28 January 2017
The tenth edition of the grant competition by the Polish History Museum has been announced. The grants are awarded to support studies on Polish history and enterprises propagating knowledge about our history abroad.
In 2017, the grants are awarded to twelve researchers. The grants awarded:
26 January 2017
The exhibition which opens in two days is part of the programme accompanying the premiere of the opera The Passenger at the Musiktheater im Revier in Gelsenkirchen.
The exhibition presents the life of the writer Zofia Posmysz and her literary works inspired by her...
23 January 2017
On Monday, 23 January, the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk hosts a presentation of the permanent exhibition and two panel discussions with historians including members of the museum’s international advisory board, in anticipation of the new institution’s much anticipated opening later...
Primed for Violence Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland by Paul Brykczynski
13 December 2016
The assassination that changed a nation.
In 1922, the new Republic of Poland democratically elected its first president, Gabriel Narutowicz. Because his supporters included a Jewish political party, an opposing faction of antisemites demanded his resignation. Within hours, bloody riots erupted in...
12 December 2016
Since 2000, the AJC Fellows Program has provided a unique educational opportunity for graduate students to learn about the Holocaust in situ in the context of Poland's history and Jewish heritage. Through travel in Poland for three weeks, during which time Fellows visit Krakow, Warsaw, Łódź,...
10 December 2016
The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, founded in 2016, pursues interdisciplinary research and reflection on the Polish experience of confronting two totalitarian regimes in the twentieth century.
The Second World War began in 1939 with a consecutive attack on Poland by Germany and...
07 December 2016
Jan Karski, who died in 2000 at the age of 86, was a diplomat, army officer and emissary of the Polish underground organizations during the Nazi German occupation of Poland.
"Jan Karski was a great soldier", said Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday when he posthumously...
"History, Memory, Politics: Voices From Belarus, Georgia, Kosovo, Russia, Ukraine, & Turkey" - Conference in NYC
23 November 2016
The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) at The New School for Social Research in New York is excited to announce a very special conference-- History, Memory, Politics: Voices from Belarus, Georgia, Kosovo, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, & Turkey -which will take place...