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Saturday, August 26 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
FROM PRISON TO HERE
The journey of how a rebellious teen in a communist prison turned into a historian, author and film-maker, who specialises in the Jewish history of Bialystok. Tomek shares his amazing story and bravely explores the question he is always asked and dreads answering – ‘But you’re not Jewish…Why are you interested in Jewish History?’.

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avatar for Tomasz (Tomek) Wiśniewski

Tomasz (Tomek) Wiśniewski

Tomasz Wisniewski is a Polish journalist who was jailed by the Communists during martial law in the 1980s for his dissident activities and, while in prison, researched the region's Jewish heritage and learned Hebrew. Tomasz holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies and works as a journalist and an academic lecturer. He has co-directed dozens of films and is the author of eight books including "The Jewish Bialystok and Surroundings" and runs the website... Read More →


Saturday August 26, 2017 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Room 145