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Welcome to “Przekrój”!

In case you’re wondering where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help—“Przekrój” (pronounced “p-SHEH-crooy”) is the oldest society and culture magazine in Poland, now available in English.

“Przekrój” Magazine brings English-speaking readers some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in the fields of wellbeing, art, literature, science, ecology, philosophy, psychology, and more. Take a break from the speed and intensity of the daily news and join us!

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33 results
Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / society
A Time of Fragility
A Time of Fragility
Magazine / society

The time when girls become teenagers entails a period of rapid changes – both hormonal and societal. Yet it also reveals the incredible brightness of adolescence.

Kamila Dzika-Jurek

Magazine / science
The Eccentricities of Lady Lovelace
The Eccentricities of Lady Lovelace
Magazine / science

Born in the early 19th century, Ada Lovelace defied the gender norms of her time by making significant contributions to the field of computing – and becoming the first computer programmer.

Piotr Żelazny

Reading / culture
Too Close to Midnight
Too Close to Midnight
Reading / culture

Israeli visual artist Yael Bartana talks about the prospect of women ruling the world, patriarchal norms, and her new film “Two Minutes to Midnight”.

Mateusz Demski

Magazine / society
Knock Before You Enter
Knock Before You Enter
Magazine / society

An author and psychologist talks about the power of sensitivity, empathy, and the importance of having one’s own room.

Monika Kucia

Magazine / culture
A Short Film About Womanhood
A Short Film About Womanhood
Magazine / culture

Iranian director Mania Akbari talks about living with illness, exile from her home country, and being a female artist in a world that is still marred by patriarchy.

Artur Zaborski

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

Magazine / society
The Invention of Evil
The Invention of Evil
Magazine / society

The European witch hunting mania was inspired by religious fervour, colonial ambitions, and prolonged periods of societal instability.

Tomasz Wiśniewski

Magazine / society
Ally Girls
Ally Girls
Magazine / society

Three teenage girls from the Indigenous communities of the Americas are raising environmental awareness all around the world.

Aleksandra Lipczak

Magazine / culture
A Poetic Hurricane
A Poetic Hurricane
Magazine / culture

The American poet Amanda Gorman recently made headlines with her poem at Joe Biden’s inauguration. Her work promises an exciting future.

Bartosz Wójcik

Magazine / society
The Peace Pilgrim
The Peace Pilgrim
Magazine / society

For almost three decades Mildred Norman – better known as Peace Pilgrim – walked continuously around the Americas. What spurred her spiritual awakening?

Ewa Pluta

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