12 February 2016
Through well-documented case studies this volume showcases the multifaceted relationship between memory and narrative from an interdisciplinary and international perspective in Eastern Europe.
Table of contents (13 chapters):
Mitroiu, Simona - Life Writing and Politics of Memory in Eastern...
08 February 2016
The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences (PIASA) and the Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the University of Toronto are pleased to invite proposals for PIASA’s 73rd Annual Conference to be held at the University of Toronto, June 11-13, 2015.
05 February 2016
Conference in Kraków
There is no coincidence in the fact that the theme of the anniversary conference is the phenomenon of Kraków. The city as an endpoint of great cultural processes is an important area of interest and research for the International Cultural...
German Reactions to Allied Projections of Films from the Concentration Camps 1945/1946 - lecture in Warsaw
02 February 2016
The German Historical Institute in Warsaw will host a lecture on 23 February by Prof. Ulrike Weckel (Gießen), "German Reactions to Allied Projections of Films from the Concentration Camps 1945/1946."
Late in the Second World War, when news about mass crimes committed by...
31 January 2016
International Culture Centre in Kraków
February 24th – April 3rd 2016
Curator: Andrzej Grajewski
Dozens of photographs by Jakub Szymczuk arranged into a remarkable tale of the Kiev Maidan, the greatest shock in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The protest in Kiev lasted from November...
Memory is Our Home. Loss and Remembering: Three Generations in Poland and Russia 1917-1960s by Suzanna Eibuszyc
31 January 2016
"Memory is Our Home" is a powerful biographical memoir based on the diaries of Roma Talasiewicz-Eibuszyc, who was born in Warsaw before the end of World War I, grew up during the interwar period and who, after escaping the atrocities of World War II, was able to survive in the vast...
29 January 2016
New book about the German-Polish conflict over land and culture in Upper Silesia between 1919 and 1989.
Upper Silesia, one of Central Europe's most important industrial borderlands, was at the center of heated conflict between Germany and Poland and experienced annexations and...
27 January 2016
Where, in Warsaw, did Jews hide during the War? How many of these places still exist today? Perhaps, without realising, we pass by them every day. These forgotten Warsaw stories are now told in this new virtual exhibition "The Right Address".
To see the exhibition go...