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In this conversation by Paulina Gulińska-Jurgiel, Małgorzata Mazurek is talking about chairing Polish Studies at Columbia University as a scholar trained in Poland, and how her experiences in different academic settings informed her own understanding of Polish studies.

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Disciplines:
Religious studies Slavic studies Sociology Translation studies Political science Media studies Literary studies Cultural studies Jewish studies History Ethnology Anthropology
Topics:
Knowledge transfer Regional development Interwar period Early career researchers Area studies Day-to-day research Contemporary history Central and Eastern Europe

Do we really know what Polish studies are? The Aleksander Brückner Center for Polish Studies presents perspectives from various national and academic backgrounds – today, Marcos Silber (University of Haifa, Israel) in an interview with Yvonne Kleinmann (Halle, Germany).

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Disciplines:
Slavic studies Translation studies Literary studies Cultural studies Jewish studies History
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Institutionalisation Popular culture Diplomacy National movements Polish-Jewish studies in Israel History of knowledge Holocaust studies

Brian Porter-Szűcs (University of Michigan) in an interview with Paulina Gulińska-Jurgiel (Martin Luther University Halle) about serendipity, controversies and similarities in his research on Poland.

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Disciplines:
Linguistics Theatre studies Religious studies Slavic studies Sociology Translation studies Political science Literary studies Cultural studies Jewish studies History Anthropology

As a – preliminary – end to the series #SolidarityWithUkraine in our Polish Studies Blog, we join Andrii Portnov in his appeal for an institutionalisation of Ukrainian studies in Germany and share some of his seminal contributions on the entangled history of Ukraine.

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Disciplines:
International relations Linguistics Slavic studies Literary studies Art history Cultural studies Jewish studies History Ethnology
Topics:
First World War Second World War Second Polish Republic Polish-Ukrainian conflict Interwar period #SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war Area studies Minority research Comparative literature Language contact Contemporary history Polish-Ukrainian relations Public history Central and Eastern Europe

Mit dem Film „This Rain Will Never Stop“ von Alina Gorlova begann im Puschkino die Hallenser Filmreihe „War – Wojna – Війна: Filme gegen den Krieg“. Paulina Gulińska-Jurgiel und Johann Wiede geben einen Einblick in die Idee und Umsetzung des Projekts.

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Disciplines:
Linguistics Theatre studies Religious studies Slavic studies Sociology Translation studies Political science Media studies Literary studies Art history Cultural studies Communication studies History Film studies
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Film analysis War in media #SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war

Prof. Dr. Alexander Wöll (Universität Potsdam) spricht mit Sebastian Aufdemkamp (Auf ein Buch! – Der Literaturpodcast) über die zentralen Entwicklungslinien der ukrainischen Kultur und Literatur und kommentiert die aktuelle Lage.

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Contribution by Prof. Dr. Alexander Wöll
Disciplines:
Literary studies Cultural studies
Topics:
#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war

Der Krieg in der Ukraine hat Polen und Deutsche vor eine ernste Herausforderung gestellt, die zur Erneuerung der Kontakte mobilisiert hat. Leider bestätigten sich die Befürchtungen, dass es zu einer schnellen Rückkehr zum „business as usual“ kommen würde.

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Editorial supervision by Deutsches Polen-Institut
Disciplines:
Sociology Political science
Topics:
#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war German-Polish relations

Die Ukraine ist nicht mehr dieselbe wie 2014. Wladimir Putins Versuch, das Land einer ihm genehmen Regierung zu unterwerfen, zeigt nur, wie wenig er davon verstanden hat. Ein Beitrag von Susann Worschech (Europa-Universität Viadrina).

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Disciplines:
International relations Sociology Political science
Topics:
#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war

From the beginning of the Russian aggression on Ukraine, initiatives and activists like Alona Karavai and Anna Potyiomkina from Асортиментна кімната in Ivano-Frankivsk have been working to save ukrainian artworks and archives. A conversation about the situation.

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Disciplines:
Art history Cultural studies
Topics:
#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war

Annette Werberger, Professorin für Osteuropäische Literaturen an der Europa-Universität Viadrina, diskutiert in ihrem Beitrag die Vor- und Nachteile der Mehrsprachigkeit für die Literatur der Ukraine.

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Disciplines:
Literary studies
Topics:
#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war Literary history

Im Magazin „Dialog“ (3/2021) schreibt Basil Kerski, wie historische Revolutionen in Europa beim Blick auf die Zukunft behilflich sein können. Er betont: „Eine unabhängige, demokratische Ukraine ist Grundlage der nach 1991 entstandenen europäischen Friedensordnung.“

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Contribution by Basil Kerski
Disciplines:
International relations History
Topics:
#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war Central and Eastern Europe

Kateryna Pasichnyk, Ph.D. student at Martin-Luther-University in Halle, wanted to return from Kyiv at the end of March. Because of the war she decided to join her family in Vinnitsya. In the interview she shares her experiences of last week.

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Disciplines:
Sociology History Ethnology
Topics:
Oral history #SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war

Frank Grelka (Center for Interdisciplinary Polish Studies) takes a closer look at three historical aspects that shed light on Putin's revisionist concept and thus on the background of Russia's attack on Ukraine. Text in German.

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Contribution by Frank Grelka
Disciplines:
International relations History
Topics:
Russia-Ukraine war Contemporary history Central and Eastern Europe

Do we really know what Polish studies are? The Aleksander Brückner Center for Polish Studies presents perspectives from various national and academic backgrounds – today, Moshe Rosman (Bar Ilan University, Israel) in an interview with Yvonne Kleinmann (Halle, Germany).

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Disciplines:
Sociology Jewish studies History Ethnology
Topics:
Day-to-day research History of the Polish People's Republic Jewish-Polish relations Gender history History of science

Über die Schwierigkeiten, sich insbesondere zu Beginn der wissenschaftlichen Beschäftigung mit Polen als Polenforscher:in zu identifizieren, und die großen Freuden an diesem Forschungsfeld reflektiert in einem persönlichen Essay Osteuropahistoriker Sven Jaros.

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Contribution by Dr. Sven Jaros
Disciplines:
Philosophy Other Gender studies Economics International relations Linguistics Theatre studies Religious studies Slavic studies Sociology Translation studies Political science Media studies Literary studies Art history Cultural studies Communication studies Jewish studies History Film studies Ethnology Anthropology
Topics:
Early career researchers Day-to-day research Central and Eastern Europe

In the first episode of our new podcast, the heads of the leading institutions for Polish studies in the German speaking countries – Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast, Yvonne Kleinmann, Peter Oliver Loew and Ruprecht von Waldenfels – discuss their understanding of Polish studies.

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Disciplines:
Philosophy Other Gender studies Economics International relations Linguistics Theatre studies Religious studies Slavic studies Sociology Translation studies Political science Media studies Literary studies Art history Cultural studies Communication studies Jewish studies History Film studies Ethnology Anthropology
Topics:
Area studies Day-to-day research History of science Language contact Central and Eastern Europe German-Polish relations
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