Poland from World War to Cold War (1919-1989)


This course will give participants an overview of Poland’s history from the interwar years of the twentieth century and up to and including the collapse of communism. Major factors influencing Poland’s political position in Central Europe and the relationship with its powerful neighbours (Soviet Union and Germany) will be discussed. Learners will receive first-hand information on life in Poland during communist times based on the tutor’s personal experience.






Code: CHH514
Time: 19:00-21:00
Start: 14/01/2025
Day: Tuesday
Price: £86.00
Duration: 10 weeks
Type: On Campus

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Tutor: Dr Kris Baraniuk, PhD BSc (Hons) BTEC

I was born in Poland but have lived in Northern Ireland since 1982. My higher education includes a BSc (Hons) in Computing Science and a PhD in Computational Linguistics.

I have taught Polish language and culture in primary schools, F.E. colleges, Stranmillis University College and at Queen’s University, and Polish history at Queen’s University.

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