Notes from Poland
Notes from Poland
Stanley Bill
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A podcast on Polish politics, culture, history and society from the leading English-language source of news and information on Poland.
Rule of law and the EU budget: interview with Poland's deputy foreign minister
Stanley Bill talks with Poland's deputy foreign minister Paweł Jabłoński about controversies over rule of law and the EU budget.
Nov 26
44 min
"Revolution against the church": Poland's abortion protests
Stanley Bill talks with feminist activist Agnieszka Graff about the mass protests against the recent abortion ruling in Poland.
Nov 4
37 min
What's behind the conflict inside Poland's government?
Stanley Bill talks to political scientist Ben Stanley about the recent crisis in Poland's ruling coalition and the government reshuffle.
Oct 10
44 min
Belarus, Poland, Russia, and the West
Stanley Bill talks to Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy, head of Belsat TV, about the Belarusian protests, Poland's interests, and Russian intervention.
Sep 6
42 min
A Brief History of Poland, Part 3: the Jagiellonian era
The third episode of our history series examines the Jagiellonian dynasty, the Polish-Lithuanian union, and the growing freedom of the nobility.
Aug 2
35 min
Poland's presidential run-off: Duda vs Trzaskowski
Stanley Bill talks to political scientist Ben Stanley about the candidates' prospects, the controversies, and the scenarios for after the election.
Jul 5
45 min
Poland's presidential elections
This week, Notes from Poland editor-at-large Stanley Bill talks to Ben Stanley, a political scientist at SWPS University in Warsaw, about the upcoming presidential elections.They discuss the prospects of the two front runners, the controversies over...
Jun 21
45 min
A Brief History of Poland, Part 2: the medieval Piasts
The second episode of our history series examines medieval Poland, the Teutonic Knights, the reign of Kazimierz the Great, and the oldest known Polish song.
May 29
36 min
A journey through Poland's swinging interwar music scene - with 7 classic songs
In the latest Notes from Poland podcast, our editor-at-large Stanley Bill talks to contributing writer Juliette Bretan, who is an expert on Polish popular culture of the 1920s and 1930s.They discuss the music, cinema, stars and broader history of the...
Apr 22
1 hr 7 min
Elections, epidemic, and the end of PiS's coalition?
This week, Notes from Poland editor-at-large Stanley Bill talks to Marcin Makowski, journalist at Do Rzeczy weekly magazine and the Wirtualna Polska online news portal. They discuss the controversies over Poland's upcoming presidential elections amid...
Apr 7
39 min
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