Academic conferences, symposiums, seminars and lectures regarding Polish history.
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...
20 May 2016
23, 24, 25 May, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, New Conference Hall The Enlightenment is an intellectual and philosophical high point of European historical development. It created powerful ideas and ideals – such as freedom, moral law, empowered, autonomous...
08 May 2016
On 19 November 1816, Emperor of Russia and King of Poland Alexander I signed the Royal University of Warsaw Foundation Act, with the University officially launched one and a half years later, on 14 May 1818. Therefore, in November 2016 we will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the...