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Sławomir Sierakowski in Berkeley and Stanford

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]ime for the Neo-Dissidents?” and “Beyond the Dialogue: Jews, Poles, and What is Left?”. Discussions with Sławomir Sierakowski, founding director of Krytyka Polityczna (Political Critique): Berkeley (January 22th and 24th), Stanford (January 23rd).

BERKELEY

Time for the Neo-Dissidents?

Wednesday, January 22, 6:00 pm,

Stephens Hall, Room 270

U.C. Berkeley

A Discussion with Slawomir Sierakowski, Founding Director of Krytyka Polityczna. Mr. Sierakowski will discuss the formation and mission of the movement, engagement of an international network of progressive intellectuals, and the process of reinventing a new European left. He will also explore the difference between party politics and the political in Poland and between protests and social movements on the global stage.

Beyond the Dialogue: Jews, Poles, and What is Left?

Friday, January 24, 5:00 pm,

Stephens Hall, Room 270

U.C. Berkeley

A Film Showing of Yael Bartana’s Mary Koszmary (Nightmares) and Conversation with Co-Screenwriter and Lead Actor, Slawomir Sierakowski, Founding Director of Krytyka Polityczna.

Sierakowski will discuss the complex social, cultural, and political relationships between Jews, Poles, and other Europeans in the age of globalization and explore how nostalgia for the Jewish past among liberal Polish intellectuals intersects with progressive politics in Poland today.

STANFORD

Time for the Neo-Dissidents?

January 23 (Thu), 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Encina Hall West, Room 208

A lunchtime discussion with political commentator Slawomir Sierakowski, founding director of Krytyka Polityczna (Political Critique), the largest progressive political movement in eastern Europe.

Beyond the Dialogue: Jews, Poles, and What is Left?

January 23 (Thu), 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cummings Art Building, ART2

435 Lasuen Mall

A Film Showing of Yael Bartana’s Mary Koszmary (Nightmares) and Conversation with Co-Screenwriter and Lead Actor, Slawomir Sierakowski, Founding Director of Krytyka Polityczna.

Photo: Yael Bartana’s Mary Koszmary (Nightmares)

Krytyka Polityczna
Krytyka Polityczna (Political Critique) is the largest Eastern European liberal network of institutions and activists. It consists of the online daily Dziennik Opinii, a quarterly magazine, publishing house, cultural centres in Warsaw, Łódź, Gdańsk and Cieszyn, activist clubs in a dozen cities in Poland (and also in Kiev and Berlin), as well as a research centre: the Institute for Advanced Study in Warsaw.

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