28 January 2017
The tenth edition of the grant competition by the Polish History Museum has been announced. The grants are awarded to support studies on Polish history and enterprises propagating knowledge about our history abroad.
In 2017, the grants are awarded to twelve researchers. The grants awarded:
26 January 2017
The exhibition which opens in two days is part of the programme accompanying the premiere of the opera The Passenger at the Musiktheater im Revier in Gelsenkirchen.
The exhibition presents the life of the writer Zofia Posmysz and her literary works inspired by her...
23 January 2017
On Monday, 23 January, the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk hosts a presentation of the permanent exhibition and two panel discussions with historians including members of the museum’s international advisory board, in anticipation of the new institution’s much anticipated opening later...
15 December 2016
Filling a sizable gap in the literature, White Eagle, Black Madonna is a systematic study of the Catholic Church in Poland and among the Polish diaspora. Polish Catholicism has not been particularly well understood outside of Poland, and certainly not in the Anglophone world. Robert E....
12 December 2016
Since 2000, the AJC Fellows Program has provided a unique educational opportunity for graduate students to learn about the Holocaust in situ in the context of Poland's history and Jewish heritage. Through travel in Poland for three weeks, during which time Fellows visit Krakow, Warsaw, Łódź,...
10 December 2016
The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, founded in 2016, pursues interdisciplinary research and reflection on the Polish experience of confronting two totalitarian regimes in the twentieth century.
The Second World War began in 1939 with a consecutive attack on Poland by Germany and...
22 November 2016
The early Republic of Poland was a nation of many religions, with its eastern regions representing a mosaic of religions that was exceptional in Europe. The authors of this book decided to describe common relations of those communities from a topographical perspective. Their work – based on...
15 November 2016
The European Museum of the Year Award was awarded to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews which was among 49 nominees from 24 countries. The Council of Europe Museum Prize 2016, awarded during the same ceremony in San Sebastian, Spain, went...