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2018-10-11 NEWS
The cornerstone for the Polish History Museum has been laid.
The cornerstone for the Polish History Museum was laid on 11 October at the Warsaw Citadel. The ceremony, during which the foundation act was signed, was attended by prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki. The head of the government stressed that Polish history is the most beautiful tradition of freedom in the West. According to the vice prime minister, minister of culture Piotr Gliński, the PHM shall be a “place for all Poles.”
2018-10-08 NEWS
Conference "Heritage of the Second Republic of Poland"
The 100th anniversary of the reinstatement of Polish independence is an occasion to reflect on the legacy of the Polish state revived in 1918.
2018-10-03 NEWS
Distinction for 1966
The 1966 documentary, produced by the Polish History Museum, was awarded with a distinction at the 10th edition of the Unwavering Rebellious Accursed Festival, which concluded on 2 October 2018 in Gdynia. The film discusses the church celebrations of the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Poland and the competitive celebrations of the 1,000 years of the Polish state organized by the communist authorities in 1966.
2018-09-19 NEWS
Lecture about Józef Piłsudski at the Polish History Museum
“Origin of Józef Piłsudski’s Legend” is the title of the open lecture which Professor Janusz Odziemkowski will give on 28 September at the Polish History Museum. The meeting is a part of the “Polish Places of Memory. History of Pride and Glory” project.
2018-09-18 NEWS
Polish History Museum at the 6th Culture Without Barriers Festival in Warsaw
The motto of this year’s Culture Without Barriers Festival, which is to take place between 28 September and 7 October and also during 12–14 October in Warsaw, is YOU CAN! It will be the Polish History Museum’s debut at this festival.
2018-09-12 NEWS
Enigma to Be Purchased by and Displayed in the Polish History Museum
On Wednesday, 12 September, the Polish History Museum signed a letter of intent on cooperation with Prescient, a company from the USA. Owing to Prescient’s financial support, our Museum is going to buy a unique copy of the Enigma, the German coding machine. The device is going to be on display after the opening of the Museum’s permanent exhibition in 2021.
2018-08-30 ARTICLES
Krzysztof Mazur: The Gdańsk Agreement as a political experiment
The nature of the August 1980 strikes was not unlike that of a social contract. Tens of thousands of individuals who took industrial action had agreed between themselves that society must be restored after years of enduring erosion and decay at the hands of the Communist regime.
2018-08-20 ARTICLES
Invasion '68
Half a century ago, on the night from 20 to 21 August 1968, began the largest military operation in the history of the Warsaw Pact. The invasion of Czechoslovakia put an end to the Prague Spring experiment.
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