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Inauguration of the Year of Gerard Labuda

Inauguration of the Year of Gerard Labuda

The Kashubian Institute, the Museum of Kashubian and Pomeranian Literature and Music, the Kashubian-Pomeranian Association, the Kashubian Committee at the Gdańsk Branch of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences  as well as Secondary School no. 1 in Wejherowo have the honour  to extend an invitation to the Inauguration of the Year of Gerard Labuda under the patronage of the head of the district of Wejherowo, Gabriela Lisius, and the Mayor of Wejherowo, Krzysztof Hildebrandt, to be held on 12 January 2016 in Wejherowo.

On 21 March 1985 Professor Gerard Labuda received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Gdańsk for his achievements in research into mediaeval Polish history, particularly Pomerania.


Programme of events:

Assembly hall of Secondary School no. 1 in ul. Bukowa 1, time: 10:00

1. Gerard Labuda: “From Kashubia to the World of Great Science. And back Again.” – Professor Cezary Obracht-Prondzyński

2. Artistic presentation


The Museum of Kashubian and Pomeranian Literature and Music in Wejherowo, ul. Zamkowa 2a

Signing of a letter of intent on cooperation in organising the Gerard Labuda Library

Conference: Professor Gerard Labuda – Achievements, Ideas, Inspirations – time: 13:00


1) “Gerard Labuda as a Historian of Kashubia. Inspirations” – Professor Cezary Obracht-Prondzyński (University of Gdańsk, Kashubian Institute)

2) “Gerard Labuda and the Kashubian-Pomeranian Movement” – Professor Józef Borzyszkowski (University of Gdańsk, Kashubian Institute)

3) “Gerard Labuda as a Mediaevalist” – Professor Dariusz Sikorski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Kashubian Institute)

4) “Gerard Labuda as an Expert on Germany (with Pomeranian Experience)” – Professor Jerzy Strzelczyk (Adam Mickiewicz University)

5) “Gerard Labuda as an Organiser of Academic Life” – Professor Józef Dobosz (Adam Mickiewicz University)

6) “Gerard Labuda as a Methodologist of the Humanities” – Professor Edward Włodarczyk (University of Szczecin, Kashubian Institute)

7) “Gerard Labuda as a Literary Reviewer” – Professor Daniel Kalinowski (Pomeranian University in Słupsk, Kashubian Institute)

8) “The Legacy of Gerard Labuda at the Wejherowo Museum and the Project for the Creation of the Gerard Labuda Library” – Tomasz Fopke (Museum of Kashubian and Pomeranian Literature and Music in Wejherowo)


16:30 – discussion

17:00 – opening of exhibition dedicated to Gerard Labuda

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2016, January 11 - 8:57am