Reports from meetings
Reports from academic conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures regarding Polish history.
06 February 2017
The history of Muzeum Śląskie – the Silesian Museum in Katowice – dates back to the early interwar period following Upper Silesia’s entering Poland’s Second Republic, as Director Alicja Knast describes to open this two-part interview, which begins below.
In 2015, along with opening its new...
27 January 2017
With the public call in January 2017 for donations of materials related to SS men employed at the camp, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum continues to develop renovations of the main exhibition. Days after the call for donations, a database of almost 10,000 names was published for SS...
28 September 2016
In the interview that begins below, Basil Kerski, director of the European Solidarity Center [ESC] in Gdansk, discusses his institution’s development and aims, and how its elaborate, site-specific presence reflects the profound influence and the active, complex historical memory of Solidarity...
23 July 2016
On 22nd of July, 1942, Germans began massive deportations of the Warsaw Jews to the extermination camp in Treblinka. Within three months, approximately 300,000 defenseless people were deported and murdered. The Jewish quarter, Warsaw Ghetto, was reduced to 40,000 people,...
20 October 2015
Report on the conference "The Future of Belarus" at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) held in Warsaw on 16 October, days after the nation's presidential election and a week after writer Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the Nobel Prize in...
27 May 2015
On 12 May at the History Meeting House in Warsaw, a meeting with the author and a discussion was held for the release of the Polish translation of Rebuilding Poland: Workers and Communists, 1945–1950, published by W.A.B. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Adam Leszczyński, a historian and...