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September 15, 2021


INVITATIONS

 

  • 20-21 September 2021 / Conference / “Jeder hat das Recht auf eine Staatsangehörigkeit. Geschichte der Zugehörigkeit des Einzelnen zur Gemeinschaft und der daraus folgenden Rechte und Pflichten “Everyone has the right to a citizenship”. The story of an individual’s belonging to a community and the resulting rights and duties / online / link

 

  • 27 September 2021, 18:30 / Gender History Seminar / Dr Meghann T. Pytka (Northwestern University) “Administrative Violence. An Intersectional Analysis of the Polish Constitution of 1921” / link

 

  • 28-29 September 2021 / Seminar on Aleksandra Piłsudska and other women of the Polish interwar period / link

 

  • 1 October 2021 / IV Warsaw Conservators’ Conference “Warsaw Interiors. Historic urban premises – between preservation and modernisation” / link

 

  • 3-7 October 2021 / international conference “What’s New, What’s Next? Innovative Methods, New Sources, and Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies” / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Offer of short-term staff training weeks at the University of Warsaw for employees who are not academic teachers / link

 

  • NAWA Call for Proposals for Joint Research Projects between Poland and Ukraine in the frame of Bilateral Researcher Exchange / open until 28th October 2021 / link

 

  • From 13th to 30th September 2021 the building of the History Department will be open from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. The Department’s library will be open for readers from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

 
IN THE MEDIA

  • Dominika Lewandowska / “Multiple pregnancy and multiples in antiquity” / TOK FM / 8 September 2021 / link (in Polish)

September 8, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • 23-24 September 2021 / 14th Scientific Symposium “The Ancient Near East and Its Legacy” / Faculty of History, University of Warsaw, Columned Hall / link
    The organizers of next year’s VIII General Meeting of Polish Archivists in Łódź (7-9 September 2022) invite individuals who would like to present a paper during the convention. Deadline for submitting proposals for congress speeches is September 30, 2021 / link
  • The organizers of next year’s VIII General Meeting of Polish Archivists in Łódź (7-9 September 2022) invite individuals who would like to present a paper during the convention. Deadline for submitting proposals for congress speeches is September 30, 2021 / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • On September 3, 2021, the Faculty of Historyheld a by-election for the History Faculty Council in the curia of non-academic staff. The mandate in the Council of the Department of History was given to Ms. Aleksandra Gajewska
  • Please be advised that as of September 1, 2021, Ms. Justyna Lipinska began working in the finance section of the Faculty of History

 
IN THE MEDIA

  • Grzegorz Myśliwski / Soldiers of September – a symbol of “heroic defense and determination of the Polish Army” / 1 September 2021 / 1st Program of the Polish Radio, Eureka broadcast / link (in Polish)
  • Tadeusz Paweł Rutkowski / The last dozen years have brought increased interest in World War II / 1 September 2021 / Dzieje.pl / link (in Polish)
  • Magdalena Kozłowska / Podcast Anthropological Whispers #12: Magdalena Kozłowska and Agata Maksimowska talk / Birobidjan. The land where we were supposed to be happy / September 3, 2021 / link (in Polish)

September 1, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • 2-3 September 2021 / Paweł Nowakowski, Ph.D. / Doubtful Dates, or Revisiting the Inscriptions from the so-called Statue of St. Hippolytus / The Workshop „Hippolytus statue” / Convent van Chièvres Leuven / link
  • 15-16 September 2021 / online / seminar “Polish Marxism: history – specificity – heritage” (in Polish) / link1 / link2
  • 23 September 2021 / room A at the Faculty of History / seminar / „City and urbanity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – socio-cultural aspects” (in Polish) / link
  • 24-26 November 2021 / online / conference “Hinc omnia. Historical, artistic and special collections in libraries and other cultural institutions” / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • From September 1, 2021, the rules for the functioning of the Faculty’s building, administration and library / link
  • Please be advised that the credits and exams in the re-sit session take place only remotely


