Volume 5/2013/1

František Čapka
Polish ethnic organisations in Brno between the wars and in the years 1945 – 1952 and their contribution to the development of Czech – Polish cultural and educational relations.

The study describes the activities of the Polish ethnic organizations in Brno from the beginning of the First Republic (1918) till the early 50s of the 20th century. In the introductory part it briefly mentions some aspects of Czech - Polish relations from 19th century, crucial is the part describing the content of the activities of these associations. There are described the main directions of their activities. At the end there is an overview of six ethnic organizations.

Key words: ethnic organization; culture; public education; concerts; lectures; exhibitions; trips; books lending


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