New publications - editorial notes
Books on Polish history published recently or soon.
21 June 2017
The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was a nation of equal ethnic and religious identities, a characteristics frequently applied to the First Republic before partitions.
In talking and writing on this topic, religious tolerance is emphasized as a phenomenon of the Europe of the 16th and 17th...
03 June 2017
Poland's Security Policy. The West, Russia, and the Changing International Order examines how the changing post-Cold War order affected Poland's security policy and particularly how the West's weakening position and Russia's revisionist policy reinforced the traditional view of security in...
29 May 2017
The headquarters of the Museum of Warsaw in the Old Town Market Square was re-open to the public, with its new core exhibition "The Things of Warsaw". The grand opening took place on 26-28 May 2017.
The core exhibition"Things of Warsaw" consists of three...
28 May 2017
At age 89, Zbigniew Brzeziński has died, one of the most influential political thinkers and strategists of US foreign policy, the former national security adviser in the administration of President Jimmy Carter. Brzeziński used to say he’s an American whose heart remained in Poland.
22 May 2017
The album “The Lost World” is a journey in time to the world which does no longer exist. The journey begins with a photograph of Luboml, a small town in eastern Poland where nearly 95% of the population were Jews.
The last photograph in the album is a fascinating portrait of Zuzanna...
“Awarness – Responsibility – Future” – call for papers for the International Education Conference on Auschwitz and the Holocaust
08 May 2017
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will hold an expert conference on education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust from 4-5 July 2017.
The conference will be part of commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the...
03 May 2017
This year marks the 226th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution of May 3 – the first written constitution in modern Europe and the second in the world, after America's.
The Constitution was adopted on 3 May 1791. Its authors are considered to be King Stanisław II August...
26 April 2017
Alan Lockwood: Let's begin with Gydnia. What are comparisons you suggest in operating your museum, to help visitors "wrap their heads” around Gdynia, which went from fishing village to the premier port city in interwar Poland, both rapidly and by concerted design. For non Poles, Brasilia and...