28 April 2017
The Oral History Archives is the largest collection of biographical recounting (circa 5,000 audio recordings and 120 videos) and other archival testimonies, covering almost the entire 20th century. The first recording comes from 1987, initiated by the KARTA social movement, called the Eastern...
26 April 2017
Alan Lockwood: Let's begin with Gydnia. What are comparisons you suggest in operating your museum, to help visitors "wrap their heads” around Gdynia, which went from fishing village to the premier port city in interwar Poland, both rapidly and by concerted design. For non Poles, Brasilia and...
19 April 2017
This volume brings together leading scholars to examine how the Church has brought its values into the political sphere and, in the process, alienated some of the younger generation in Poland.
Since the disintegration of the communist one-party state at the end of the 1980s, the Catholic ...
Conference: Religious and ethnic diversity in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from a comparative perspective
18 April 2017
Religious tolerance and its shortcomings in the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania remain a subject of intense scholarly investigation. Moreover, the relatively peaceful coexistence of various religious and ethnic groups in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth nourishes the...
13 April 2017
The graphic novel Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust, published by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in 2015, has been awarded a Silver Medal by the 21st annual 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Graphic Novel/Drawn Book – Drama/Documentary category.
11 April 2017
Join Czeslaw Milosz biographer Andrzej Franaszek and translators Aleksandra Parker, Michael Parker and Stanley Bill for an evening in celebration of Czeslaw Milosz—the great Polish poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980 – to coincide with the publication of...
07 April 2017
The deadline for Kosciuszko Foundation’s Tomaszkiewicz - Florio Scholarships to attend a summer study program at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow is fast approaching.
The Foundation is accepting applications and supporting materials through April 17th for Polish...
Interview with Alicja Knast: Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice and "The Light of History” exhibition, part 2
07 April 2017
In the conclusion of her interview about Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice, Director Alicja Knast focuses on distinct regional aspects within the museum’s collections, and reflects on new audiences and outreach activities in ways that hold broad relevance to museums and culture institutions in our day....