Convention and Revolution. Life writing by women in the 1800s and 1900s: archives, critiques and methods
22 November 2017
Long hours in the archives. Raise your hand if you have never yawned over letters of journals written by women of the centuries past. (No hands go up.) The thoughts creep in: this is so boring, so conventional, so predictable – and there's another pile of pages to read…Fighting sleep, we still...
"The Mission of John Capistran in Central and Eastern Europe (1451-1456). The Transfer of Ideas and the Strategy of Communication in the Late Middle Ages”, Conference in Warsaw 16-17 Nov
30 October 2017
The conference „The Mission of John Capistran in Central and Eastern Europe (1451-1456). The Transfer of Ideas and the Strategy of Communication in the Late Middle Ages” will be held in the Polish Historical Institute in Warsaw.
The conference is part of a research project which aim is to...
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...
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...
26 October 2016
The Spirit of Jan Karski Award is given to those who dedicate their lives to shining a light on human rights abuses and drawing public attention to humanitarian issues around the world. [...] In his crucial reporting, Kristof has not and does not let the world turn a blind eye to crises ranging...
Polonica in foreign institutions – research on the history of the Polish political emigration 1939-1990 - Conference in Warsaw
18 April 2016
The international conference: „Polonica in foreign institutions – research on the history of the Polish political emigration 1939-1990” organized by the Institute of National Remembrance and the Head Office of the State Archives will take place in Warsaw, at the Janusz Kurtyka IPN...
31 March 2016
An edition of foreign-ministry reports from the US, posted decades before Czesław Miłosz, the poet and writer, received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980.
An edition of Czesław Miłosz's diplomatic reports from postings at the consulate in New York City then from the embassy in Washington,...
20 March 2016
Initiated by the Castle Museum in Łańcut, the construction works of the Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews named after the Ulmas have just started. The Museum is based in Markowa, nine kilometres south east from Łańcut. It is the first museum in Poland to commemorate Poles rescuing Jews...