06 October 2014
Poland's top literary award was presented to the historian Karol Modzelewski at the annual Nike ceremony, held at the University of Warsaw Library on Sunday 5 October. Modzelewski received the honor for his book We Will Ride the Mare of History Into the Ground: Confessions of a Bruised Rider,...
The Economic Iron Curtain. Part 1: Land Reforms and Agrarian Policies - International Conference in Warsaw
03 October 2014
Institute of National Remembrance – Public Education Office and Warsaw School of Economies – Department of Economic and Social History organize the international conference "The Economic Iron Curtain", part 1: "Land Reforms and Agrarian Policies", which will be held in...
11 September 2014
The central theme of the International Musicological Conference is the musical historiographies of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. As well as attempting to recapitulate historical research of various profiles and surveying current research topics.
The conference will provide an...
08 September 2014
The European Solidarity Centre opened on 30 August to celebrate 25 years of Poland's transition to democracy. Lech Wałęsa, the legendary leader of the Solidarity trade union and later president of the Polish Republic, was in attendance at the opening.
06 June 2014
The proposed volume of Studia Historica Gedanensia, Vol. VII, 2016: "With God and Against God" aims at reviewing themes of ideological confrontation from the earliest antiquity to the present day.
Since the beginning of history of the humankind homo sapiens meant also homo...
08 April 2014
The Polish American Historical Association announces call for nominations for the Oskar Halecki Prize 2015.
The prize honors Oskar Halecki (1891-1973), eminent Polish-born historian who was also a co-founder and charter member of PAHA.
Established in 1981, the Oskar Halecki Prize...
18 February 2014
"What happens with the memory of the Polish 19th century? How does it weigh in our present identity?"
These questions posed by Prof. Andrzej Nowak, historian and editor of this series, professor at the Jagiellonian University, constitutes a starting point for the projected four...
30 January 2014
A key memoir of the walled-off existence forced upon Krakow's Jews as Germany engineered the Holocaust in Poland, Tadeusz Pankiewicz's book is published in a new English-language translation.
The book by pharmacist Pankiewicz first appeared in 1947, with subsequent editions in Poland and Israel,...