PUBLICATION

  • Estera Kreitman „Brylanty” / Yiddish translation and compilation by Dr. Monika Polit and her students Zofia Zięba and Jakub Zygmunt / Publishing house Fame Art / August 2021

 
IN THE MEDIA

  • Who, when, and why wrote the Hebrew Bible? On New Dating of the Old Testament ” / Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò / Radio Naukowe / 26 August 2021 / link (in Polish)
  • An interview with our student, Maciej Waleszczyński, with the journalist Joanna Warecha about his BA thesis / “You had to start with us … / August 31, 2021 / link (in Polish)

August 25, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • 23 September 2021 r., 7 pm / Meeting with the translator of Szmuel Lejb Sznajderman’s book “War in Spain”, Dr. Magdalena Kozłowska. The conversation about the book will be conducted by Anna Gulińska / link
  • 22-24 September 2021 / dr Alexander Sarantis / lecture “Comments from the historical perspective on the development of hilltop sites in the late antique Balkans” at a conference on “Intentions and Meaning: A Comparative View of Late Antique Hilltop Sites in Europe”, held at the National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana. Organizers: the National Museum and the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe, based in Leipzig / link
  • October 14–15, 2021 / Nowogród / Historical Research Office of the Institute of National Remembrance in Białystok, the Faculty of History and International Relations of the University of Białystok and the University of Natural Sciences and Humanities in Siedlce invite you to participate in the nationwide scientific conference “Famous – unknown. Polish independence emigration 1939–1990 ”/ applications until September 4, 2021 / link
  • November 25-26, 2021 / Dr. Alexander Sarantis / deliver a keynote lecture on “Roman-Barbarian Violence and Peaceful Dark Ages: Warfare and Migration in the Balkans, 565-800”, at a conference on “The Early Middle Ages in the Central and Eastern Balkans”, held at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade. Organizers: the Academy and the Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The Center for Research on Ancient Civilizations of the University of Warsaw has opened recruitment for the next edition of Small Grants, supporting scientific activity and disseminating the results of research on antiquity.Application Deadline: September 15, 2021/ link


PUBLICATION

  • Julia Doroszewska, Jan Kucharski, Spaces: Borders, Fringes, and Thresholds in the Ancient Folktale, in: Debbie Felton (ed.), Cultural History of the Fairy Tales in Antiquity, Bloomsbury: 2021: 131-148; 203-205 / link
  • Dominika Lewandowska, Ciąża mnoga i wieloraczki w starożytności / Warszawa 2021 / link
  • Piotr M. Majewski / Niech sobie nie myślą, że jesteśmy kolaborantami. Protektorat Czech i Moraw, 1939-1945 / link
  • Sławomir Poloczek, Pogańskie zmartwychwstania / Warszawa 2021 / link
  • Grażyna Szelągowska / Kaznodzieje, nauczyciele, politycy. Ruchy przebudzenia religijnego i modernizacja w regionie nordyckim w XIX wieku / link


IN THE MEDIA

  • Piotr M. Majewski / interview devoted to the book „Niech sobie nie myślą, że jesteśmy kolaborantami. Protektorat Czech i Moraw 1939-1945” / „Dziennik Gazeta Prawna” / August 21, 2021 / link (paid access)
  • Artur Kula i Judith Lyon-Caen (EHESS, Paryż) / „Sędzia, bratanica i historycy. Polska wobec swojej przeszłości” / „Krytyka Polityczna” August 21, 2021 / link

