Dwa narody – przypadek mniejszości niemieckiej na Śląsku Opolskim po 1989 roku

  • Dariusz Baran


The article deals with the condition of German minority in Śląsk Opolski since the political
system transformation in 1989 up until today. The author focuses on the most important
aspects: coexistence within the voivodeship, legistation aimed at regulating the status
of minorities in Poland, the characteristics of political, social, cultural, and educational
activity. Culture and education and two pillar areas on which the activity of both the leaders
and members of a given minority is built on. The presence of German minority cannot be
overlooked. Those above-mentioned types of activity are key issues in characterizing the
German minority.