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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

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151 results
Reading
Reading
Reading / culture
War Is a Male Game
War Is a Male Game
Reading / culture

Bosnian director Jasmila Žbanić talks about her film “Quo Vadis, Aida?”, the Srebrenica massacre, and why women’s perspectives of war are important.

Mateusz Demski

Reading / culture
OK, Let’s Talk About Love
OK, Let’s Talk About Love
Reading / culture

French director Julia Ducournau won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival for her subversive body horror “Titane”. She talks about the importance of choreography, Vincent Lindon, and how she struggles to write about love.

Jakub Armata

Reading / culture
Reality Is Much Scarier than My Films
Reality Is Much Scarier than My Films
Reading / culture

Japanese director Sion Sono talks about the importance of humour in his films, the realities of cruelty and suffering, and what he is afraid of.

Sylwia Niemczyk

Magazine / science
The Smell of Fear
The Smell of Fear
Magazine / science

Child and adolescent psychiatrist Jacek Dębiec talks about how we communicate fear and whether it is possible to inherit trauma across different generations.

Jowita Kiwnik Pargana

Magazine / society
Earth to Man!
Earth to Man!
Magazine / society

Paweł Sokal from the Earthing Institute shares all about the alternative medicine practise known as grounding (or earthing).

Jakub Bas

Magazine / science
Earthworms on the Piano
Earthworms on the Piano
Magazine / science

Cultural scientist and philosopher Justyna Schollenberger explains what Charles Darwin taught us about empathy, cooperation and animals.

Aleksandra Gosk & Tomasz Sitarz

Magazine / society
I Collect Signs of the End
I Collect Signs of the End
Magazine / society

Philosopher and political scientist Leszek Koczanowicz talks about the different aspects of societal fear and anxiety, and how this is connected with Sherlock Holmes.

Aleksandra Pezda

Reading / science
The Unbearable Lightness of Sleeping
The Unbearable Lightness of Sleeping
Reading / science

What is the dream incubation technique? How can you rewrite what happens in a nightmare? And why might sleeping too much be problematic?

Dariusz Kuźma

Reading / society
Humans Need Nature to Blossom
Humans Need Nature to Blossom
Reading / society

Sue Stuart-Smith – a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of the book “The Well-Gardened Mind” – talks about the importance of gardens, plants and green spaces for our mental wellbeing.

Anna Tatarska

Reading / science
Silenced Memories: LGBT People in World War II
Silenced Memories: LGBT People in World War II
Reading / science

Joanna Ostrowska, author of a book about gay people during World War II, talks about why it is crucial to honour the memory of LGBT people in Poland.

Paulina Małochleb

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