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We invite you to an author meeting with Agnieszka Couderq!

23.11.2023 -

Author`s meeting with Agnieszka Couderq on December 3 from 12:00 to 13:00 at the stand of Oficyna Wydawnicza RYTM at the Warsaw Historical Book Fair in Kubicki Arcades.

See the poster for more information!

Volume one of Agnes Couderq`s novel is now on sale!!!

17.11.2023 -

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Michael Boym at the Museum of Polish History

22.10.2023 -

Read Natalia Pochroń`s conversation with Agnieszka Couderq about Michal Boym - the Pole who brought China closer to Europe!

"A" as... Ayutthaya

03.10.2023 -

Michael Boym arrived in Ayutthaya, the capital of the country of the same name, in January 1658 on his way back from Europe to China and stayed until about May of the same year. At the time, Ayutthaya - now Thailand - was one of the most powerful maritime powers in the region.

Michael Boym and Chinese tea | Word and Music at the Jesuits` home

29.09.2023 -

We encourage you to listen to a rousing concert performed by Anna Krysztofiak, Pawel Betley and Patrycja Betley.

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Agnieszka Couderq`s book announcement!

29.09.2023 -

A historical novel recounting the extraordinary adventures of Michael Boym will be published in October!

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From today you can find us on Facebook

28.09.2023 -

The "Michal Boym - Polish Marco Polo A.D. 2019" Initiative has been established for 2019. As of today, the Facebook page of the initiative has been launched, which we invite you to follow :)

Agnieszka Couderq`s novel "The Last Envoy of the Ming Dynasty" has received the honorary patronage of the KEP Council for Culture and the Protection of Cultural Heritage

24.07.2023 -

Agnieszka Couderq is one of the leading Boymists in Poland and the world. Her novel about Michael Boym has received the patronage of Bishop Michael Janocha.

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Edward Kajdański: How I discovered Michal Boym - the Polish MARCO POLO

10.06.2023 -

This is the last of Edward Kajdanski`s books, published while the author was still alive. It presents the history of the research that Kajdanski dedicated to the fate and achievements of the Jesuit Michael Boym - the Polish Marco Polo.

Michal Boym on Polish Radio - interview with Dr. Małgorzata Religa

07.05.2023 -

"Michal Boym considered himself a Pole and emphasized this Polishness," says Dr. Malgorzata Religa, head of the Department of Sinology at the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Warsaw University, privately the daughter of Prof. Zbigniew Religa.

Boym in new game about Polish science superheroes

26.04.2023 -

The Academy of Superheroes has created a card game about Polish superheroes of science. Among them is the figure of Father Michal Boym. In addition to the card game, the Academy of Superheroes has created a mobile game, a series of short animated films and a book with the same title.

VII International Asian Congress - presentation by Agnieszka Couderq

14.01.2021 -

The VII International Asian Congress took place in the days 21 to 26 October in Toruń, Poland. The International Asian Congress is the most important academic, cultural and business event on Asian studies in Central Europe.

Michael Boym`s story on WNET Radio

02.11.2020 -

On last October 9th, vice president of the Foundation, Agnieszka Couderq, was a guest of the Afternoon at WNET Radio to speak about the heritage and biography of Michael Boym. The program (in Polish language)  is available at the link in the following part of this entry.


Goodbye to Mr Edward Kajdański

01.10.2020 -

With the utmost regret we`ve learned about the death of Mr Edward Kajdański, the greatest Polish "boymist" and pioneer of the research dedicated to the heritage of Father Michael Boym. Mr Kajdański died on September 10th in the age of 95.  He left behind many scientific essays and books, beautiful drawings in the Chinese style of "zhongcai" and a group of grateful admirers of his work.