‘Remembering the Neoliberal Turn: Economic Change and Collective Memory in Eastern Europe after 1989’

How are the post-1989 economic reforms remembered today in Central and Eastern Europe? How do these memories differ and to what extent do they contribute to the current political climate? How do they affect our current understanding of the post-1989 period, and what counter-memories have they triggered?  All these questions will serve as a starting…


Conference commemorating the 80th anniversary of the United Nations War Crimes Commission

Conference commemorating the 80th anniversary of the United Nations War Crimes Commission. 20 October 2023 marks the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations War Crimes Commission, which was the first international organisation created by the Allied governments to collect and assess evidence of crimes committed during the Second World War, to advise…


The Mieroszewski Scholarship Programme "Research in Poland"

The Mieroszewski Scholarship Programme “Research in Poland” provides financial support to foreigners engaged in scientific research activities related to the history, political situation, culture and heritage of the peoples of Central and Eastern Europe. Research activities in these areas are an important pillar of contemporary knowledge and cultural identity formation. Developing research in these areas…


History, Heritage, Memory and beyond – fuzzy boundaries or productive synergies?

We invited you to the event “History, Heritage, Memory and beyond – fuzzy boundaries or productive synergies?”. This workshop will discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent to the interdisciplinary fields of Memory Studies, (Critical) Heritage Studies, (Public) History, and beyond. What problems are created by the often “fuzzy” boundaries between these fields, and what productive…


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 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…


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