August 18, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • 26 August 2021 at 6 pm / online / meeting organised as part of the Warszawa Singera Festival. A discussion about the novel by Ester Singer Kreitman “Diamonds”. A discussion about the novel by Ester Singer Kreitman titled “Diamonds”. (first edition in Polish) with participation of, among others, dr Monika Polit, Zofia Zięba, Jakub Zygmunt from our Faculty / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • In the name of the Centre “Memory and Future” we invite you to take part in a competition for the publication of a historical monograph concerning: 1. Polish history after 1945 with particular attention to the Western and Northern Territories; 2. oral history; 3. history in public space (public history); 4. reconciliation between nations after 1945 (with particular attention to Polish-German reconciliation); 5. anti-communist opposition in the Western and Northern Territories (with particular attention to Lower Silesia). The prize in the competition is financing the full costs of publishing the winning monograph in the scientific publishing house of the Centre “Memory and Future” and remuneration for its author in the amount of 8000 PLN / link


PUBLICATION

  • Julia Doroszewska, Jan Kucharski, Spaces: Borders, Fringes, and Thresholds in the Ancient Folktale, in: Debbie Felton (ed.), Cultural History of the Fairy Tales in Antiquity, Bloomsbury: 2021: 131-148; 203-205 / link
  • Dominika Lewandowska, Ciąża mnoga i wieloraczki w starożytności / Warszawa 2021 / link
  • Piotr M. Majewski / Niech sobie nie myślą, że jesteśmy kolaborantami. Protektorat Czech i Moraw, 1939-1945 / link
  • Sławomir Poloczek, Pogańskie zmartwychwstania / Warszawa 2021 / link
  • Grażyna Szelągowska / Kaznodzieje, nauczyciele, politycy. Ruchy przebudzenia religijnego i modernizacja w regionie nordyckim w XIX wieku / link


IN THE MEDIA

  • Magdalena Kozłowska, PhD / Between East and West: Israel / Radio for You, 12 August 2021/ link (polish content)


PAST EVENTS

  • Prof. Grażyna Szelągowska / “History of Nordic Lutheranism. From the Reformation to the preaching movements in the 19th century” / lecture for participants of a scientific camp organised under the National Children’s Fund / August 11, 2021.

 

August 11, 2021


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The funeral of Professor Włodzimierz Borodziej will be held on August 18, 2021. Detailed organizational information is given on the website of the Faculty of History /link
  • Employees and doctoral candidates of the University of Warsaw can book free of charge COVID-19 RT-PCR tests until the end of September. UW employees and doctoral candidates can book a test, also those who got tested last year in the autumn / link


IN THE MEDIA

  • Andrzej Paczkowski and Prof. Marcin Zaremba about the new head of the IPN and historical policy / “Polityka”, 3 August 2021 / link (paid access, polish content)
  • Prof. Michał Kopczyński / History of Peasants, or How Do We Know Something About People Who Were Not Written About in Chronicles?/ podcast RadioNaukowe.pl / link (polish content)

August 4, 2021


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • In August 2021, the building of the Faculty of History will be open from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The reading room will be closed until the end of August.


IN THE MEDIA

  • Differences and similarities in Poland and Norway in the early Middle Ages / talk about Elites project / Polish Radio Pr. 1 / link (polish content)
  • Memoir about Prof. Henryk Samsonowicz / “University of Warsaw” No. 2 (99) 2021 / link (polish content)

July 28, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • September 15-16, 2021 / online / academic seminar “Polish Marxism: history – specificity – heritage”/ link
  • September 23-24, 2021 / 14th Academic Symposium “The Ancient Near East and Its Heritage” / link


IN THE MEDIA

  • Bartłomiej Bednarek, Ph.D. / „Igrzyska dziś nie przypominają greckiego oryginału. Została sama idea – ale i ją wyidealizowaliśmy” / Na:Temat, July 28, 2021 / link (polish content)


PUBLICATION

  • Julia Doroszewska, Jan Kucharski, Spaces: Borders, Fringes, and Thresholds in the Ancient Folktale, in: Debbie Felton (ed.), Cultural History of the Fairy Tales in Antiquity, Bloomsbury: 2021, pp. 131-148; 203-205
  • History textbooks for secondary and technical schools (basic and extended scope)
    • Jarosław Czubaty, Piotr Szlanta: „Historia 3. Klasa 3. Podręcznik dla liceum i technikum. Zakres podstawowy” / link
    • Piotr Szlanta, Katarzyna Zielińska, Jolanta Choińska-Mika: „Historia 3. Klasa 3. Podręcznik dla liceum i technikum. Zakres rozszerzony” / link


