11 July 2016
Under the patronage of the former Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and the former German President Prof. Dr. Roman Herzog, the Leuphana University of Lüneburg awards the Hosenfeld/Szpilman Prize for the seventh time, donated by the foundation evz: Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft.
16 June 2016
Over 16,000 intimate items belonging to prisoners taken to the German concentration-camp complex were unearthed during 1967 archeological work in the area of the gas chambers and Crematorium III. The artifacts discovered at that time have now been transported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and...
12 June 2016
The announcement for the much-anticipated first view of the museum's newly completed building establishes the date for 29 June. Accredited participants will tour the existing facilities of the impressive building on Wałowa Street near the Gdańsk waterfront, which stands some 40 meters tall and...
07 June 2016
A call to halt the deterioration of historical remnants at the former Konzentrationslager Gusen, a central component in what was originally termed KZ Doppellager Mauthausen-Gusen complex of concentration camps that operated east of Linz, Austria, has been addressed to the Austrian authorities by...
17 May 2016
The Yale University historian and professor has published numerous books about Eastern European issues, including the Holocaust assessment Black Earth in 2015 and the acclaimed Bloodlands in 2010.
The title Man of the Year has been awarded since 1999 to distinguished people from the world of...
13 May 2016
The interview that follows with Prof. Paweł Machcewicz, founding director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, was conducted in Warsaw in March. Professor Machcewicz discussed the development and the aims of the museum, scheduled to open in early 2017.
The interview predates the...
12 May 2016
The awards ceremony for books on Polish history published in 2013 was held at the offices of Polityka magazine on 10 May.
The Polityka Historical Awards is the oldest award in Poland for publications related to the recent history of Poland. Begun in 1959, the awards are presented by Polityka...
25 April 2016
Held at the POLIN Museum in Warsaw through June, with a book release there on 11 May, the exhibition commemorates the first anniversary of the death of the distinguished historian, writer, public figure and activist, Władysław Bartoszewski.
Prepared by the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of...