Seminar schedule 2014/15

22 October 2014

Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz (PhD candidate, London School of Economics)

The Rainbow is burning: Analysing public art as the locus of the Polish symbolic conflict over LGBT rights, the nation, and Europe




5 November 2014

Dr Alexander Watson, (Lecturer in History, Goldsmiths College, University of London)

Forging a Nation, Breaking a Community: Cracow at War, 1914-1918





26 November 2014

Dr Janina Struk [freelance photographer, lecturer, writer and author of Photographing the Holocaust: Interpretations of the Evidence (IB Tauris, 2004)]

Photographing the Lodz ghetto: Interpreting the evidence.





3 December 2014

Łukasz Krzyżanowski (PhD candidate, University of Warsaw)

Recovering private Jewish property in Polish courts, 1945-1948





10 December 2014

Dr Piotr Goldstein (Independent Researcher)

Polish Civil Society after 1989: New phenomenon or new developments?





4 February 2015

Izabella Goldstein (PhD candidate, University of Manchester)

The music of the Jewish underworld in pre-World War Two Warsaw: Preliminary findingse





25 March 2015

Dr Hubert Zawadzki (FRHistS; author of A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland, 1795-1831; co-author (with Jerzy Lukowski) of A Concise History of Poland)

’Invasion, Deportation and Survival: a Polish Woman’s Epic Wartime Story 1939-45′




22 April 2015

Dr Wojciech Rappak (University College London)

’Lanzmann’s Shoah and the Karski edit’

„Shoah”: part1, part 2




6 May 2015

Jakub Motrenko (PhD candidate, University of Warsaw)

'Sound Science or Junk Science: Polish Sociology facing the Solidarity Movement (Solidarność)’