Polish organisations and national identity. Poles in Bosnia and Herzegovina today

Balcanica Posnaniensia

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Title Polish organisations and national identity. Poles in Bosnia and Herzegovina today
Organizacje polonijne i tożsamość narodowa. Polacy w Bośni i Hercegowinie (BiH)
 
Creator Nowicka, Ewa; Collegium Civitas w Warszawie
 
Subject Poles in the Balkans, national minorities, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Tha Polonia organizations, national identity
Polacy na Bałkanach; mniejszości narodowe; Bośnia i Hercegowina; organizacje polonijne; tożsamość narodowa;
 
Description The article is based on anthropological fieldwork basing on participant observation andinterviews conducted in 2014 during Program „Sigma” Erazmus Mundus 2 in Tuzla,Lukavac, Sarayevoand Mostar. The interviewees were the members of Polish minority inBosnia and Herzegovina engaged in Polish cultural organisations. The study aimed atunderstanding various types of bonds with Poland as a state or the culture and even familyhistories, as presented in interviews and behaviours. The author poses the question: whyintence development of Polish organisations flourished in the period of war in 1991-1995,inspite of the fact that Polish emigration to Bosnia started in the second half of 19th century. Presently the organizations are fading and even dissapearing. The author traces manifestations of Polish identity and national ties in Bosnia and presents typology, linking particular types of Polish identity withtime and character ofemigration.
The article is based on anthropological fieldwork basing on participant observation andinterviews conducted in 2014 during Program „Sigma” Erazmus Mundus 2 in Tuzla,Lukavac, Sarayevoand Mostar. The interviewees were the members of Polish minority inBosnia and Herzegovina engaged in Polish cultural organisations. The study aimed atunderstanding various types of bonds with Poland as a state or the culture and even familyhistories, as presented in interviews and behaviours. The author poses the question: whyintence development of Polish organisations flourished in the period of war in 1991-1995,inspite of the fact that Polish emigration to Bosnia started in the second half of 19th century. Presently the organizations are fading and even dissapearing. The author traces manifestations of Polish identity and national ties in Bosnia and presents typology, linking particular types of Polish identity with time and character of emigration.
 
Publisher Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu
 
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Date 2017-01-26
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Artykuł naukowy
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://pressto.amu.edu.pl/index.php/bp/article/view/6317
10.14746/bp.2016.23.9
 
Source Balcanica Posnaniensia. Acta et studia; Vol 23 (2016): Balcanica Posnaniensia. Acta et studia; 135-150
Balcanica Posnaniensia Acta et studia; Vol 23 (2016): Balcanica Posnaniensia. Acta et studia; 135-150
2450-3177
0239-4278
 
Language pol
 
Relation http://pressto.amu.edu.pl/index.php/bp/article/view/6317/7148
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Ewa Nowicka-Rusek
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0
 

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