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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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141 results
141 results
Reading
Reading
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

Reading / culture
Мастер Lem: How Stanisław Lem’s Sci-Fi Conquered the USSR
Мастер Lem: How Stanisław Lem’s Sci-Fi Conquered the USSR
Reading / culture

A scholar talks about why Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem was so well-received in the Soviet Union – and why he continues to be popular in Russia to this day.

Dariusz Kuźma

Reading / culture
Memories of Violence
Memories of Violence
Reading / culture

Michel Laub – author of “Diary of the Fall”, among other books – talks about inheriting trauma, the situation of Jewish people in Brazil, and the mechanisms of violence.

Aleksandra Lipczak

Reading / culture
Imagining a Future
Imagining a Future
Reading / culture

Annibale Siconolfi – the 3D artist known as Inward – talks about the inspirations behind his dystopian images, his life in Italy, and why NFTs have revolutionized the art world.

Dariusz Kuźma

Magazine / society
Children Are Not Filing Cabinets
Children Are Not Filing Cabinets
Magazine / society

Educational neuroscientist Marzena Żylińska talks about the lessons the school system should be learning – such as moving away from a culture of testing and correcting.

Berenika Steinberg

Magazine / society
The Open Scissors Effect
The Open Scissors Effect
Magazine / society

Psychologist and psychotherapist Agnieszka Carrasco-Żylicz talks about the pressures that today’s youth are facing, and how this impacts their mental health.

Aleksandra Pezda

Magazine / culture
With Seneca Among Children
With Seneca Among Children
Magazine / culture

The Roman philosopher, dramatist and statesman talks with a modern day Stoic about what we can learn from children and how Stoicism can guide us through the contemporary world.

Piotr Stankiewicz

Magazine / society
A Time of Revolt
A Time of Revolt
Magazine / society

Israeli journalist Nadav Eyal – author of the book “Revolt: The Worldwide Uprising Against Globalization” – talks about the crisis of globalization and the ongoing revolt against it.

Paulina Wilk

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