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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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169 results
Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / society
The Many Faces of Decency
The Many Faces of Decency
Magazine / society

Professor of Ethics Paweł Łuków talks about moral norms, what it means to be decent, and how we can relate this to our own behaviour and that of others.

Paulina Wilk

Reading / society
A Dip in the Ice Feels Rather Nice
A Dip in the Ice Feels Rather Nice
Reading / society

Andrzej Hrycaj, a cold water swimming instructor specializing in the Wim Hof Method, explains what we can gain from taking an ice cold dip.

Maria Hawranek

Reading / science
Feathered Flirts, Avian Advances
Feathered Flirts, Avian Advances
Reading / science

Author and naturalist Jacek Karczewski talks about the sexual habits of birds, their symbolism in Europe, and why we must strive to describe animals in empathetic terms.

Stasia Budzisz

Reading / science
Partial Recall
Partial Recall
Reading / science

An expert in neuroscience talks about what memory is, whether we can train it, and if we might be able to read other people’s thoughts in the future.

Aleksandra Pezda

Magazine / science
Faith in Imagination
Faith in Imagination
Magazine / science

Cosmologist and philosopher Michał Heller talks about the steam engine, theology, and physical problems with materialism.

Wojciech Bonowicz

Magazine / society
Turn Off Your Autopilot
Turn Off Your Autopilot
Magazine / society

Psychotherapist Paweł Malinowski talks about good and bad habits, as well as how to give them up or shape them.

Maria Hawranek

Magazine / culture
All Quiet on the Eastern Front
All Quiet on the Eastern Front
Magazine / culture

Journalist and activist Elena Kostyuchenko talks about the dangers of her investigative journalism, the new Russia, and why she will always struggle to leave the country of her birth.

Paulina Wilk

Magazine / culture
The Nation of Many Christs
The Nation of Many Christs
Magazine / culture

Writer Jędrzej Morawiecki talks about the myths and misconceptions surrounding Russia, as well as what led him to fall in love with the country.

Jan Pelczar

Magazine / science
Simple Answers Don’t Exist
Simple Answers Don’t Exist
Magazine / science

Popular science writer Carl Zimmer talks about the multitude of ways in which we can define life and death, and what this means for us.

Jan Dzierzgowski

Reading / society
In Death There Is Also Life
In Death There Is Also Life
Reading / society

Philosopher and anthropologist of science Vinciane Despret talks about the phenomenon of death midwives, and how we can cultivate a different approach to grief.

Paulina Małochleb

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