Books on history recently published in Poland.
22 May 2017
The album “The Lost World” is a journey in time to the world which does no longer exist. The journey begins with a photograph of Luboml, a small town in eastern Poland where nearly 95% of the population were Jews.
The last photograph in the album is a fascinating portrait of Zuzanna...
“Awarness – Responsibility – Future” – call for papers for the International Education Conference on Auschwitz and the Holocaust
08 May 2017
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will hold an expert conference on education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust from 4-5 July 2017.
The conference will be part of commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the...
03 May 2017
This year marks the 226th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution of May 3 – the first written constitution in modern Europe and the second in the world, after America's.
The Constitution was adopted on 3 May 1791. Its authors are considered to be King Stanisław II August...
28 April 2017
The Oral History Archives is the largest collection of biographical recounting (circa 5,000 audio recordings and 120 videos) and other archival testimonies, covering almost the entire 20th century. The first recording comes from 1987, initiated by the KARTA social movement, called the Eastern...
26 April 2017
Alan Lockwood: Let's begin with Gydnia. What are comparisons you suggest in operating your museum, to help visitors "wrap their heads” around Gdynia, which went from fishing village to the premier port city in interwar Poland, both rapidly and by concerted design. For non Poles, Brasilia and...
19 April 2017
This volume brings together leading scholars to examine how the Church has brought its values into the political sphere and, in the process, alienated some of the younger generation in Poland.
Since the disintegration of the communist one-party state at the end of the 1980s, the Catholic ...
13 April 2017
The graphic novel Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust, published by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in 2015, has been awarded a Silver Medal by the 21st annual 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Graphic Novel/Drawn Book – Drama/Documentary category.
11 April 2017
Join Czeslaw Milosz biographer Andrzej Franaszek and translators Aleksandra Parker, Michael Parker and Stanley Bill for an evening in celebration of Czeslaw Milosz—the great Polish poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980 – to coincide with the publication of...