25 September 2016
September is a month of key anniversaries in Poland, such as the German and Soviet invasions in 1939. In 2015, special attention is merited by the 40th anniversary of founding the Workers’ Defense Committee (KOR). KOR the citizen society established in September 1976 by Antoni Macierewicz –...
International Conference „Nations of Central and Eastern Europe towards the Outbreak of the German-Soviet War in the Summer of 1941”
19 September 2016
The Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of National Remembrance – the Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation invite to the international conference entitled “Nations of Central and Eastern Europe towards the...
13 September 2016
The Ceremonies of Courts and States from the Late Medieval Period to the Modern Era
Time: 6th – 8th October, 2016
Venue: Royal Castle in Warsaw
The role that rituals and ceremonies have played in the way monarchies, representative institutions, and state authorities...
12 September 2016
The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America is pleased to invite proposals for its 75th Annual Conference to be held in conjunction with the Polska Akademia Umiejętności (Polish Academy of Learning) in Kraków, Poland, June 16-18, 2017.
Proposals are solicited for complete sessions or...
08 September 2016
The anticipated announcement by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage regarding alterations to the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk was issued on 6 September (here in Polish). The ministry will merge the existing museum, under development since 2009 and scheduled to open in...
01 September 2016
The Second World War started on 1 September 1939. The first barbaric act was the bombing of Wieluń, a town in what was then the west of Poland, initiated at 4:40 am by the Luftwaffe.
The result of German air operations was over 76% destruction of the town, which had no military...
01 September 2016
The acclaimed opera The Passenger by composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg returns to Warsaw for performances at Teatr Wielki – the National Opera, in its world-premiere production from 2010, directed by Sir David Pountney. The libretto to Weinberg’s late-1960s opera, with staging levels in...
31 August 2016
The exhibition dedicated to Oskar Hansen, visionary architect and educator, originator of "Open Form" is open tomorrow at the Yale School of Architecture.
Time: Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Saturday, December 17, 2016