‘Pilecki’ (Krzyszkowskiego, 2015) screening and Q&A with Anthony Polonsky and Mary Fulbrook – an evening ‘driven by the passion and scholarship of Polonsky and Fulbrook’

Pilecki’s a Polish film about an undoubted World War II hero: Witold Pilecki (1901-1948), a member of the Polish resistance, who allowed himself to be arrested and sent to Auschwitz, from where he could escape again, providing one of the first accounts of Nazi atrocities in the concentration camps. Truly exceptional, it’s hardly any wonder…

Alison Miller | 09/02/2019

Romanian Centenary Celebrations Review: ‘War, Feminine’ – an entertaining and informative discussion about women’s role in the Great War


To commemorate the role Romanian and British women played in the First World War, the Romanian Cultural Institute recently hosted a panel discussion with journalists and scholars to complement their current exhibition of the same name. With the occasion of this year’s Romanian centenary, the event explored how women contributed to the achievement of a…

Andreea Scridon | 03/04/2018

The Bear Next Door: Living with Russia as Your Neighbour – a Dash Arts Panel

Dash Arts has put on informal discussions about a host of countries and topics since 2010 – and in April 2016 it was time to discuss how artists from former Soviet countries feel about living next to Russia today. To start off the evening at Rich Mix, Belarusian troubadour Sasha Ilyukevich and his Highly Skilled…

Julia Secklehner | 24/04/2016