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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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23 results
Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / culture
The Body and Its Trace
The Body and Its Trace
Magazine / culture

The work of the Cuban-American performance artist Ana Mendieta still resonates today, more than three decades after her untimely death.

Marta Ziółek

Reading / science
Study Finds Matriarchal Societies Are Good For Women's Health
Study Finds Matriarchal Societies Are Good For Women's Health
Reading / science

A study of the Mosuo women, known for their matriarchy, suggests that gender roles can influence our health outcomes.

Scotty Hendricks

Reading / society
The Queen of Backyard Games
The Queen of Backyard Games
Reading / society

What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the final part include the Kraków-based artist and activist Cecylia Malik.

Ada Petriczko

Reading / society
The Age of the Roma Witch
The Age of the Roma Witch
Reading / society

What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the third part include the fortune-telling Roma witches of Romania.

Ana Maria Luca

Reading / society
There Were no Witches, Only Women
There Were no Witches, Only Women
Reading / society

What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the second part include the descendants of those persecuted during the Basque trials.

Ana Maria Luca

Reading / society
I Just Pray
I Just Pray
Reading / society

What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the first part include village healers from North-Eastern Poland.

Ada Petriczko

Reading / literature
A Fragile Autumn and Restless Hummingbirds
A Fragile Autumn and Restless Hummingbirds
Reading / literature

In this excerpt from Czech writer Radka Denemarková’s novel “A Contribution to the History of Joy”, we join a policeman as he investigates the scene of the death of a wealthy businessman in Prague. The facts suggest a suicide, but not all is as it seems...

Radka Denemarková

Reading / culture
The Power of Literature
The Power of Literature
Reading / culture

Radka Denemarková talks about feminism, exclusion, and the role of women in her novels “A Contribution to the History of Joy” and “Kobold”.

Anita Musioł

Magazine / culture
Goddess O’Keeffe
Goddess O’Keeffe
Magazine / culture

Georgia O’Keeffe – the first lady of the American avant-garde, the mother of American painting – deserves her place in the pantheon of women whose art made history.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Reading / science
An Archaeologist and a Citizen
An Archaeologist and a Citizen
Reading / science

Iranian archaeologist and academic Leila Papoli-Yazdi talks about being a female archaeologist in Iran, the history of Polish refugees in Persia, and learning about taboo sexualities by excavating ruins.

Aleksandra Lipczak

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