Central European EU countries who are refusing to accept migrants would benefit from reflecting on their own history of emigration.
In May, students at the University of Warsaw formed the ‘Engaged University’ initiative to protest the introduction of new study regulations. A month later, they discuss their progress so far and their future plans.
Kinga Stańczuk and Wojciech Kuśmierek from Razem discuss the political vision of Poland’s new and rapidly growing anti-austerity party.
Historian Muriel Blaive speaks about the role of Central European “memory institutes” and coming to terms with the communist past.
The British government has announced that citizens from most EU countries will not be eligible to vote in the planned referendum on the UK’s potential departure from the European Union.
The student protests at the University of Warsaw joined a larger wave of international student actions that are resisting the commercialization of education.