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29
Jan

The Order of Australia for Wanda Horky

Congratulations to Mrs Wanda Horky (a member of AIPA and Secretary 2017-2019) who has been awarded of Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2021, for service to the Polish community in Australia. MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Mrs Wanda HORKY, Dunlop ACT 2615 For service […]

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04
Jan

AIPA open letter published in Gazeta Wyborcza

On 3 January 2021, Gazeta Wyborcza published the letter of support from AIPA for Mr. Miroslaw Chojecki, an important opposition activist in communist Poland, after the Institute of Polish Remembrance (IPN) rejected the proposal to acknowledge his ‘opposition activist’ status. The link to the publication is here: https://wyborcza.pl/7,162657,26655147,wsparcie-dla-chojeckiego-plynie-takze-z-australii.html

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02
Jan

Vale Mrs Barbara Williams

The Australian Institute of Polish Affairs is saddened to inform of the passing of Barbara Williams. Barbara has been a long-standing and active member of the AIPA. She and her late husband John were instrumental in facilitating access of AIPA to the Armagh facilities in Toorak, where most of our important functions have been held. […]

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29
Dec

Dezaprobata wobec decyzji IPN

28 December 2020, AIPA WYRAŻA DEZAPROBATĘ WOBEC DECYZJI INSTYTUTU PAMIĘCI NARODOWEJ DOTYCZĄCEJ ZASŁUG PANA MIROSŁAWA CHOJECKIEGO Australijski Instytut Spraw Polskich (AIPA) przyłącza się do Listu otwartego ws. Mirosława Chojeckiego podpisanego przez sześciu znamienitych naukowców i byłych członków Kolegium i Rady IPN, aby IPN nadał mu status działacza opozycji. AIPA, która powstała na bazie fali emigracji […]

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29
Dec

Elite schools in Poland – AIPA seminar

PhD Candidate Alexandra Dunwill presented the findings from her PhD thesis on elite schools in Poland. Poland’s elite school options have expanded during its post-communist transformation. It is a relatively new phenomenon in the post-communist space, and research in this area is limited. New elite schools emerge and adjust to changing global and national circumstances, […]

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