Public lecture series: Exploring Polish History and Culture
The war which is not over yet. Discussions and controversies about
the Second World War in Poland and East Central Europe
Professor Paweł Machcewicz
University of Warsaw, Poland
followed by questions and discussion
Friday, 18 February 2011, 6:15pm
The Newman House, 85 St. Stephen’s Green, D2
Free and open to the public
Paweł Machcewicz, historian, professor at the Warsaw University, Prime Minister`s Plenipotentiary for the Museum of the Second World War, and - since December 2008 – its director; in the years 2000-2005 Director for Research and Education at the Institute of National Remembrance (Warsaw); author of the several books on the XXth century history including: Rebellious Satellite. Poland 1956, Władysław Gomułka. A Biography; Polish Émigrés in the International Politics 1945-1990; History of Spain (with T. Miłkowski), Communists against Radio Free Europe 1950-1989; co-editor and co-author of the two-volume series Jedwabne and Beyond and also of a publication Bydgoszcz, September 3-4, 1939. Essays and Documents.
More information on the speaker: http://www.muzeum1939.pl/?str=5&id=11
The event is organised by the UCD School of History and Archive in cooperation with the Polish Embassy in Dublin.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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