2018-04-27 ARTICLES
Professor Piotr Ugniewski: Hot the 3 of May constitution was passed
The passing of the Government Act was possible because an understanding had been reached between members of the enlightened opposition and the King, Stanisław August Poniatowski.
2018-04-27 ARTICLES
The Constitution of 3 May: heritage from the captive years
2018-04-09 ARTICLES
The Front for the Rebirth of Poland. Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
On the 50th anniversary of Zofia Kossak-Szczucka’s death we wish to recall this Polish novelist and co-founder of 2 underground organizations in occupied Poland: the Front for the Rebirth of Poland and the Żegota Council for Aid to Jews (Rada Pomocy Żydom „Żegota”).
2018-03-01 ARTICLES
the Bar Confederation in painting
This year marks the 250th anniversary of a general confederation established on 29 February 1768 in Bar, Podolia, in defence of the Catholic faith against infidels, Catherine II of Russia, the influence of the Russian Empire and King Stanislaw II Augustus, who was submissive to Catherine and let the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth become a Russian protectorate.
2018-02-26 ARTICLES
The Establishment of the Bar Confederation
An interview with Dr Dorota Dukwicz
2018-02-21 ARTICLES
The situation of Polish Jews in German Nazi-occupied Poland has been the subject of thousands of research projects and interpretations. One of the fundamental texts to which many scholars refer is the article by Szymon Datner, GERMAN NAZI CRIMES AGAINST JEWS WHO ESCAPED FROM THE GHETTOES.
2018-02-02 ARTICLES
The routes of Polish Olympians
We await the Winter Olympics, with joy and hope. All Poles have beautiful memories of the last Olympic struggle and success of Justyna Kowalczyk, Adam Małysz and Kamil Stoch. It is worth remembering, however, that the Olympic Games had been our Achilles’ heel for many years. We could not earn even one point, not to mention medals. So if the colour of medals won in PyeongChang, South Korea, is not what we have been dreaming about, we should not forget that it used to be much worse!
2018-01-19 ARTICLES
The January Uprising
The January Uprising of 1863–1864 was the longest lasting uprising for independence during the era of partitions. It included into the struggle all layers of society, had a profound impact on international relations, and, finally, caused an enormous social and ideological breakthrough in national history, which had decisive influence in the development of contemporary Polish society.