Australian Studies at the Lodz University: Co-operation Between the British and Commonwealth Studies Department, University of Lodz, and the Australian Embassy in Poland

Authors

  • Krystyna Kujawińska Courtney University of Lodz, Faculty of International and Political Studies, Department of British and Commonwealth Studies https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9751-6630

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18778/1641-4233.26.03

Keywords:

Australian studies, Australian Embassy in Poland, British and Commonwealth Studies Department, University of Lodz

Abstract

The article discusses the history of academic co-operation between the British and Commonwealth Studies Department at the University of Lodz and the Australian Embassy in Poland. Over the years the co-operation took the shape of a regular academic exchange and led to substantial academic, educational and cultural projects on Australia which resulted in a number of book-length studies.

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Author Biography

Krystyna Kujawińska Courtney, University of Lodz, Faculty of International and Political Studies, Department of British and Commonwealth Studies

Krystyna Kujawińska Courtney – PhD, Professor at the University of Lodz, Faculty of International and Political Studies, Head of the Department of British and Commonwealth Studies, co-editor-in-chief of Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance, and editor-in chief of International Studies. Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal. She conducts research in the field of literary and cultural studies. Owing to her initiative, the Australian Studies became a part of the Department she runs. She has published numerous interdisciplinary volumes on British and Commonwealth cultural relations, focusing on national identity, cultural appropriation, propaganda, censorship and artistic innovation.

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Kujawińska Courtney, K. Ed. Culture at Global/Local Levels: British and Commonwealth Contribution to World Civilisation. Lodz: Wydawnictwo Biblioteka, 2002.
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Kujawińska Courtney, K. Ed. International Studies: Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal 5/1 (2003).
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Kujawińska Courtney, K., Kopczyńska B., Nadolska-Styczyńska A. Eds. In Deserts, Bush, Forests and Gardens: Meetings With Aboriginal and Papua Culture. Lodz: Wydawnictwo Biblioteka, 2003.
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Kujawińska Courtney, K., Łukowska M. Eds. Multiculturalism At the Start of 21st Century. The British-Polish Experience. Australian Theory and Practice. Lodz: Lodz University Press, 2007.
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Kujawińska Courtney, K., White R.S. Eds. Shakespeare’s Local Habitations. Lodz: Lodz University Press, 2007.
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Published

2022-01-30

How to Cite

Kujawińska Courtney, K. (2022). Australian Studies at the Lodz University: Co-operation Between the British and Commonwealth Studies Department, University of Lodz, and the Australian Embassy in Poland. International Studies. Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal, 26(2), 17–27. https://doi.org/10.18778/1641-4233.26.03