Tom Junes

is Visiting Fellow at the Imre Kertész Kolleg in Jena. He is the author of Student Politics in Communist Poland: Generations of Consent and Dissent (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015).


Between political and apolitical

Youth counterculture in communist Poland

By 1950, Poland’s postwar Stalinist regime was already near the height of its powers. Not that this stopped the emergence of a youth subculture during the ensuing decades. Tom Junes explains how associated movements evolved and even became useful to the Polish government.

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