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Dr Hanna Segal: Psychoanalyst who was inspired by Melanie Klein and contributed hugely to the field of cultural studies
Monday 01 August 2011
Hanna Segal was an outstanding psychoanalyst, teacher and writer, and a remarkable human being.
Saturday 02 July 2011
Poland's last Communist leader General Wojciech Jaruzelski cannot attend his two ongoing trials due to ill health, putting the future of the proceedings in doubt, Warsaw Provincial Court said.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Now approaching his seventieth birthday, Daniel Barenboim is not letting up.
Thursday 09 June 2011
Polish authorities yesterday apologised for the fan violence that has plagued the Euro 2012 joint hosts in recent months and pledged to stamp it out before next year's finals.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Polish FA chief and former striker Grzegorz Lato apologised today for a spate of hooliganism among fans and said he was sure measures now in place would prevent trouble when they co-host Euro 2012.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
One night in late August 1939 Jan Kozielewski was dancing at a party in a Warsaw diplomatic legation. A week later he was in uniform and under fire from German forces in southern Poland, an attack that rapidly turned into a rout. The invaders turned the barracks in which his artillery unit had been briefly quartered into a prison camp, which became known by its German name, Auschwitz.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Sunday 10 April 2011
Friday 11 March 2011
Erik, a distinguished elderly psychoanalyst, has to leave his comfortable flat and move into the Warsaw Ghetto, the walled "island" where the Jews were confined during the Nazi occupation of Poland. In the tiny flat of his niece, Stefa, and her nine year-old son Adam, he must not just adapt to a frozen, starving life on the edge of death, but learn to overcome his selfishness. It is the child Adam who sets the old man on this road.
Friday 11 February 2011
Have you ever fallen in love with a piece of orchestral music? I got involved in a piece recently. I listened to it every day, over and over. I sent it to friends to listen to over the internet: no one shared my feelings! I had it in my head all the time. I wondered, as I walked down the street, violins blazing in my brain, whether I could actually replay all of it in my imagination – or was I just hearing the main tune? The arrangement has so many layers and movements – they're so particular to me now. I can't even begin to explain it with my words as tools.
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