15 November 2017
On 14 November, President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and his Wife took part in the official opening of the permanent exhibition „What we were unable to shout out to the world”, presenting original documents from the Underground Archive...
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...
08 October 2017
An engraved plaque dedicated the Jarosław Dąbrowski XIII International Brigade, which fought in the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939, was unveiled today in Warsaw.
The plaque was designed by Zuzanna Ziółkowska/Hercberg, in the framework of the ninth edition of the festival...
06 October 2017
“The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: History – Memory – Legacy” is the guiding theme of the congress, which will be held between 11–14 October in Kraków. Co-organizers of the event include the Polish History Museum.
The congress is a cyclic meeting held every five years, for researchers from...
11 August 2017
The Polish History Museum is a state-funded cultural institution that aims to make Polish history more accessible. The museum will open on 11 November 2018 – the centennial anniversary of Poland’s independence – but it does not have a building to house it yet.
Dorota Szkodzińska, the museum’s...
31 May 2017
The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America organizes in Kraków the Sixth World Congress on Polish Studies together with the Polska Akademia Umiejętności and the University of Gdańsk.
PIASA has organized annual conferences since 1942. Their main purpose is to convene experts from the...
29 May 2017
The headquarters of the Museum of Warsaw in the Old Town Market Square was re-open to the public, with its new core exhibition "The Things of Warsaw". The grand opening took place on 26-28 May 2017.
The core exhibition"Things of Warsaw" consists of three...
26 April 2017
Alan Lockwood: Let's begin with Gydnia. What are comparisons you suggest in operating your museum, to help visitors "wrap their heads” around Gdynia, which went from fishing village to the premier port city in interwar Poland, both rapidly and by concerted design. For non Poles, Brasilia and...