Krzysztof Czyżewski: The Borderland Foundation

Public Talk
Apr 17, 2018
05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
102 Weaver Building

Presented by the Penn State Jewish Studies Program, Department of History, Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Center for Global Studies.

"The Art of Bridging in a Disenchated World: The Case of the Borderland Foundation," by Krzysztof Czyżewski. Czyżewski is the co-founder and president of the Borderland Foundation, Sejny, Poland.

“We wanted to build the interpersonal and intercultural 'connective tissue', here and now, in specific local communities, on the painful borderlands full of broken bridges, traumatic memories, frozen conflicts, separate national mythologies and libertarian myths that were painful to neighbors.”

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