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Oral history

Thanks to e-Mediateka project many recordings will be available. Were chosen  interviews with people connected with Bialystok (among others: artists, athletes, enthusiasts, “ordinary” citizens of Bialystok, Esperantists) which show a diverse range of topics. They are located within broad framework of possible time, refer to  history of Bialystok and Podlasie, taking into account topics involving stories of people from Bialystok or Podlasie, but sometimes beyond the geographical area (e.g. bieżeństwo, deportations, Warsaw uprising, emigration). Moreover Mediateka CLZ as the only one in Poland multimedia library contains wide documentation Esperanto movement, and this part of the collection will be also presented in e-Mediateka. Users will have an opportunity to get to know with whole interviews or fragments, connected with chosen topics.


Oral history

Parzyszek Jarosław

Jarosław Marek Parzyszek, born the 21st of April in 1963 in Przasnysz, he graduated University of Mikolaj Kopernik in Torun (1989); Diploma in Business Administration – South Bank University (London 1992); Pedagogical Study – Bialystok Technical University (1996), he worked as senior office worker in Department of Culture and Art in Voivodship Office in Bialystok (1989 – 1990); administrative manager in Army Museum in Bialystok (1990 – 1991); assistant on Bialystok Technical University (1991 – 2000); chairman KTBS private Limited company in Bialystok (1998 – 2007); manager personnel affairs in KAN private Limited company (2008 – 2009), since 2009 manager in Investment Department of Bialystok Water Supplies. Membership in organizations: Polish Scouting Association (1970 – 1981), Student’s Scientific Circle of Esperantists ZSP in Torun (1981 – 1989), Nationwide Committee Student’s Circles of Esperanto RN ZSP (1983 – 1990), Polish Esperanto Youths and Polish Esperanto Association (1984 – 1991), World Association of Esperantists – UEA (1984 – 1999, and again since 2013), World Organization Esperanto Youth – TEJO (1984 – 1993), World League of Esperanto Teachers – ILEI (1989 – 1992), Bialystok Association of Esperantists (1990 – 2009), Union of Polish Students (1982 – 1989), Bialystok Scientific Association (1990 – 1993), Podlasie Association of Real Estate Managers (2002 – 2008). Married since 1993, has two children. Interests (beyond Esperanto): history, economy, belles – lettres, philosophy and religion, development of civilization, choral singing, music, cycling, nature of Borderland, commenting on absurdities of everyday life.