Academic conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures regarding Polish history.
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...
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...
"The Fate of Freedom in Eastern Europe: Autocracy – Oligarchy – Anarchy?" - International Conference in Warsaw
29 July 2016
The European Civilization Chair at the Natolin (Warsaw) campus of the College of Europe, will be hosting its largest event yet on 22-23 September 2016: the International Conference "The Fate of Freedom in Eastern Europe: Autocracy – Oligarchy –...
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,...
12 June 2016
The announcement for the much-anticipated first view of the museum's newly completed building establishes the date for 29 June. Accredited participants will tour the existing facilities of the impressive building on Wałowa Street near the Gdańsk waterfront, which stands some 40 meters tall and...
30 May 2016
The Embassy of Ireland and the University of Warsaw invite you to an international conference on the experiences of Ireland and Poland on their paths to independent statehood. The conference will take place on Tuesday, 31 May in the Institute of History, University of Warsaw.
The histories of...