Books on history recently published in Poland.
23 May 2016
What can we learn about collective action across Central and Eastern Europe by focusing on activism within urban spaces? This volume argues that the recent resurgence of urban grassroots mobilisation represents a new phase in the development of post-socialist civil societies and that these civil...
17 May 2016
The Yale University historian and professor has published numerous books about Eastern European issues, including the Holocaust assessment Black Earth in 2015 and the acclaimed Bloodlands in 2010.
The title Man of the Year has been awarded since 1999 to distinguished people from the world of...
13 May 2016
The interview that follows with Prof. Paweł Machcewicz, founding director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, was conducted in Warsaw in March. Professor Machcewicz discussed the development and the aims of the museum, scheduled to open in early 2017.
The interview predates the...
12 May 2016
The awards ceremony for books on Polish history published in 2013 was held at the offices of Polityka magazine on 10 May.
The Polityka Historical Awards is the oldest award in Poland for publications related to the recent history of Poland. Begun in 1959, the awards are presented by Polityka...
10 May 2016
This interview inaugurates a series of talks with directors of Polish history museums. The series continues with Paweł Machcewicz, founding director Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, with its scheduled opening in early 2017 the subject of widespread discussion. For the following...
Dr. Aleksander Smolar - "Poland: Internationalism, Nationalism and Challenges of the International Environment"
30 April 2016
The talk by Dr. Aleksander Smolar on 5 May will be held in the University of Oxford's Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College, OX1 1DW, at 17:30.
For the second of four seminars in the 2016 Fulbright Seminar Series held at Pembroke College, Dr. Smolar will speak on "Poland:...
28 April 2016
A proposal by the Polish minister of culture to alter the Museum of the Second World War project as it nears completion raises concerns among historians and receives press attention.
The editorial board of the conservative Financial Times, with "The Use and Misuse of History in...
25 April 2016
Held at the POLIN Museum in Warsaw through June, with a book release there on 11 May, the exhibition commemorates the first anniversary of the death of the distinguished historian, writer, public figure and activist, Władysław Bartoszewski.
Prepared by the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of...