Presentation of the book 'Memory and Religion from a Post-Secular Perspective'

We invite you to take part in an online presentation of a book ‘Memory and Religion from a Post-Secular Perspective’ – one of three titles included in the book series “European Remembrance and Solidarity” launched in cooperation with Routledge. During the meeting the organizers will try to answer the following questions: does religion interact with…


The Burden of Memory: How can we build solidarity when our memories clash?

We cordially invite you to the fifth seminar of “Re-thinking Leadership” series!   During the meeting entitled “The Burden of Memory: How can we build solidarity when our memories clash?” the speakers will focus on the changing memories before, during and after the conflict. They will examine the impact of war on the public memories…


Secret Agents and Secret Codes: The Polish Factor in WWII

Who was Krystyna Skarbek and why was she called Churchill’s favourite female secret agent? How was Enigma broken and how did the Poles manage to do something the English and French could not? We invite you to the event “Secret Agents and Secret Codes: The Polish Factor in WWII”! The event organised by Ognisko Polskie,…


The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 - causes, dimensions and consequences

We invite you to a debate organised by The Pilecki Institute dedicated to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and its global influence! The guests are Prof. Frederick Corney from The College of William & Mary in Virginia, who specializes in the history of Russia, specifically in the revolutionary period through the 1920s, and Dr. Bartłomiej…


Totalitarianism Across History and Disciplines

We invite graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from all disciplines to submit proposals for papers regarding any aspect of totalitarianism, from a broad theoretical and historical perspective. The deadline for applications is 15.09.2022. The history of confronting totalitarianism, both as a personal and a collective experience, delivers a universal message in the face of contemporary challenges of radical political evil. Totalitarian regimes…


Reconciliation: a Long and Winding Path. 10th European Remembrance Symposium

The aim of the 10th European Remembrance Symposium is to discuss the meaning and role of reconciliation in the context of both historical and contemporary European internal and international conflicts. Traumas and a painful past are extremely important aspects of national identities and collective memories, requiring adequate commemoration and tributes to the victims. However, if…


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