27 November 2017
Call for Papers/Presentations for academic/practitioner workshop at the History Department, Central European University, Budapest, on December 8 - 9, 2017
From the Baltics to the Black Sea and back the legitimacy of critical civic institutions, organisations and movements of civil society is under...
"Museums and their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History." International conference, 13-15 March 2017
08 November 2017
Divided memories are characteristic of post-communist Europe and in other regions that have experienced totalitarian regimes, wars, mass violence (ethnic cleansing, population transfers), radical border changes, and other disruptions. The present day brings additional tensions: liberal...
26 October 2017
From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes--the consequences of which still resonate today
In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization--in effect a second...
18 October 2017
The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America invites presentation proposals for our 76th Annual Conference to be held at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University in New York City, June 8-9, 2018.
Proposals are solicited for complete sessions or individual papers in any of...
17 October 2017
An outdoor exhibition about the history of gratitude to the United States for its help in the resurrection of Poland in 1918, “From Poland with Love, 1915–1926: the Forgotten History of Gratitude” will be opened on 18 October on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street in Warsaw. The Polish History Museum is...
10 October 2017
On the occasion of the Tadeusz Kościuszko Year, the Polish History Museum activated a new exhibition on the international platform Google Arts & Culture, dedicated to the great Pole ad citizen of France, the Americas and Europe. The exhibition, “Tadeusz Kościuszko: Man of Vision” is the 17th...
New publications by the State Museum at Majdanek include Dariusz Libionka's monograph on Operation Reinhard
29 June 2017
Professor Libionka's book-length study, Zagłada Żydów w Generalnym Gubernatorstwie, has been published by the State Museum at Majdanek. Available in English are Robert Kuwałek's study, Death Camp in Bełżec (2016), and the detailed exhibition catalog Districts of Extermination: Ghettos for Jews in...
29 May 2017
The headquarters of the Museum of Warsaw in the Old Town Market Square was re-open to the public, with its new core exhibition "The Things of Warsaw". The grand opening took place on 26-28 May 2017.
The core exhibition"Things of Warsaw" consists of three...