PAST EVENTS

  • prof. Marcin Pauk / moderation of two sessions (plenary and dedicated to the works of Jan Długosz) during the conference “9th International Conference of the Medieval Chronicle Society”. In the organizing committee of this conference was prof. Piotr Węcowski / link

21 July, 2021


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • CRAC Small Grants – results of the Third Call / link
  • The UW IT team would like to inform you that on 23-24 July (Friday and Saturday) between 16:00 and 20:00 there will be no access to the following services: USOS / USOSweb / APD / UL / IRK / SAP / internet on the Central Campus / HMS / Sharepoint / e-mail / website hosting / VoIP telephony
  • The National Science Centre has prepared a survey on the functioning of women and men in science. Its results will allow to develop more effective forms of equal opportunities for both genders in NCN programmes and undertake a broader discussion on this topic in the Polish scientific community. All scientists are invited to participate in the survey / more information / link to the survey (polish content)

14 July, 2021


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • 11 July 2021 passed away Professor Włodzimierz Borodziej, an outstanding historian, employee of the Historical Institute until 2020, Vice-Rector of University of Warsaw in 1999-2002
  • In the IDUB competition “Nowe Idee” two projects from our Faculty were appreciated. The project by Aleksandra Oniszczuk, PhD, entitled Double marginalization? Jews with Disabilities in the Kingdom of Poland (1815-1914) and the project by Marzena Zawanowska, Ph.D. The Others, the Strangers and the Misfits in the Traditions of Monotheistic Religions in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Congratulations! / link
  • MA Klaudia Rogowska, a doctoral student of prof. Piotr Ugniewski, has received a scholarship from the Brzezie Lanckoroński Foundation for a month-long scientific trip to London in 2022. Congratulations! / link
  • We invite you to get acquainted with the Decree of the Head of the WH Didactic Unit concerning the limits of participants in didactic classes at the Department of History / link
  • We encourage you to participate in the Horizon Europe training on Maria Skłodowskia-Curie activities:
  • On behalf of the Foundation for Polish Science we invite you to submit applications in the competition for the Polish Honorary Aleksander von Humboldt Scholarship. Within the scholarship German scholars may carry out in Poland several months of scientific projects. Candidates for the scholarship may be submitted by Polish scientists. Applications are accepted until September 30, 2021 / link


IN THE MEDIA

  • Grzegorz Pac, PhD / Propaganda elit władzy wczesnego średniowiecza – o projekcie ELITES / June 28 2021 / Radio TOK fm / link
  • Prof. Marcin Zaremba / „Jak kabarety kpiły z władzy. Śmiesznie już było” / „Polityka” July 3, 2021 / link (paid access)
  • Grzegorz Pac, PhD /Q&A session „ELITES Legitymizacja elit w Polsce i Norwegii” / July 7, 2021 / link


PAST EVENTS

  • Grzegorz Pac, PhD / July 7, 2021 / paper presented at the “International Medieval Congress 2021”
  • Prof. Marcin Zaremba / July 7, 2021 / participation in panel discussion: „Relacje polsko-żydowskie w latach 1944-1956” during the conference: „Czas okupacji i zniewolenia. Żydzi i Polacy w obliczu totalitaryzmów 1939-1956”, IPN

 

Correction

Dear Sirs, An error has crept into the previous mailing regarding the prize in the XXVI edition of the Jan Józef Lipski Master Thesis Competition. The name of the prize winner is PRZEMYSŁAW BRZUSZCZAK, and not Boruszczak as we erroneously wrote. We are very sorry for the mistake.

