Academic conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures regarding Polish history.
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...
31 March 2017
April 3, (Monday), 6:00 p.m.
A lecture by Katarzyna Konczewska in the open lectures cycle organised by the Academy of Heritage
Lecture in Polish, free entrance
25 March 2017
On the 27-30 March 2017, under the auspices of the Polish and Ukrainian Institutes of National Remembrance, another meeting of the Polish-Ukrainian Forum of Historians will be held in Kraków.
The forthcoming proceedings will focus on the Ukrainian aspect in the programme and ideology of the...
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...
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...