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The End of Gender?

Start: Jun 5, 2017 6:00:00 PM
End: Jun 5, 2017 8:00:00 PM

Politics of Debates on Gender (Poland versus Western Europe), discussion seminar.
Introduction to War on Gender in Poland by Maciej Duda, author of monograph on Polish War Against Gender (2016). Discussion on gender and the language of body politics as well as gender project by Gerard Coll i Planas: Richard Mole and Urszula Chowaniec.
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Polish Queer Literature. Anthology. Presentation of the project by Błażej Warkocki.

I, Olga Hepnarová - Film screening

Start: Jun 6, 2017 9:00:00 PM
End: Jun 6, 2017 11:00:00 PM

This event is a screening with commentary of the controversial, critically-acclaimed 2016 biopic of the last woman to be sentenced to death in Czechoslovakia.

Antal Szerb

Start: Jun 8, 2017 10:30:00 AM
End: Jun 8, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Hungarian writer Antal Szerb's novels have been known to an English readership for a number of years, but his work as a literary historian is only now becoming available in English. 

Creator's Local Presence and Crowdfunding Success

Start: Jun 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM
End: Jun 20, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Agnieszka Kwapisz is an Assistant Professor in the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship at Montana State University. In her research, she focuses on quantitative analysis applied to a variety of problems relevant to business and economics. So far, she has worked in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Public Finance, Health Economics, Education, and Risk and Uncertainty.

Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing around the Globe

Start: Jun 22, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Jun 23, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Research on illegal housing is still fragmented. Several factors impede a more systematic approach to the topic. The variety of notions used for housing strategies that do not (entirely) comply with the law, such as squatting, illegal housing, informal housing, unauthorised housing, unlicensed housing, self-help housing, to name just a few, is indicative of a fundamental heterogeneity.