Academic conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures regarding Polish history.
28 July 2016
The experience of the Jews under the Communist régimes of east-central and eastern Europe has been a hotly debated topic of historiography since the 1950s. Until the 1980s, Cold War propaganda exerted a powerful influence on most interpretations presented in articles and books published on both...
"The Fate of Freedom in Eastern Europe: Autocracy – Oligarchy – Anarchy?" - International Conference in Warsaw
29 July 2016
The European Civilization Chair at the Natolin (Warsaw) campus of the College of Europe, will be hosting its largest event yet on 22-23 September 2016: the International Conference "The Fate of Freedom in Eastern Europe: Autocracy – Oligarchy –...
12 June 2016
The announcement for the much-anticipated first view of the museum's newly completed building establishes the date for 29 June. Accredited participants will tour the existing facilities of the impressive building on Wałowa Street near the Gdańsk waterfront, which stands some 40 meters tall and...
30 May 2016
The Embassy of Ireland and the University of Warsaw invite you to an international conference on the experiences of Ireland and Poland on their paths to independent statehood. The conference will take place on Tuesday, 31 May in the Institute of History, University of Warsaw.
The histories of...
20 May 2016
23, 24, 25 May, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, New Conference Hall The Enlightenment is an intellectual and philosophical high point of European historical development. It created powerful ideas and ideals – such as freedom, moral law, empowered, autonomous...
State Socialism, Legal Experts and the Genesis of International Criminal and Humanitarian Law after 1945 - Call for Papers
06 May 2016
Humboldt University of BerlinNovember 24-26, 2016
In the history of international law, the socialist bloc has been generally relegated to the role of roadblock to the fulfillment of the ideals of Western liberalism. Scholars of international criminal law (ICL) and international humanitarian law...
Dr. Aleksander Smolar - "Poland: Internationalism, Nationalism and Challenges of the International Environment"
30 April 2016
The talk by Dr. Aleksander Smolar on 5 May will be held in the University of Oxford's Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College, OX1 1DW, at 17:30.
For the second of four seminars in the 2016 Fulbright Seminar Series held at Pembroke College, Dr. Smolar will speak on "Poland:...
Totalitarianism - Historiography, Politics and Culture of Remembrance in Central and Southeastern Europe
11 April 2016
Call for Papers
The application deadline is April 15, 2016.
It is practically impossible to imagine researching the numerous socio-political conjunctures in the societies of Central and Southeastern Europe, their cultures, historical heritage and politics in the 20th century without...