08 October 2017
An engraved plaque dedicated the Jarosław Dąbrowski XIII International Brigade, which fought in the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939, was unveiled today in Warsaw.
The plaque was designed by Zuzanna Ziółkowska/Hercberg, in the framework of the ninth edition of the festival...
06 October 2017
“The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: History – Memory – Legacy” is the guiding theme of the congress, which will be held between 11–14 October in Kraków. Co-organizers of the event include the Polish History Museum.
The congress is a cyclic meeting held every five years, for researchers from...
20 August 2017
In Muslim Tatar Minorities in the Baltic Sea Region, edited by Ingvar Svanberg and David Westerlund, the contributors introduce the history and contemporary situation of these little known groups of people that for centuries have been part of the religious and ethnic mosaic of this region. The...
19 August 2017
The PEN America Digital Archive captures more than 50 years of cultural programming at the intersection of literature and freedom of expression advocacy.
The digital archive makes available long-inaccessible but valuable public and private programming featuring the world’s foremost...
11 August 2017
The Polish History Museum is a state-funded cultural institution that aims to make Polish history more accessible. The museum will open on 11 November 2018 – the centennial anniversary of Poland’s independence – but it does not have a building to house it yet.
Dorota Szkodzińska, the museum’s...
04 August 2017
How can democracy be collectively shaped in today's Europe? How can it be observed beyond the concept of a nation? What dangers and challenges currently threaten democracy?
We invite 100 young people 18 years and older to participate in a European democracy project in Eisenach and work together to...
23 July 2017
Conference of the International Commission for the History of Towns in cooperation with the Pedagogical University of Kraków
Date: 14-15 September
Venue: Urząd Miasta Krakowa, Plac Wszystkich Świętych 3/4
Program of the conference:
21 July 2017
New book by Timothy Snyder about tyranny has become #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.
An historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America’s turn towards authoritarianism.
The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that...