Cambridge to launch Polish Studies programme

14 Jul 2017

Polish language, literature and culture will be a permanent feature of the University of Cambridge’s research and teaching following the signing, today, of an agreement with the University of Warsaw.

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Cambridge Polish Studies to host inaugural free lecture

06 Jan 2015

Remembering and celebrating the rich thousand-year Jewish dimension of Poland’s history will be the theme of the first major event hosted by the recently-launched Cambridge Polish Studies, an initiative of the Department of Slavonic Studies.

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Pills Here

The drugs don’t work

19 Dec 2012

Drugs that do not represent value for money or are medically unproven may be increasingly reaching one of Europe’s largest pharmaceutical markets, according to research undertaken by Cambridge sociologist Professor Lawrence King.

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Part of the fuselage of the aircraft which crashed near Smolensk in April 2010.

Massacre and metaphor: remembering Katyn

28 Sep 2012

Swathed in conspiracy and suppressed by the Soviet establishment, the historical truth about the Katyn murders remained obscure for more than half a century. Yet at the same time, the memory of the massacre evolved. A new book shows how this memory defines Eastern Europe even today.

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Hugh in the recreated tunnel at Zagan

Recreating ‘The Great Escape’

28 Nov 2011

First it was the Dambusters raid, now Cambridge University’s Dr Hugh Hunt has helped to recreate ‘The Great Escape’ from Germany’s infamous Stalag Luft III.

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Drug pushing in the New Europe

23 Sep 2011

A new study reveals how drug reimbursement policy in Poland is leaving gaping loopholes for pharmaceutical firms to exploit, raising questions about other, post-communist, EU member states.

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