Reviews on books on history recently published in Poland.
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...
06 February 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....
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...
30 January 2017
“I Am the Last One”: Lidia Ciołkosz – Witness of the 20th Century is the title of the online exhibition by the Polish History Museum dedicated to Lidia Ciołkosz. She was an activist for independence and socialism, a columnist and historian, member of the Polish Socialist Party in exile,...
28 January 2017
The tenth edition of the grant competition by the Polish History Museum has been announced. The grants are awarded to support studies on Polish history and enterprises propagating knowledge about our history abroad.
In 2017, the grants are awarded to twelve researchers. The grants awarded:
26 January 2017
The exhibition which opens in two days is part of the programme accompanying the premiere of the opera The Passenger at the Musiktheater im Revier in Gelsenkirchen.
The exhibition presents the life of the writer Zofia Posmysz and her literary works inspired by her...