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Let’s share the experience of the Polish Summer School in Wrocław and studying Polish language and culture at School of Slavonic and East European Studies UCL
On Wednesday afternoon, 21st October (2-4pm) at Masaryk Senior Common Room, 16 Taviton Street, UCL SSEES students and teachers of Polish Languages discussed the advantages of taking Polish classes at UCL as well as the advantages of attending the Language Summer school and the chances of going to Polish Summer School in Wrocław.
Polish Studies at SSEES
Polish Summer School
Wrocław – the meeting place
“Talking heads” by Krzysztof Kieślowski, screening of selected fragments.
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Presentation about Szkoła Letnia z Polską (the 3rd edition) in Wrocław, Dolny Śląsk, during August 17-28, 2015 organized by www.silesius.org.pl
The project was co-financed by Polish Foreign Affairs, project called „Współpraca w dziedzinie dyplomacji publicznej” 2015.
Katka Reszke is a writer, documentary filmmaker, photographer and researcher in Jewish history, culture, and identity. She holds a Doctorate in Jewish Education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a recipient of fellowships from the Mandel Foundation and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture.She is the uthor of “Return Of The Jew: Identity Narratives of the Third Post-Holocaust Generation of Jews in Poland”. Her recent documentary films include “Coming Out Polish Style”, “Magda” and “Shimon’s Returns”. Her film editor credits include titles such “The Peretzniks”, “Paint What You Remember”, “Castaways” and “Trans-Action”. Katka has lectured on different aspects of the Polish-Jewish experience at educational and cultural institutions in North America, Israel and Europe.
has graduated from Cultural Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and earned her MA in Russian Culture and Language specialisation.
She has been collaborating with various Film Festivals in Poland, such as Etiuda Anima, Krakow Film Festival and Tarnowska Nagroda Filmowa, as well as Witkacy Festival at Westimnster University in London, where she was coordinating film section.
She has worked on many film productions on short films and permanently collaborates with Thorny Devil Productions as a script supervisor.
She works as an Events Manager at Clapham Picturehouse and an Independent Cultural Manager.
She has joined Play Poland Film Festival in 2013 as a Screening Coordinator and a Venue Manager and earned an Assistant Producer position.
She is a Romanian researcher born in Timișoara in 1984. She graduated philosophy at the West University of Timișoara in 2007, and after that she finished both a M.A. and a Phd. in Philosophy at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca. Currently she is a phd. student at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa in Political Theory, with a research project about the dialectics of social-conflict in post-communist Europe. She is currently a visiting researcher at Birkbeck, University of London. She has seen (pre)revolution history through the eyes of a child, transition through the lens of a youngster, only to take up as an adult, the task of making sense of it all. Her research areas are: Eastern European studies, migration, labour theory of value, (working) class studies, contemporary political philosophy, critical Marxism.
Agata Pyzik is a Polish journalist and writer living in London. She writes about art, architecture, music and literature for many British and Polish magazines. Her focus is art and politics from the “former East”, including the Cold War and modernism. She writes for, among others, The Guardian, Icon, Frieze, Afterall, the Wire and Sight & Sound. She is an author of the book on the cultural “dreamlands” in the Eastern and Western Europe during the communist era for Zer0 Books (Poor but Sexy, 2014)
Katarzyna Depta-Garapich (from Krakow, Poland) studied History of Art at Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland (1999), BA Fine Art Sculpture (First Class Hons) at University of the Arts London and MA in Fine Art Sculpture at the Slade School of Art, London (2012). Her practice merges drawing, sculpture and animation and curatorial projects are directed towards participatory events. Selected shows include: Taking Line for a Walk, Sculpture Project Space Wimbledon College of Art (2010), YPA, Metal Gallery, Southend-on-Sea (2010), Deep Cuts Last Measures, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich (2011), Print and Design Now!, SW1 Gallery, London (2011), Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011, Jerwood Gallery London and other venues nationally (2011/2012), Polish Contemporary Artists – Film Screenings, Richmix Cinema, London (2012), Subject to Change, Kursaal Space, Southend-on-Sea (2012), Threadneedle Prize 2012, Mall Galleries, London (2012). Shortlisted for South Place Hotel art Prize for new graduates 2012. 2013-2014 Artist in Residence at Henrietta Barnett School, London. Currently working on collaborative project with Grizedale Arts. Lives and works in London.
Short portfolio Kasia Depta-Garapich wersja angielska (English version)