Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland. Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines by Lukasz Szulz
06 November 2017
This book traces the fascinating history of the first Polish gay and lesbian magazines to explore the globalization of LGBT identities and politics in Central and Eastern Europe during the twilight years of the Cold War.
It details the emergence of homosexual movement and charts cross-border...
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...
12 September 2016
The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America is pleased to invite proposals for its 75th Annual Conference to be held in conjunction with the Polska Akademia Umiejętności (Polish Academy of Learning) in Kraków, Poland, June 16-18, 2017.
Proposals are solicited for complete sessions or...
10 May 2016
This interview inaugurates a series of talks with directors of Polish history museums. The series continues with Paweł Machcewicz, founding director Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, with its scheduled opening in early 2017 the subject of widespread discussion. For the following...
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.
25 January 2016
Seminar on the International Tracing Service Digital Archive for Polish Scholars
September 12–16, 2016
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the...
07 September 2015
Since the late nineteenth century museums have been seen as agents of imperialism and colonialism, strongholds of patriarchalism, masculinism, homophobia and xenophobia, and accused both of elitism and commercialism. What can we therefore do to transform museums into places of open, critical...
21 December 2014
Nodes of Memory in Independent Poland is a book focused on the human memory of historical circumstances. The accent aims to shift from the point of view of historians to the direct point of view of participants in historical events.
As Robert Kostro writes in the preface, this phenomenon...