27 January 2016
Where, in Warsaw, did Jews hide during the War? How many of these places still exist today? Perhaps, without realising, we pass by them every day. These forgotten Warsaw stories are now told in this new virtual exhibition "The Right Address".
To see the exhibition go...
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...
22 January 2016
Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-1950 is a new online collection of primary source materials which provides a unique perspective on the lives of the survivors — Jewish and non-Jewish — of the Holocaust and World War II.
The collection contains original...
Suppressed Historiography, Erased Memory? The Perception of the Shoah in East Central Europe during Socialist Rule - in Halle
29 November 2015
The international workshop aims at a deeper understanding of how the Shoah was researched, commemorated and debated in East Central Europe under state socialism. The workshop includes doctoral students and early post-doctorate researchers, as well as established scholars in the field from...
16 November 2015
New York Review of Books Classics, WORD Bookstore and The Polish Cultural Institute New York present Miron Białoszewki's "Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising" with Madeleine G. Levine, Alissa Valles, Timothy Snyder and Edwin Frank on Monday,...
31 October 2015
With the Polish publication of his latest book, Yale historian Timothy Snyder participated in public meetings in Warsaw on 23 and 24 October.
For the first evening, Snyder was at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, for the Polish release of Black Earth (the book is also...
23 October 2015
The new book by British historian Roger Moorhouse is dedicated to the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, established on the eve of the outbreak of the Second World War. Is it as one-sided as Richard J. Evans says in his Guardian review?
The pact was signed by foreign ministers Joachim...
09 October 2015
Joshua Zimmerman confronts one of the central sources of contention in Polish-Jewish history: the Polish Underground’s treatment of Jews during WWII.
Drawing on archival documents, testimonies, and memoirs Zimmerman’s new book The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939–1945, argues...