19 January 2017
The conference marks the launch of Studies in Polish Jewry:
POLIN VOLUME 29 - Studies in Polish Jewry
Time: January 19th 2016
Venue: Embassy of the Republic of Poland,
47 Portland Place, London W1B 6JH
Volume 29 of Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry investigates Jewish...
10 January 2017
The exhibition features over 300 private photographs from the collections of the Oral History Archive. The photographs come from family albums of individual persons recorded in the archive. The majority of them constitute 20th century photos, although pictures dating back to the second half of the...
19 December 2016
The album contains several dozen photographs taken by Maksymilian Fajans, including the views of Warsaw of the 1860s and 1870s and pictures documenting the life of the city.
Among them are photographs from the opening ceremony of Kierbedź’s bridge, the interior of famous Lourse’s pattiserie...
15 December 2016
Filling a sizable gap in the literature, White Eagle, Black Madonna is a systematic study of the Catholic Church in Poland and among the Polish diaspora. Polish Catholicism has not been particularly well understood outside of Poland, and certainly not in the Anglophone world. Robert E....
Primed for Violence Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland by Paul Brykczynski
13 December 2016
The assassination that changed a nation.
In 1922, the new Republic of Poland democratically elected its first president, Gabriel Narutowicz. Because his supporters included a Jewish political party, an opposing faction of antisemites demanded his resignation. Within hours, bloody riots erupted in...
12 December 2016
Since 2000, the AJC Fellows Program has provided a unique educational opportunity for graduate students to learn about the Holocaust in situ in the context of Poland's history and Jewish heritage. Through travel in Poland for three weeks, during which time Fellows visit Krakow, Warsaw, Łódź,...
10 December 2016
The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, founded in 2016, pursues interdisciplinary research and reflection on the Polish experience of confronting two totalitarian regimes in the twentieth century.
The Second World War began in 1939 with a consecutive attack on Poland by Germany and...
07 December 2016
Jan Karski, who died in 2000 at the age of 86, was a diplomat, army officer and emissary of the Polish underground organizations during the Nazi German occupation of Poland.
"Jan Karski was a great soldier", said Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday when he posthumously...