skip to content

Polish News and Events


Life on the Margins: Bruno Schulz and the Hasidic Kabbalah

Eminent Polish philosopher Professor Agata Bielik-Robson presented the works of the Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz (1892-1942) in the context of Hasidism and the Kabbalah.

Read more


Jagiellonian Lecture: Dr Stanley Bill at the Polish Embassy, London

Jagiellonian Lecture at the Polish Embassy, London 28 May 2015 Dr Stanley Bill, Lecturer in Polish Studies, delivered a lecture entitled 'Distinctive Voices: Polish Culture in the World' as part of the Jagiellonian Lecture series organised by the Jagiellonian University's Polish Research Centre in London. The lecture was...

Read more


Adam Zagajewski: An Evening of Poetry

Adam Zagajewski, Poland's greatest living poet, joined Cambridge Polish Studies at Trinity College for an evening of his poetry. Zagajewski read a selection of poems, followed by discussion and audience questions.

Read more

Lucas Hitchens

Between Russia and Germany: Poland and the Shifting European Order

A discussion of Poland’s new role in Europe and the shifting nature of German-Russian relations with Edward Lucas, Senior Editor at The Economist , and Peter Hitchens, columnist for The Mail on Sunday .

Read more


The Spy who Loved: A Talk with Clare Mulley

Cambridge University Polish Society and Cambridge Polish Studies warmly invite you to a talk by award-winning author Clare Mulley on her biography of Polish wartime spy Krystyna Skarbek.

Read more

Next Step

Next Step: Poland

NEXT STEP: POLAND is a student-led initiative, which aims to promote career and internship opportunities in Poland.

Read more


Jewish Memory in Contemporary Poland

A virtual tour of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw with Program Director Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, followed by a broader discussion of Jewish memory in contemporary Poland with Dr Roma Sendyka from the Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

Read more


Kinoteka: Polish Film Club

Regular screenings of Polish cinema classics and more recent offerings.

Read more

Latest News and Events

Warsaw Rising Museum: Paweł Ukielski

21 May 2018

Deputy Director of the Warsaw Rising Museum, Dr Paweł Ukielski, will discuss his involvement with the Museum from its establishment in 2004 to the present, while also commenting on larger trends in Polish perceptions of the nation’s past in the years since 1989.

The New Geopolitics of Eastern Europe

24 April 2018

This discussion brings together four experts on different parts of Central and Eastern Europe to explore the political impact on the region of three of the major international crises of the current time - the fracturing of the European Union, the New Cold War with Russia and the outbreak of conflict in the Middle East.

Keep in Touch