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Author: Beata Halicka

6.1 First Steps in the USA – an Immigrant Making a Living In several regards, the journey across the ocean was a breakthrough event in the life of Tony Kruszewski. The many years of attempting to secure a US visa, which eventually ended in success, opened up the door to emigrating to the

In: Borderlands Biography
Author: Beata Halicka

circle the globe in their jet aircraft between one lecture and the next. In order to off-set the burden of living directly alongside the neighbouring airbase, the Kruszewskis frequently took trips to Montreal: There was a rich cultural life in Montreal. We went to concerts, the opera and the

In: Borderlands Biography

flows of ideas and goods.” 27 Particularly in Serbia, Jansen writes, “the contrast between current visa restrictions and the previous freedom to cross borders with the Yugoslav passport structured many narratives of loss in everyday life.” 28 The memory involved a “mourning” for “living normally,” or

In: The Media of Memory

flows of ideas and goods.” 27 Particularly in Serbia, Jansen writes, “the contrast between current visa restrictions and the previous freedom to cross borders with the Yugoslav passport structured many narratives of loss in everyday life.” 28 The memory involved a “mourning” for “living normally,” or

In: The Media of Memory

The Constitutional Court adjudicated in 1999 that the erasure had no basis in law, and that it was not an innocent case of a “legislative mistake.” Those who researched the phenomenon often argue that the erasure was rather motivated by an ethno-national conception of the Slovenian state, in which the

In: The Media of Memory

The Constitutional Court adjudicated in 1999 that the erasure had no basis in law, and that it was not an innocent case of a “legislative mistake.” Those who researched the phenomenon often argue that the erasure was rather motivated by an ethno-national conception of the Slovenian state, in which the

In: The Media of Memory
Author: Beata Halicka

Poland and Poles while living abroad, with time Kruszewski desired to join the discussion among Polish émigré intellectuals being conducted in its pages. He wrote his first letter to Jerzy Giedroyc on 15 August 1957, proposing that he publish his enclosed article, having been motivated by an idea to

In: Borderlands Biography
Author: Beata Halicka

thinking about returning to normal civilian life. At the end of April 1945, the return to Poland was not only made more difficult due to political reasons but the road eastwards meant finding one’s way through the front line and entering a region occupied by the Red Army and Polish communists. For this

In: Borderlands Biography
Author: Beata Halicka

the only people at the border, as there wasn’t a living soul around they were in no hurry. After some time, I was already a bit impatient and pulled an old Home Army trick, meaning I took out a picture album of the University of Chicago. And I say to them: ‘This is the University of Chicago, my alma

In: Borderlands Biography
Authors: Anja Mrak and Kristjan Mavri

-and-white characterisation: “The narrator shows only the so-called positive and negative heroes; he does not present any human figures in-between or presents them as a mere exception. Such presentation of characters in the epic texts is conditioned by their simple spiritual life, their simplified moral posture and world

In: The Media of Memory