Jan Stanisław Kubary – resident of Warsaw from birth, the most prominent explorer of Micronesia by choice.

We would like to invite you to the lecture devoted to the one of the most prominent explorer of Oceania, forgotten in Poland – Jan Stanisław Kubary.

Tomasz Madej, a curator of the Asia and Pacific Museum, will bring closer a silhouette and abundant biography of traveler and etnographer from Warsaw. He will tell you what has led him to the far-distatnt Pacific Ocean and also Jan’s fascinating scietific achievement will be presented, with particular reference to tattoo from Micronesia, of which Kubary devoted not only a couple of publications but also his own body. Presentation will be accompanied by photos and drawings of which Kubary is an author.