21 March 2017
The opening on 5 April will present the exhibition by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews at the Polish Consulate, with a lecture by Dariusz Stola, director of POLIN.
Director Stola’s lecture will be part of opening ceremonies at the Polish Consulate for the exhibition „They...
15 March 2017
In commemorating the UNESCO-sanctioned Year of Kosciuszko – the 200th anniversary of the death of Gen. Tadeusz Kościuszko – one high-profile and high-traffic project is the renovation project of the Kosciuszko Bridge in New York City. For the opening the initial replacement span in April...
13 March 2017
This book analyzes the creation of languages across the Slavophone areas of the world and their deployment for political projects and identity building, mainly after 1989. It offers perspectives from a number of disciplines such as sociolinguistics, socio-political history and language...
11 March 2017
Polish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Fourth Workshop for Historians of East Central Europe to be held on the UIC Campus on March 30-31, 2017.
The workshop is open to faculty and graduate students in history and related disciplines....
09 March 2017
The National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "Niasvizh" will host a seminar dedicated to the 270th anniversary of Niasvizh Cadet Corps, scheduled for April 20-21, 2017 under the title The Military History of the House of Radziwill.
On May 25, 1747, Michael Kazimierz Radziwill...
06 February 2017
The history of Muzeum Śląskie – the Silesian Museum in Katowice – dates back to the early interwar period following Upper Silesia’s entering Poland’s Second Republic, as Director Alicja Knast describes to open this two-part interview, which begins below.
In 2015, along with opening its new...
Renovations of Abraham Ostrzega’s cemetery monuments in Warsaw, and an exhibition reflecting his life and work at the Zachęta National Gallery of Art
31 January 2017
The renovation project concerned two dozen elaborately devised prewar monuments in the Jewish Cemetery on Okopowa Street, designed by Abraham Ostrzega (1889–1942). The work was conducted in autumn 2016 by the Cultural Heritage Foundation, financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage...
31 January 2017
The interview below with Marcin Hamkało founding director of the Pan Tadeusz Museum in Wrocław, touches on relevances and complications of the Adam Mickiewicz poem from which the new museum takes its name. Director Hamkało discusses further aspects of Mickiewicz in present-day Polish...