łukasz Krzywka, a veteran of forty years at Wrocław University’s Institute of Art History, on the restoration of the Aula Leopoldyńska, known as the Leopoldina, a pearl of 18th century baroque art and architecture.
What is the remit of Poland’s National Heritage Institute at home and how can it help save Ukrainian cultural heritage from Russian missiles?
This week, we’re in Warsaw and John Beauchamp has a chat with architect Michał Kempiński about the redesign of Five Corner Square, which is also going to have a sculptural surprise from the same artist who crafted the Warsaw Palm, Joanna Rajkowska.
In this episode of The Debrief, we take a look at Poland’s gargantuan humanitarian efforts as more than 2 million Ukrainians take refuge in the country.