Meeting with prof. Thomas Niehr (RWTH Achen)

On behalf of the Institute of Specialised and Intercultural Communication, we invite the student and academic community to meet with prof. Thomas Niehr (RWTH Achen) „Gendergerechter Sprachgebrauch – Sprachterrorismus oder intendierter Sprachwandel?” (in German) as part of the “Languages and Societies” series. The “Languages and Societies” series is devoted to changes taking place in European languages as… Czytaj więcej »

A handbook for the students on the autism spectrum

The University of Warsaw has prepared a handbook aimed at supporting students with the autism spectrum. You can find there, among others, tips on academic life, information on the possibility of obtaining support at the University of Warsaw and interviews with lecturers and consultants from the Office for Persons with Disabilities. The guide was created… Czytaj więcej »

Recommendations of the academic ombudsman and the equal opportunity chief specialist at UW on the use of symbols in the academic space

We publish [in Polish] the position of the academic ombudsman and the equal opportunity chief specialist at the University of Warsaw, which is a response to doubts regarding the freedom to present one’s views related to current events, especially regarding the use of the Women’s Strike symbol.   Poniższe rekomendacje opierają się na przykładzie znaków… Czytaj więcej »

Studies and internships for the repressed Belarusians

On October 20th, the University of Warsaw inaugurated the Alumni Club of the Scholarship Program of the Polish Government. The program was established on March 30th, 2006 and it is the largest support program in Europe for young Belarusians who cannot study in Belarus because of their political views. During the thirteen years of the program,… Czytaj więcej »

Invitation to the conference “Decolonizing Museum Cultures and Collections: Mapping Theory and Practice in East-Central Europe”

Center for Research on Social Memory (Faculty of Sociology, University of Warsaw) warmly invites you to attend the on-line international conference for heritage scholars and practitioners Decolonizing Museum Cultures and Collections: Mapping Theory and Practice in East-Central Europe to be held on October 21-24, 2020. There is no conference fee, but you need to register in advance… Czytaj więcej »

Academic Support Center for people with an autism spectrum

We try to make the University of Warsaw accessible to everyone. In October, the Academic Support Center begins its activities. Its aim is to support people with an autism spectrum in their functioning at the university. If you are a student with the autism spectrum (no formal consent or medical certificate is needed), you can… Czytaj więcej »

The Feminists in Liaison with the State?

On 16th of October (Friday) at 2:00 pm Section of Gender Sociology of the Polish Sociological Association invites to an online discussion on the book by Marta Rawłuszko “The Feminists in Liaison with the State. A Case Study”. The central issue in the book is the interaction of individuals and public institutions in the processes… Czytaj więcej »

New leaflets about equality and antidiscrimination at the University of Warsaw

The new academic year 2020/2021 just started so we would like to share new version of information leaflets about equality and antidiscrimination actions at the University of Warsaw. They present short information about: what is discrimination, what to do when you’ve experienced it or you’ve witnessed it, where to seek for help and support; what… Czytaj więcej »

J. Urbanik and J. L. A. Rodriguez against Poland | 19 complaints

On September 30th (Wednesday) at 19:00 the first online meeting in the series “19 complaints. Marital equality in Poland at the European Court of Human Rights” will be held. The event will be broadcast live. The meeting will be focused on the case of Jakub Urbanik and Jose Luis Alonso Rodriguez against Poland. During the… Czytaj więcej »

Science Festival

The 24th edition of the Science Festival is currently taking place in Warsaw. As part of the festival, we encourage you to take part in the meeting entitled “Poles and Hate Speech”. The documentary film director, Dr. Konrad Szołajski, will talk about the causes of the phenomenon of hate speech, its victims and perpetrators in… Czytaj więcej »