Books on history recently published in Poland.
Interview with Alicja Knast: Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice and "The Light of History” exhibition, part 2
07 April 2017
In the conclusion of her interview about Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice, Director Alicja Knast focuses on distinct regional aspects within the museum’s collections, and reflects on new audiences and outreach activities in ways that hold broad relevance to museums and culture institutions in our day....
Reconstructions and Modernizations of Historic Towns in Europe in the First Half of Twentieth Century- Nation, Politics, Society
28 March 2017
Publication edited by Iwona Barańska and Makary Górzyński presents a collection of essays in urban planning, monuments protection and spatial policies prepared by the international group of European scholars: historians, art and architecture historians. Our contribution to the European urban...
28 March 2017
The book by Róisín Healy explores the assertions made by Irish nationalists of a parallel between Ireland under British rule and Poland under Russian, Prussian and Austrian rule in the long nineteenth century. This view rested primarily on a historical coincidence—the loss of sovereignty...
22 March 2017
The Museum of the Second World War unveils its ambitious exhibition after eight years of development, and founding director Paweł Machcewicz holds a press conference about his tenure.
The long anticipated, court-disputed opening on 23 March will display the scope and scale of the institution’s...
21 March 2017
The opening on 5 April will present the exhibition by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews at the Polish Consulate, with a lecture by Dariusz Stola, director of POLIN.
Director Stola’s lecture will be part of opening ceremonies at the Polish Consulate for the exhibition „They...
15 March 2017
In commemorating the UNESCO-sanctioned Year of Kosciuszko – the 200th anniversary of the death of Gen. Tadeusz Kościuszko – one high-profile and high-traffic project is the renovation project of the Kosciuszko Bridge in New York City. For the opening the initial replacement span in April...
13 March 2017
This book analyzes the creation of languages across the Slavophone areas of the world and their deployment for political projects and identity building, mainly after 1989. It offers perspectives from a number of disciplines such as sociolinguistics, socio-political history and language...
31 January 2017
Nation Branding, Public Relations and Soft Power: Corporatizing Poland provides an empirically grounded analysis of changes in the way in which various actors seek to manage Poland's national image in world opinion. It explores how and why changes in political economy have shaped these actors...