30 May 2017
Exhibition about the Gusen camp history with discussion at the University of Vienna
On Monday, 29 May, at the University of Vienna the exhibition “Gusen: Granite, Death, Remembrance and Oblivion” was open. The opening was accompanied by an academic seminar at the Institute of the Eastern...
29 May 2017
Alan Lockwood: Where was to original site of your institution, on this city map, before the new building opened?
Agata Adamowicz: Here – on Starowiejska Street.
Jacek Friedrich: It was a small house [Domek Abrahama], where Antoni Abraham had lived. He was the Kasubian Polish leader before...
28 May 2017
At age 89, Zbigniew Brzeziński has died, one of the most influential political thinkers and strategists of US foreign policy, the former national security adviser in the administration of President Jimmy Carter. Brzeziński used to say he’s an American whose heart remained in Poland.
22 May 2017
The album “The Lost World” is a journey in time to the world which does no longer exist. The journey begins with a photograph of Luboml, a small town in eastern Poland where nearly 95% of the population were Jews.
The last photograph in the album is a fascinating portrait of Zuzanna...
12 May 2017
The aim of this international and inderdisciplinary conference, organised by the Research Network on the History of the Idea of Europe (University of East Anglia), is to bring the 'East' back in, i.e. to shed light on its role and significance, as a geopolitical and geo-cultural notion, in...
“Awarness – Responsibility – Future” – call for papers for the International Education Conference on Auschwitz and the Holocaust
08 May 2017
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will hold an expert conference on education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust from 4-5 July 2017.
The conference will be part of commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the...
03 May 2017
This year marks the 226th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution of May 3 – the first written constitution in modern Europe and the second in the world, after America's.
The Constitution was adopted on 3 May 1791. Its authors are considered to be King Stanisław II August...
29 April 2017
On the 50th anniversary of March '68, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, the Institute of History and the Institute of Sociology at the Warsaw University invite you to an indisciplinary academic conference. We encourage historians, sociologists, political scientists, cultural experts as...