The Volunteer with author Jack Fairweather and Clare Mulley

Writer and broadcaster, Clare Mulley, joins the Costa Prize award–winning author and journalist Jack Fairweather, to discuss the story of Witold Pilecki, a Polish cavalry officer and resistance leader during the Second World War. Pilecki was an amazing character whose life we should all know more about; a man who willingly volunteered to be imprisoned…




From the Belarusian People's Republic to Riga. The Notion of Independent Belarus in the Period 1918-1921. Online debate

From the Belarusian People’s Republic to Riga The notion of independent Belarus in the period 1918-1921, ONLINE DEBATE   Participants: Dr Alaksandr Smalańczuk Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences Kamil Kłysiński Centre for Eastern Studies Prof. Marek Kornat Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences Moderation: Dr Łukasz Jasina, Polish Institute of International Affairs…


The international online conference Burden of Victory: The Second World War and its consequences from the perspective of 75 years since its end

Do Western European nations remember the war the same way East-Central Europeans do? Who shapes the imagery related to WWII events: historians or mass culture creative artists? Answers to these and other questions will be sought already this coming Friday 8 May by the participants of the conference titled Burden of Victory: The Second World…


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