"Czas Kultury" [Time of Culture] is a academic and cultural quarterly published since 1985, the only remaining independent and uncensored journal of this type (it has been officially published since 1990).
In the early years the journal was characterized by dynamic and creative publishing and closely related to the young literary movements. Over the subsequent years the journal has changed, its development resulted directly from the transforming reality, both in the political and artistic dimensions. Currently „Czas Kultury” is a solid academic and cultural journal which aims to cover the most valuable and interesting aspects of arts, culture and current social affairs. „Czas Kultury” takes a variety of research perspectives such as cultural studies, literary studies, philosophical, ethnological or sociological. Each issue has a major thematic section, for example, „Self-Colonization”, „Civic demonstrations”, “Thanatotourism” or “De-growth”, consisting of scientific articles, each of them is subject to the reviewing procedure.
Majority of the authors constituting the thematic sections have academic degrees, and all the members of the editorial staff are reputable and recognized scholars in their fields of science. In addition to articles devoted to specific topics, journal also publishes essays, prose and poetry, press review, feuilletons and discussions about current problems of culture.
„Czas Kultury” is included on the list of scientific journals of the Polish Ministry of Higher Education, in the SCOPUS and CEEOL (The Central and Eastern European Online Library) databases, and also belongs to the Eurozine network. The publisher of the journal is Stowarzyszenie Czas Kultury, a Polish non-governmental organization.