CREES Noon Lecture. The Polish Athens: Zakopane as a Center of Polish Culture
Maciej Krupa, a journalist and mountain guide who lives and works in Zakopane, will discuss the importance of this time and place in Polish culture and history. Krupa has authored numerous publications related to Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains and is the co-founder of the local weekly newspaper "Tygodnik Podhalanski."
This lecture is related to “100 Years of Polish Independence: Zakopane 1918,” an exhibition of photographs from the archives of the Tatra Museum in Zakopane, Poland. The Copernicus Program in Polish Studies has curated the exhibit and organized public lectures in collaboration with the Tatra Museum, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw, and Culture.pl as part of POLSKA 100, an international cultural program commemorating the centenary of Poland regaining Independence. It is financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland as part of the multi-year program NIEPODLEGŁA 2017-22.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||European, History, International, Poland|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, International Institute, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia|
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