Academic conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures regarding Polish history.
30 May 2016
The Embassy of Ireland and the University of Warsaw invite you to an international conference on the experiences of Ireland and Poland on their paths to independent statehood. The conference will take place on Tuesday, 31 May in the Institute of History, University of Warsaw.
The histories 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...
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...
30 March 2016
The conference will explore issues related to Jewish cultural heritage in contemporary Europe – preservation, animation, engagement, and impact.
For whom is Jewish cultural heritage being preserved and interpreted? What is its role in the renewal of Jewish life and memory? What is its impact on...
Seminar: "The Oral History of Ukrainian Revolutions" organized in the framework of the "Three Ukrainian Revolutions" (3R) project
18 February 2016
The seminar "The Oral History of Ukrainian Revolutions" is the first of a series of events organized in the framework of the "Three Ukrainian Revolutions" (3R) project led by Professor Georges MINK, Permanent Professor at the Natolin campus of the...
08 February 2016
The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences (PIASA) and the Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the University of Toronto are pleased to invite proposals for PIASA’s 73rd Annual Conference to be held at the University of Toronto, June 11-13, 2015.
German Reactions to Allied Projections of Films from the Concentration Camps 1945/1946 - lecture in Warsaw
02 February 2016
The German Historical Institute in Warsaw will host a lecture on 23 February by Prof. Ulrike Weckel (Gießen), "German Reactions to Allied Projections of Films from the Concentration Camps 1945/1946."
Late in the Second World War, when news about mass crimes committed by...
Suppressed Historiography, Erased Memory? The Perception of the Shoah in East Central Europe during Socialist Rule - in Halle
29 November 2015
The international workshop aims at a deeper understanding of how the Shoah was researched, commemorated and debated in East Central Europe under state socialism. The workshop includes doctoral students and early post-doctorate researchers, as well as established scholars in the field from...