Reviews on books on history recently published in Poland.
17 October 2017
An outdoor exhibition about the history of gratitude to the United States for its help in the resurrection of Poland in 1918, “From Poland with Love, 1915–1926: the Forgotten History of Gratitude” will be opened on 18 October on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street in Warsaw. The Polish History Museum is...
10 October 2017
On the occasion of the Tadeusz Kościuszko Year, the Polish History Museum activated a new exhibition on the international platform Google Arts & Culture, dedicated to the great Pole ad citizen of France, the Americas and Europe. The exhibition, “Tadeusz Kościuszko: Man of Vision” is the 17th...
08 October 2017
An engraved plaque dedicated the Jarosław Dąbrowski XIII International Brigade, which fought in the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939, was unveiled today in Warsaw.
The plaque was designed by Zuzanna Ziółkowska/Hercberg, in the framework of the ninth edition of the festival...
06 October 2017
“The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: History – Memory – Legacy” is the guiding theme of the congress, which will be held between 11–14 October in Kraków. Co-organizers of the event include the Polish History Museum.
The congress is a cyclic meeting held every five years, for researchers from...
20 August 2017
In Muslim Tatar Minorities in the Baltic Sea Region, edited by Ingvar Svanberg and David Westerlund, the contributors introduce the history and contemporary situation of these little known groups of people that for centuries have been part of the religious and ethnic mosaic of this region. The...
19 August 2017
The PEN America Digital Archive captures more than 50 years of cultural programming at the intersection of literature and freedom of expression advocacy.
The digital archive makes available long-inaccessible but valuable public and private programming featuring the world’s foremost...
15 August 2017
In March 1920 the Bolsheviks developed a plan for destroying Poland. They aimed to open an offensive with the Western Front forces of Mikhail Tukhachevsky advancing on the Minsk-Vilnius-Warsaw line.
To force the enemy into a decisive battle before they concentrated their forces, Józef...
11 August 2017
The Polish History Museum is a state-funded cultural institution that aims to make Polish history more accessible. The museum will open on 11 November 2018 – the centennial anniversary of Poland’s independence – but it does not have a building to house it yet.
Dorota Szkodzińska, the museum’s...