A Polish / Scottish Odyssey

Martin Stepek talks about his English/Polish bilingual book For There is Hope, about his Polish ancestors’ experiences of deportation to Russian slave labour camps during the Second World War. Also covering material from his next book, the biography of his father, Jan Stepek (1922-2012) who survived a Russian gulag and settled in Lanarkshire, built a successful business, became Director of Hamilton Academicals Football Club and assisted in the funding of both a degree in Polish culture and language at the University of Glasgow and the annual Polonia lecture at the University of Strathclyde.
Date: Aug 16-17
Time: 14.15 (1hr)
Address: Ghillie Dhu ​
Tickets: Book here

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