25 September 2016
September is a month of key anniversaries in Poland, such as the German and Soviet invasions in 1939. In 2015, special attention is merited by the 40th anniversary of founding the Workers’ Defense Committee (KOR). KOR the citizen society established in September 1976 by Antoni Macierewicz –...
International Conference „Nations of Central and Eastern Europe towards the Outbreak of the German-Soviet War in the Summer of 1941”
19 September 2016
The Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of National Remembrance – the Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation invite to the international conference entitled “Nations of Central and Eastern Europe towards the...
13 September 2016
The Ceremonies of Courts and States from the Late Medieval Period to the Modern Era
Time: 6th – 8th October, 2016
Venue: Royal Castle in Warsaw
The role that rituals and ceremonies have played in the way monarchies, representative institutions, and state authorities...
08 September 2016
The anticipated announcement by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage regarding alterations to the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk was issued on 6 September (here in Polish). The ministry will merge the existing museum, under development since 2009 and scheduled to open in...
01 September 2016
The Second World War started on 1 September 1939. The first barbaric act was the bombing of Wieluń, a town in what was then the west of Poland, initiated at 4:40 am by the Luftwaffe.
The result of German air operations was over 76% destruction of the town, which had no military...
31 August 2016
The interview below with Prof. Dariusz Stola, director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, was conducted after the museum received the European Museum of the Year Award in April.
In his commentaries, Director Stola reflects on that achievement, the museum’s...
Exhibition „The Massacre of Lviv Professors. Wuleckie Hills 1941” in front of the European Parliament – Brussels
30 August 2016
On 30 August at. 18.30 at the esplanade Solidarność 1980 in front of the European Parliament a ceremonial opening of the exhibition "The Massacre of Lviv Professors. Wuleckie Hills 1941 " was held.
The exhibition was prepared on the 70th anniversary of the murder of Lviv...
13 July 2016
The papers presented in this thematic volume of Przegląd Historyczny edited by Joachim von Puttkamer and Dorothea Warneck address the limits of exibiting violence from different angles.
Most of the articles originate from the workshop "Exhibiting...