A trailer to the IPN's "War of the Worlds" exhibition
We encourage you to watch a trailer to the IPN's "War of the Worlds" exhibition.
Press conference on the IPN's activities connected with the centenary of the Battle of Warsaw, 11 August 2020
The Battle of Warsaw is considered the eighteenth decisive battle of the world, as the Poles succeeded in preventing the Bolshevik march to the West. We are presenting information on the IPN's activities connected with the centenary of the event across Poland at today's press conference at 12.00., at the Janusz Kurtyka Educational Center in Warsaw.
The IPN pays tribute to the victims of the NKVD "Polish Operation" in 1937–1938 – Warsaw, 11 August 2020
“In a few days we are celebrating our greatest military triumph of the 20th century, the defeat of the Bolshevik army. Its value seems even greater in the context of today's anniversary. Were it not for the victory over the Bolsheviks, the 'Polish Operation' would have been dated 1920,” said the President of the Institute of National Remembrance, Jarosław Szarek, Ph.D. during the ceremony at the Warsaw Monument to the Fallen and Murdered in the East.
The unveiling of the plaque dedicated to the Volunteer Army of 1920 - Warsaw, 12 August 2020
We invite you to the ceremonial unveiling of the plaque commemorating the participation of members of the Technicians Association in Warsaw in the ranks of the Volunteer Army of 1920 with the participation of Jarosław Szarek, Ph.D., the President of the Institute of National Remembrance - Wednesday, 12 August 2020, at 12.00, in front of the Warsaw House of Technology at 3/5 Czackiego Street.
Srebrni on the Route to the Battle of Warsaw - the IPN's animation on the Battle of Warsaw
We encourage you to watch an animated film on the basis of the IPN's "Srebrni on the Routes to Independence" comic books series.
The opening of the “This is where “Solidarity” was born” exhibition – Mielec, 1 July 2020
The first of a series of events organized at 53 locations across Poland will be opened by the President of the Institute of National Remembrance, Jarosław Szarek Ph.D. on 1 July 2020 at 12:00 in Mielec. Piotr Duda, the current Chairman of “Solidarity” will also take part in the event.
I was born in Poland
We’re going back to our roots, returning to the idea: the IPN’s spot presents the community, the Poles who said "NO" to communism in the 1980s, ordinary people who opposed the communist system. We did it because we were together. It was born in Poland in 1980.
”The Image of Treblinka in the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg” exhibition – Gdańsk, 15 July – 13 August 2020
We would like to invite everyone to ”The Image of Treblinka in the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg” exhibition organized by the IPN, and currently being presented at the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.
The Holocaust in occupied Poland
Jarosław Szarek: The Battle of Warsaw 1920. The Defeat of the Empire of Evil
“It was good to fight for Poland!”
Roger Moorhouse on the export of the Revolution in 1920 (exclusive)
“One of the most significant and least known battles in the turbulent 20th century history” – Roger Moorhouse on the centenary of the battle of Warsaw, 1920 (exclusive)
Mirosław Szumiło, D.Sc. on the significance of the Battle of Warsaw
Battle of Warsaw, 1920
The Polish-Soviet War of 1920
The unveiling of the plaque commemorating Janusz Kurtyka in the new seat of the Institute of National Remembrance, 13 August 2020
The ceremonial unveiling of the plaque dedicated to Janusz Kurtyka, Ph. D. an anti-communist opposition activist, historian and President of the Institute of National Remembrance in the years 2005‒2010 will be held on 13 August (Thursday) 2020, at 12.00, in the new headquarters of the Institute of National Remembrance at 18 Postępu Street in Warsaw. The plaque will be unveiled by the IPN’s President Jarosław Szarek, Ph.D.
Marian Pawlik, the President of the Australian Polish Community Council of Victoria, has passed away
On 31 July, Marian Pawlik, President of the Polish Community Council of Victoria, who had been associated with this organization for over 20 years, died at the age of 65. He was a very active member of the Polish community in Australia. He popularized Polish culture and history among the Australian public. He was a great supporter of Polish-Jewish dialogue, for which, he and the Federation he was managing, received the Henryk Sławik Award from the Australian Society of Polish Jews.
The opening of the "Generations of Freedom" exhibition - Warsaw, 29 July 2020
"Generations of Freedom" – is an exhibition prepared by the Institute of National Remembrance devoted to five families and their fight for the freedom of their Homeland. It will be officially opened by Jarosław Szarek, Ph.D., the President of the Institute of National Remembrance, and Ziemowit Koźmiński, Deputy Director for Scientific Matters at the Royal Castle in Warsaw on 29 July 2020 (Wednesday) at 12:00, in the courtyard of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
A European Arrest Warrant issued against a German citizen – former SS overseer (SS Aufseherin) in the Mittweida forced labor camp, a subbranch of the German KL Flossenbürg concentration camp
By the decision of 19 June 2020, at the request of the prosecutor of the Branch Comission of Crimes against the Polish Nation in Poznań, the District Court in Poznań issued a European Arrest Warrant against a German citizen and a former SS supervisor (SS Aufseherin) in the Mittweida forced labor camp, a subbranch of the German KL Flossenbürg concentration camp.
CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference “Communist Parties in the Soviet Bloc in 1956–1968. From destalinization to economic reforms”, 4–5 XI 2020, Bratislava (The deadline for the submission of abstracts: August 31, 2020)
A statement of the Institute of National Remembrance in connection with the remarks of the President of the Russian Federation on the subject of World War II and its causes
The Katyn Massacre - Commemorations