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H-Poland is sponsored by the Polish Studies Association, an organization of scholars who specialize in the history, culture, art, politics, economics, and society of Poland. We hope that this list will serve as a discussion forum dealing with all aspects of Polish studies, as well as a place to post announcements of upcoming events or new publications. Although this is not a requirement, we encourage all those who participate in H-Poland to join the PSA.

Recent Content

CfP: Jan Karski Memory and Responsibility Conference

On September 19th-20th Loyola University will host the Jan Karski Memory and Responsibility Conference. The conference is sponsored by a special grant from Loyola University's President Michael J. Garanzini and the Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program, with contribution from the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago and in collaboration with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation.

For more information, go to http://www.jankarski.net/en

 

Re: Wymoczki Włoskowate

From a colleague in the biology department: "Wymoczki to jest nazwa archaiczna. Dzisiaj po polsku by sie powiedzialo "orzęski". To jednokomorkowe stworzonka, widoczne tylko pod mikroskopem z charakterystycznymi rzeskami (lub wloskami). Mysle, ze spokojnie mozna przetlumaczyc "wymoczki wloskowate" jako "ciliates"." 

 

H-Poland Book Reviews

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

I am happy to announce that H-Poland will shortly begin publishing book reviews, and thought I would take this opportunity to introduce myself as our book review editor. I am very excited about this development, which will allow reviews to reach scholars with unprecedented speed and increase the opportunity for discussion and engagement on our network.  

As we begin this process, I would welcome suggestions regarding new/recent books which you think would be of value to our readers. Also, please let me know if you have an interest in reviewing works dealing with a specific area of Polish Studies.  I can be reached at paulbryk@umich.edu and welcome all questions and suggestions.

Workshop Announcement: European Jewry and the Great War

Lecture Series and Workshop

European Jewry and the Great War: Political, Religious and Literary Responses of the Jewish “Generation 1914”

Organized by: Martin-Buber-Chair Martin-Buber-Chair for Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Location: Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Campus Westend, Hörsaalzentrum, HZ 8

Study Abroad Program: Auschwitz Jewish Center Program

Applications are now open here for the AJC PSA, a long-weekend program in Kraków for students studying overseas. The program, which includes a scholarly visit to Oœwiêcim/Auschwitz, provides an academic environment through which participants engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland. The program takes place during fall and spring semesters and is facilitated by American and Polish staff of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York.