Polish Woman Recognised as Righteous Among the Nations

On 13 December 2021, in Melbourne, a Polish woman who, during the Second World War provided help to a Jewish couple, was recognised posthumously by Israel's Yad Vashem Institute, which bestowed on her the title of "Righteous Among the Nations". Rena Makarow, a Polish Catholic woman, was living in Vilnius in 1941 when German forces invaded the city. […]

Book: Fenomen Australijskiego Instytutu Spraw Polskich. Przykład aktywności obywatelskiej polskiej inteligencji w Australii po 1989 roku

Book by Zofia Kinowska-Mazaraki has been published in 2021 to analyse the 30 years of AIPA activities and our Institute's contribution to the intellectual life in Australia including public diplomacy and Polish - Jewish relations. Australijski Instytut Spraw Polskich to w ostatnim trzydziestoleciu ważny i wyróżniający się element Polonii Australijskiej. Prezentowana publikacja „Fenomen Australijskiego Instytutu […]

Election of New AIPA BOARD 2021- 2023

November , 2021 During our last AGM a new AIPA Board was elected. The list of current office holders may also be seen on AIPA website under the tab: ABOUT AIPA – Our People. The current Board consists of: President - Dr Alexandra Margaret Dunwill (VIC) Vice-President - Prof. Jan Pakulski (TAS) Treasurer – Prof. […]

AIPA event with Radek Sikorski - recording available

The Australian Institute of Polish Affairs (AIPA) is excited to host a distinguished politician and author, a Member of the European Parliament, and Poland’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs Radosław Sikorski in an on-line event that explores Poland’s contestation of the EU rules, as well as political consequences of this contestation. The ruling of the […]

Can We Save the Catholic Church? - lecture by Professor Stanislaw Obirek

The Australian Institute of Polish Affairs (AIPA) is pleased to invite to a lecture titled: Can We Save the Catholic Church? by Stanislaw Obirek, a culture anthropologist, and a professor at Warsaw University. The recording is here He will discuss his most recent book titled: Gomora about the power, money and fear in the Polish […]
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