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University of Silesia in Katowice

Press conference – Inseparable Silesia

24.06.2020 - 15:36, update 26.06.2020 - 09:31
Editors: MJ, Sekcja Prasowa UŚ

The joint press conference of the City of Cieszyn and University of Silesia called ‘Inseparable Silesia’ took place on Thursday, 25 June 2020 on Most Przyjaźni (Friendship Bridge) in Cieszyn.

The event was attended by: Prof. Ryszard Koziołek – rector-elect of the University of Silesia, Assoc. Prof. Jan Kajfosz, Professor of the University of Silesia and Dr. Grzegorz Odoj, Professor of the University of Silesia – scientists from the Faculty of Arts and Educational Science at the University of Silesia specialised in the subject of borderland, as well as Gabriela Staszkiewicz – Mayor of Cieszyn and Gabriela Hřebačková – Mayor of Český Těšín.

The authorities of the city and University wanted to show the importance of open borders for the region and local community, as well as the consequences of the ‘separation’ of Silesia for the University. Another purpose of the meeting was the call for opening the borders and ‘non-separation’ of Silesia.

The conference was held in the form of a press briefing.

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