11 April 2014
We'll Ride the Mare of History Into the Ground. Confessions of a Bruised Rider by Karol Modzeleski can be situated midway between the work of a historian and an intimate confession. The book is first of all a commentary on changes in the Polish opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, which...
26 March 2014
"I saw everything…" is the title of a conference dedicated to two witnesses of the Holocaust: Jan Karski and Witold Pilecki.
The discussion will start in Berlin on the 26th of March, at 6 pm. Timothy Snyder, the historian and professor...
10 February 2014
The Polish publisher of the recently released book by Sylwia Frołow suggests in their promotional notice that it is the "first multi-dimensional and controversial biography of the Iron Felix published in free Poland."
Not that scandals and sensationalism are the author's main...
07 January 2014
The Polish Parliament has declared 2014 as the Year of Jan Karski, commemorating the Second World War resistance member and covert emissary for Poland who brought early eyewitness evidence to Western leaders informing them of the horrors of Holocaust.
28 December 2013
Call for Papers—2014 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2014 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy, which will be held Tuesday, July 29, through Friday, August 1, at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, Utah. The theme for this...
08 December 2013
On the 6th of December, Polish Parliament proclaimed 2014 to be the Jan Karski Year
During the Second World War, Jan Karski, an emissary of the Polish Secret State, was the first to inform the Allies about the genocide of European Jewry from detailed personal experience.
To commemorate the...
23 October 2013
The aim of the International Multidisciplinary Academic Research Conference "Jan Karski – witness, emissary, man" is to broaden, consolidate and promote knowledge about Karski’s life and work. The conference will contribute to bringing together academic circles from all over the world and...
30 September 2013
From 30 of September to 23 October 2013 Teatr Nowy in Łódź presents a centennial exhibition dedicated to the writer Andrzej Bobkowski, author of Ink skechtes (Szkice piórkiem). This diary, in which Bobkowski tells a story of his cycling trip from Paris through provincial France, depicts...