Rise of anti-migrant rhetoric in Poland (EMMIR Final Paper)

This was a paper for my Multiculturalism class in the EMMIR program. For a PDF copy of this with footnotes and citations, please download it here: Mikiewicz MM22.5 Final Paper. What came first: the nationalism or the othering? Exploring the relationship between the rise of nationalism and anti-immigrant sentiment in Poland. By Gabriella Mikiewicz MM22.5 –Continue reading “Rise of anti-migrant rhetoric in Poland (EMMIR Final Paper)”

My tiny farming village has turned into an ecotourism spot?!

My family tree starts in 1907 in the small farming village of Wrocen in northeastern Poland. When I say small, I mean less than a kilometer across, with about 20 houses on one road. My grandparents on my mother’s side were raised in Wrocen and my mom was born there, too. Though I was bornContinue reading “My tiny farming village has turned into an ecotourism spot?!”

Finding my roots & solving a family mystery in Poland

My mom has been updating our family tree for the past few years. Whenever we visit Poland and see our family, we ask for any dates or photographs or information they may have of their parents/grandparents/relatives. My mom even bought an expensive iPad app and computer program to store all the information. Now, I’m inContinue reading “Finding my roots & solving a family mystery in Poland”