<em>Korespondencja Fryderyka Chopina</em> [Correspondence of Fryderyk Chopin], <em>vol. I, 1816-1831</em>. Ed. Zofia Helman, Zbigniew Skowron, Hanna Wróblewska-Straus. Warszawa 2009.

Authors

  • Adam F. Kola Nicholas Copernicus University, Toru?; ICIMSS

Keywords:

Chopin, music

Author Biography

Adam F. Kola, Nicholas Copernicus University, Toru?; ICIMSS

Kola.jpg Adam F. Kola is an adjunct professor in the Institute of Slavonic Philology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toru?. He is also Head of Unit of Education and Training in the International Center for Information Management Systems and Services (ICIMSS) in Toru?, Poland. Adam received a BA and MA in Slavonic Philology and a PhD in Literary Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University. He was on the Faculty of Oriental Studies in Intercultural Relations at the University of Warsaw, as well as the Institute of Cultures at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Pozna?. He has also held positions at the Baltic University and Uppsala University in Sweden, as well as in the Department of Philosophy at Charles University in Prague. He is the recipient of numerous scholarships including a postdoctoral scholarship in the United States of America from the Foundation for Polish Science. In America he worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University doing archive research in the Bakhmeteff Archive of Russian and East European History and Culture (Butler Library). He also did research in the Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library and in the Roman Jakobson Archive at MIT and in the Czech Republic (Prague, ?eské Bud?jovice ? postdoctoral fellowship), as well as others in Slovenia and Croatia. He was awarded a START stipend for young researchers from the Foundation for Polish Science in 2009 and 2010. In 2004 he published the book ?Czech and Russian Slavophilism in Comparison?. Together with co-editor Andrzej Szahaj he published ?Philosophy and Ethics of Interpretation? in 2007. In 2005 he co-edited the catalogue ?Real and Unreal Java: a Culture Mosaic of Indonesia (Commentary on the Exhibition)? with Urszula Makowska. He is the author of more than 40 papers in the Polish, Czech, Russian and English languages, and does translations from Czech into Polish. His book ?Europe in Polish, Czech and Croatian Discourse: Critical Reconfiguration? has been scheduled for publication in late 2010. Adam has also participated in expeditions to numerous destinations such as China and Mongolia in 2002 (with return trips to China in 2004 and 2008). His interests include South- East Asia, travelling, cooking, and sailing.

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Published

2010-11-27

How to Cite

Kola, A. F. (2010). <em>Korespondencja Fryderyka Chopina</em> [Correspondence of Fryderyk Chopin], <em>vol. I, 1816-1831</em>. Ed. Zofia Helman, Zbigniew Skowron, Hanna Wróblewska-Straus. Warszawa 2009. Uncommon Culture, 1(1), 181–182. Retrieved from https://uncommonculture.org/ojs/index.php/UC/article/view/3302

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