Archive of the Polish-Czech -Slovak Solidarity
The Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity was started in October
1981, when activists from various, opposition movements , such as Chart 77 in
Czechoslovakia and Solidarity in Poland signed conspiratorial agreement regarding
their co-operation. In 1992 the First General Assembly of the Polish, Czech
and Slovak Solidarity was organised, establishing local units of the Association
of Polish-Czech-Slovak Solidarity. Simultaneously, the Foundation of Polish,
Czech and Slovak Solidarity was created with a view of supporting cultural and
civic activities of the Association.
Philosophy Seminar "Intentionality - Value - Art. Husserl - Ingarden - Patočka"
The seminar took place in the Polish Centre of Culture and Information in Prague, between the 11 and 13 May, 1992. Approximately 70 persons from Poland, Germany, Czechoslovakia and Japan participated in the conference. This seminar was organised in co-operation with the Polish Culture Centre in Prague, the Goethe Institute in Prague, the Polish Philosophical Association, the Česka Jednota Filozoficka, and the Cracov Unit of the Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity.
Conference of young Polish, Czech and Slovak historians
Between 29 and 30 June 1992 a conference of young historians from Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia took place in Prague. The conference was organised by the Polish Centre of Culture and Information, the Foundation of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity and the "Stredni Evropa". 20 students and doctoral students from Praque, Bratislava, Katowice, Szczecin and Wrocław participated in the conference.
Young persons from the Polish Trade School in Stronie Śląskie and students of the Slovak Trade School in Sumperk in Czech started a co-operation in September 1992. Their co-operation includes exchange of experiences regarding trained jobs, studies and environmental protection. Their joint activities related to environmental protection received financial support from the Foundation of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity as well as from the Marshall Foundation.
Ethnographic research conducted in Zaolzie by students of the Wrocław University
In 1992 students of ethnography at the Wrocław University conducted filed researches in Zaolzie area (Czechoslovakia). The research included cataloguing of wayside shrines and crosses. The Foundation of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity supported research of the middle and southern part of Zaolzie, which crowned the complex registration of historical monuments on the both sides of Olza river.
The Polish-Ukrainian Conference on Local Government
The Polish - Ukrainian Conference on Local Government took place in Kazimierz
Dolny in 1992. The conference was organised by the following partners: Forum
Europy Środkowo - Wschodniej [The Forum of Central and Eastern Europe - Warsaw],
Fundacja "Odrodzenie" [The Foundation "Revival"- Kiev], Fundacja Solidarności
Polsko - Czechosłowackiej [The Foundation of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity
- Warsaw] and Lubelska Fundacja Rozwoju [The Lublin Foundation for Development
Symposium "Folk Music in Central and Eastern Europe"
In 1992 the Foundation of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity supported financially the initiative of the Foundation "Music of Borderlands" to organise symposium devoted to folk music. Participants of the symposium included ethno-musicologists and folklorists from Warsaw, Lublin, Zielona Góra, Vilnius, St. Petersburg and Lviv.
Research grants for Ukrainian historians
The Foundation co-financed, together with the South-Eastern Academic Institute, an international research program "History of Galicia - national, religious, social and cultural relations." The Foundation sponsored 6 grants for Ukrainian historians from the Institute of Social Science of the Ukrainian Academy of Science, who conducted their research in Poland.
The VI International Ethno-musicological Session
The VI International Ethno-musicological Session "Musical Instruments in Traditional Culture of the Central and Eastern Europe. The Eldest Forms of Instrumental Music" took place in Lublin in 1994. The session was co-financed by the Foundation of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity. Participants of the conference included ethno-musicologists and ethnologists from Byelorussia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.
The III International Academic Session
In 1994 the Foundation "Music of Borderlands", sponsored by the Foundation
of Polish, Czech and Slovak Solidarity, organised the III International Academic
Session "Spirituality of Nations from Central and Eastern Europe. Eros and Thanatos,
Academic publication. Memoirs.
The Foundation sponsored the South-Eastern Academic Institute from Przemyśl
in publishing the book of Jan Vit "Wspomnienia z mojego pobytu w Przemyślu w
czasie rosyjskiego oblężenia. 1914- 1915" [Memoirs from My Stay in Przemyśl
During the Russian Siege 1914-1915].