The Pursuit of Polish Homogeneity following World War II

H-Nationalism is proud to publish here the fourth post of its “Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives” series, which looks at majority-minority relations from a multi-disciplinary and diachronic angle. Today’s contribution, by John Kulczycki (University of Illinois at Chicago), looks at the efforts of post-WW II Poland to homogenize the population of the so-called Recovered Lands in the west of the country.

The Jewish Minority in Inter-War Poland

This is the third blogpost of the “Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives” series, which looks at majority-minority relations in a multi-disciplinary and diachronic perspective. Today’s contribution, by Professor Yoav Peled (Tel Aviv University), discusses the difficult situation of the Jewish minority in interwar Poland.

 

Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives Monthly Series

On this page you can find links to all the posts of our Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives series, organised in collaboration with the Myth of Homogeneity Research Project at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Here, you will find the list of all posts in the series:

The Nationalists’ Dilemma: Minorities, Revolt and Violence in French-Occupied Syria

H-Nationalism is proud to publish here the second post of its “Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives” series, which looks at majority-minority relations from a multi-disciplinary and diachronic angle. Today’s contribution, by Joel Veldkamp (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva), looks at the nationalists’ dilemma of how to include minorities in their national project through the case of the Great Syrian Revolt of 1925-27.

Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives. A blog post series in collaboration with The Myth of Homogeneity Project

The Catalan independence row, the persecution of the Rohingya minority in Burma, persistent problems for North-American indigenous communities to defend their lands, and violence against people of Baha’is religion in Yemen, all these and other similar situations bear witness of the still strained relationship between majorities and minorities in the contemporary world.

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