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Almost three weeks have passed since Professor Wu Lan left Poland. The freshly retired Chinese teacher is already in China waiting for the end of her 21-day quarantine. In this state of limbo - outside Poland, but not yet fully in China - Prof. Wu Lan talks about new translation projects, the Sinology Department of the University of Gdańsk and her plans for the future.   Marcel Jakubowski: You decided to study Polish…
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The Rector of the University of Gdańsk, prof. dr. hab. Piotr Stepnowski is interviewed by dr Beata Czechowska-Derkacz A year ago, on November 23, 2020, elections for the rector of the University of Gdańsk were held. You won by a decisive number of votes, receiving a large credit of trust. Such an election is also a huge commitment to the academic community. Has it been a difficult year? Very difficult. Even with my…
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The Center for Medieval Studies (CMS) in Prague was established in 1998 following an agreement between the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University in Prague. Its mission is to support broad and interdisciplinary medieval studies. The CMS pays special attention to scientific publications. CMS is committed to broad international cooperation, it organizes and supports scientific…
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A 23-year-old sociology student at the University of Gdansk has been nominated for the prestigious Grand Press Photo competition in the portrait category. Her photo depicting Ms Agnieszka, who was doused with sulphuric acid by an unknown perpetrator in the summer of 2019, is in contention for the prize. - 'When I was going to take the photo…
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- 'The rates of burnout in sport were already alarming before the lockdown and could affect up to 15 per cent of athletes,' says dr Anna Ussorowska. Photo: Arek Smykowski/UG. She recently defended her doctoral thesis on burnout in competitive sport in young basketball players. For years she trained basketball…