07 April 2016
Proposals are welcome for monographs and edited collections for consideration in Academic Studies Press’s recently launched regional series:
This series welcomes proposals in Polish studies, including literature, film, performance studies, gender and women's studies,...
29 February 2016
Son of Saul awarded Oscar for best foreign film – extending issues of Holocaust depiction, and Polish and international cimena runs.
With its selection on 28 February as the Academy Awards' best foreign film, director László Nemes' Hungarian production will broaden the audience for its harsh,...
20 January 2016
The new book – the first by Jesse Kauffman, who teaches in the history and philosophy department at Eastern Michigan University – was published by Harvard University Press in August 2015. In it, Kauffman analyzes crucial aspects of Polish and First World War history.
These aspects are at once...
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,...
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...
20 October 2015
Report on the conference "The Future of Belarus" at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) held in Warsaw on 16 October, days after the nation's presidential election and a week after writer Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the Nobel Prize in...
30 July 2015
Rumors about this multi-volume book have been stirring for years already. After the Polish and U.S. re-editions in recent years of Jan Karski's Story of a Secret State, and the bilingual photo-biography by Maciej Sadowski, other books by Polish and U.S. historians about Karski, and myriad press...
20 July 2015
The exhibition “Europe in the Family: The Polish Landed Gentry in the 20th Century”, dedicated to the Polish landed gentry, or ziemianie, has been prepared by the Office of Public Education of the Institute of National Remembrance's Poznań branch and remains on view at...