27 June 2016
A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence.
This book proposes new...
22 June 2016
As the most populous country in Eastern Europe as well as the birthplace of the largest anticommunist dissident movement, Poland is crucial in understanding the end of the Cold War.
During the 1980s, both the United States and the Soviet Union vied for influence over Polands politically...
24 May 2016
Poland in the Modern World (A New History of Modern Europe) presents a history of the country from the late nineteenth century to the present, incorporating new perspectives from social and cultural history and positioning it in a broad global context.
Challenges traditional accounts...
19 April 2016
"The Visual Complex of the Polish Nineteenth Century," edited by Iwona Kurz, is published as the new issue of View.
The collection of texts are available through online open access in Polish and English. Issue No. 10 of View includes Album...
07 April 2016
Proposals are welcome for monographs and edited collections for consideration in Academic Studies Press’s recently launched regional series:
This series welcomes proposals in Polish studies, including literature, film, performance studies, gender and women's studies,...
05 April 2016
The Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences in cooperation with Pro Cultura Litteraria Association published an issue of bimonthly "Teksty Drugie", titled "The return of generation?", dedicated to the problem of usefulness of the category of generation...
29 March 2016
The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania. Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War
Appearing on the world stage in 1918, Lithuania suffered numerous invasions, border changes and large scale population displacements.The successive occupations of Stalin in 1940 and Hitler in 1941, mass...
22 March 2016
Ethnicity and ethnic parties have often been portrayed as a threat to political stability. This book challenges the notion that the organization of politics in heterogeneous societies should overcome ethnicity. Rather, descriptive representation of ethnic groups has potential to increase regime...