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"The Golden Harvest" – a review

In March of this year, publishing house Znak issued another book by Jan Tomasz Gross and Irena Grudzińska, titled “ The Golden Harvest “. The book is about what was happening at the edges of the extermination of the Jews. This book, just like its predecessors starting with “ The Neighbors “ and “ Fear “ inspired heated discussions, controversies and a great deal of interest.

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Film Review: Zagubione dusze, by Kasia Lisiak

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Film Review by Daniel Barrio Fierro

Daniel Barrio Fierro is a Spanish graduate student at the Institute of European Studies at the Jagiellonian University. He holds a degree in English Studies by the University of Leon and in 2008 became responsible of a cultural promotion project between the Spanish region of Leon and the Polish region of Upper Silesia. His interest include Sociolinguistics, Nationalism and Identity, systems theory, European identities and Jewish studies. He is currently writing a dissertation on Jewish perceptions towards Europe.

"Zagubione dusze, by Kasia Lisiak" for download in PDF

 

A Jew as a stranger, a thing about Jewish incompatibility

Sławomir Grabias

A third-year undergraduate Sociology student of KUL, holder of Interdepartmental Individual Studies in the Humanities (University of Warsaw) of The “Artes Liberales” Academy scholarship, former participant of the Student Exchange Programme MOST at the Jagiellonian University (two semesters in the academic year 2009/2010), volunteer for The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust in the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim, The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and The "Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre in Lublin.

 

Teren nieistniejącego (The Site of the Defunct )

Anna Dobranowska-Filipczuk

The graduate of the Jagiellonian University, Institute of Sociology. In 2007, awarded the British Chevening Scholarship. The co-organizer of 1st Summer School “Teaching about Holocaust”. The Beskidy Mountains guide and a member of Studenckie Koło Przewodników Górskich (student association of mountain guides) in Kraków. Currently working at the Dział Programów Badawczych UJ (her alma mater's department of research programs) and as a volunteer at the library of Regionalna Pracownia Krajoznawcza (a regional tourist lab) in Kraków.

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"... bo mieli serce bogate"

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Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs, dr nauk humanistycznych, adiunkt w Instytucie Europeistyki UJ, dyrektorka Centrum Badań Holokaustu UJ, członek Rady Programowej Panelu Ekspertów przy OBWE (Biuro Instytucji Demokratycznych i Praw Człowieka w Warszawie), członek polskiej delegacji w Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research.

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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, Volume 20

Making Holocaust Memory
Edited by Gabriel N. Finder, Natalia Aleksiun, Antony Polonsky and Jan Schwarz


OkładkaThe reconciliation of Jewish and Polish memories of the Holocaust is the central issue in contemporary Polish-Jewish relations, yet this is the first volume to examine Poles’ and Jews’ shared yet divisive memory of the Holocaust in a comprehensive way. The ‘New Views’ section features several examples of recent innovative research in other areas of Polish–Jewish studies, including the history of the New Synagogue in Poznan which was converted by the Nazis into a swimming-pool.

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Picking and Choosing: Preening the Polish Past

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Magdalena H. Gross, PhD candidate, School of Education, Stanford University.
From Warsaw on 23 July, 2010.

Picking and Choosing: Preening the Polish Past.

Summer is the season of commemoration in Poland. Last month, thousands of grown men clad in heavy armor gathered at the field of Grunwald to reenact the 1410 battle between the knights of Teutonic Order and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. In early August, one may stumble upon WWII-era German tanks in the Warsaw streets. A week-long commemoration of the August 1, 1944 Warsaw Uprising is about to be launched.

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