Verschlagwortet: Poland

Whose History is it? The Challenges and Paradoxes of Studying Queer History in a Neoliberal and Nationalist Context

By Mathias Foit. Ever since the Law and Justice (PiS) party’s victory in the 2015 parliamentary election, queer research in Poland has become especially challenging and more politicised than ever before. The moment the ultraconservative PiS party won the election in 2015 and secured an outright majority can be pinpointed as the beginning of what some have referred to as a “conservative revolution” in Poland.

Knowledge as a Strategy on the Migratory Routes of Polish Jewish Survivors after World War II

Using oral history, the author explores how a Polish Jewish family “used knowledge as a strategy not merely to survive but to build a new life” in what turned out to be a highly contingent transit process.

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Beruf und Berufung Transnational. Deutsche und polnische Akademikerinnen in der Zwischenkriegszeit

Von Iwona Dadej Gläserne Decke in der Wissenschaft? Fehlende Anerkennung der weiblichen wissenschaftlichen Leistung und ein erschwerter Zugang zu bestimmten Positionen im akademischen Betrieb? Vielseitige Förderprogramme für angehende Wissenschaftlerinnen, damit…

Postmodern Architecture and Political Change – Poland and Beyond

This article is part of the TRAFO series “Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’”. Today, we put the spotlight on the conference “Postmodern Architecture and Political Change – Poland and Beyond” which will take place on September 12-14, 2019 at the German Historical Institute Warsaw. We talked with two of the conveners, Annika Wienert and Florian Urban, about the upcoming conference.

The Lueger effect in fin-de-siècle Catholic Poland: the Imaginary Jew, the Viennese Christian Socials, and the rise of Catholic anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe

[This article is part of the  Open Peer Review-Publication series “Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective”] von Grzegorz Krzywiec Introduction: anti-Semitism as social and cultural phenomena in fin-de-siècle Poland <1> Anti-Semitism as a socially and culturally acceptable project in the Polish lands was born during the 1880s and its main founder was Jan Jeleński (1845-1909), a journalist, political writer, and the…

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