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Call for Papers – VI International Student Conference

Originally posted on The CEScene:
Call for Papers – VI International Student Conference Politics & Society in Central and Eastern Europe: 25 Years of Democratic Changes in Central and Eastern Europe The Institute of Political Science (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wroclaw) would like to invite you to VI International Student Conference “Politics &…

2014 Spring European Diplomacy Workshop

The European Academy of Diplomacy is accepting applications for the European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long, first in Europe program devoted solely to the Eastern Partnership, European Neighborhood Policy and European Union Foreign Policy and energy security. Based on workshops from experts in the fields of EU Foreign Policy (Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy), and hands-on skills training in International Negotiations, Strategic Planning and Leadership, … Continue reading

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Meeting with the Ambassador of Turkey to Poland. Acknowledgements.

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Jürgen Habermas on Europe, democratic deficit and EU elections

‘In favour of a strong Europe’ – what does this mean? Jürgen Habermas is a world-leading sociologist, philosopher and political theorist. His latest book is The Crisis of the European Union (Polity 2013, English translation). http://www.ippr.org/juncture/171/11994/in-favour-of-a-strong-europe-what-does-this-mean

Call for papers: “Negotiation, navigation, resistance – young people’s agency in post-crisis reality in Europe”

ESA ‘Youth and Generation Research Network’ MidTerm Conference 2014: ‘Negotiation, navigation, resistance – young people’s agency in post-crisis reality in Europe’ September 10th-13th 2014, in Kluszkowce, near Krakow, Poland Dear all, please find below the call for papers for the Youth and generation Research Network Mid Term Conference. The deadline for abstracts is 20 March 2014. … Continue reading

A Review by Xawery Pikus: Museum of The Home Army dedicated to Gen. Emil Fieldorf “Nil”

Originally posted on The CEScene:
Museum of The Home Army dedicated to Gen. Emil Fieldorf “Nil” For those who want to find out about Polish history during the Second World War, I recommend The Home Army Museum named after general Emil Fieldorf “Nil”. It is worth visiting because this is the only such institution in…

Social Crisis and Societalization: A Cultural Sociology of Boundary Tension and Civil Repair

Originally posted on The CEScene:
The Institute of Sociology invites you for a very special lecture dedicated to Prof. Piotr Sztompka. The open lecture will be given by American sociologist Jeffrey C. Alexander. Social Crisis and Societalization: A Cultural Sociology of Boundary Tension and Civil Repair 11 March 2014 (Tuesday), at 16.00 Aula Collegium Novum…

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Old Poland, New Nationalism

Second Time a Charm?

Originally posted on Euroculturer Magazine:
Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland Heather Southwood│southwood28@gmail.com In Goettingen I was one of approximately twenty Euroculture students, in Krakow that became one of nine, in Indianapolis I couldn’t sit in Starbucks on campus for long without someone I knew walking in, so when I made the decision to return to…

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Teacher Benjamin Martin “What’s special about Uppsala University? Well, we’re the oldest and coldest!”

Originally posted on Euroculturer Magazine:
Euroculture Uppsala has been one of the most popular universities in the MA Euroculture Consortium, when it comes to the number of students it attracts every semester. Rumor has it, ‘Ben’ might be the answer. The Euroculturer has invited Benjamin Martin, Programme Directer and Teacher of MA Euroculture at Uppsala…

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Professional tips from a EuCu graduate: “Blindly applying for jobs everywhere is a waste of time!”

Originally posted on Euroculturer Magazine:
For some, getting a job in Brussels is a dream come true. © Yu Xichao Penelope Vaxevanes│prosiliomani@hotmail.com MA Euroculture Programme is over for the 2011 – 2013 students and now most of them are on the hunt for a job or an internship – their gateway into the professional world.…

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The Essential Guide to Being Polish

“[A] carefully researched but reader-friendly peregrination through the story of Poland—a thrilling if sometimes depressing ride you wouldn’t believe if you read it in a novel. . . . I can say honestly . . . that The Essential Guide to Being Polish will not disappoint.”—Jamie Stokes, Krakow Post “Do you plan to visit Poland for the first … Continue reading

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TEDxKraków@Students | October 25

This year, for the first time in the history of TEDxKraków we will be holding an accompanying event aimed at students called TEDxKraków@Students, organized by All In UJ and supported by Aon Hewitt. This year’s conference centers on the word Make!, so we’ll be presenting students that are also makers. All In UJ’s Viewing Party will consist … Continue reading

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World Press Photo 2013: tragic stories & cute animals?

Once again World Press Photo has visited Krakow at Bunkier Sztuki. This year’s edition is not without a controversy surrounding the 1st prize winner and putting into question the professionalism of the contestants and aim of the whole competition. After perusing the images and walking out of the exhibition a friend asked me how was … Continue reading

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