7 July, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • 5-9 July 2021 / International Medieval Congress, Leeds / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Rules for the settlement of teaching assignments at the Faculty of History / link
  • Prize in the XXVI edition of the Jan Józef Lipski Master’s Thesis Competition for Przemysław Brzuszczak, written under the supervision of Prof. Marcin Zaremba, Budowanie państwa prawa. Nowelizacja z 29 grudnia 1989 r. Konstytucji PRL” / link
  • From 7 July (Wednesday) at 2:00 p.m. until 8 July (Thursday) at 06:00 a.m. there may be problems accessing USOS and all related applications (e.g. USOSweb, USOSadm Java, APD, SRS, Interviewer). An update of the USOS system will take place on the specified date.
  • Building and working hours during the holiday months / link


NOMINATIONS

  • At its meeting on 2 July 2021, the Senate of the University of Warsaw gave a positive opinion on the application to employ Dr Paweł Żmudzki from the Department of History as a professor of the university. Our sincere congratulations!


IN THE MEDIA

  • Piotr Kroll, Ph.D. / „Matura do poprawki?” / Histmag.org / 5 lipca 2021 r. / link (polish)
  • Debate with the participation of Dr August Grabski / On the 75th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom / 1 July 2021 / link (polish)


PAST EVENTS

  • 3-4 June 2021 participation in the International conference “Minorities and Self-determination – 100th Anniversary of the Post-World War I Plebiscites” / prof. Grażyna Szelągowska / link
  • On 28 June 2021 there was a public defence of the doctoral dissertation of MA Michał Pieńkowski, whose supervisor was Prof. Grażyna Szelągowska. The topic of the dissertation: “The phonographic industry in interwar Poland. Activity, production, repertoire”

June 30, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • June 30 – July 1 / V National Conference of Archivists and Historians “Educare necesse est… – The Republic of Small Homelands” / program / link to the meeting
  • to July 20 / call for papers: “Schools of Emotions. Gender in historical processes of shaping emotions” / conference of the Committee on Women’s History at the Committee on Historical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences /  link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The Office of Social Affairs invites you to electronically submit applications for subsidised holidays organized on your own, for employees and for employees’ children (the so-called “grusze” holidays) / login with your CAS account (PESEL) / ATTENTION! Applications for grusze for children over 15 years of age must be submitted in person – the system does not allow you to add attachments / instruction for electronic submission of applications (in polish) / link to page
  • July training for academic teachers / more information / registration
    • 5th and 12th July (9 am-12:15 pm) / “Workshops developing equality attitudes” / Dr. Marta Pietrusińska
    • 21-22 July (10:00-13:30) / “Introduction to the issues of face-to-face and online communication with a multicultural group of male and female students” / Katarzyna Kucharska M.A.
    • 7-8 July (3 pm-6:15 pm) and 12-13 July (10 am-1:15 pm) / “Voice Issuing” / Beata Ciecierska-Zajdel M.A.
    • from 7 July B2 level on Wednesdays (9:30 am-11 am) and from 8 July C1 level on Thursdays (9:30-11:00) / “English for Researchers” / Anna Jamka M.A.
    • 9-30 July (Mondays and Fridays from 10:15 am-11:45 am) / “Excel for Research – Intermediate Level” / Dr. Magdalena Łuniewska-Etenkowska


PUBLICATIONS

  •  Regina Gromacka / Ringelblum Archive: The Conspiratorial Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto. T. 25a, Sermons of Rabbi Kalonimus Kalman Shapira from 1939-1942 / Hebrew version edited by Daniel Reiser ; translation prepared and Polish version edited by Regina Gromacka ; Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute / link


OTHER

  • June 9 / Dr Agnieszka Janiak-Jasińska participated in the panel discussion Support for students and teaching staff in the process of teaching and learning – expectations and reality, which took place as part of the PKA Quality Forum entitled: What have we learned about higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic? Quality assurance in higher education – crises and opportunities in short and long term perspective
  • June 25th / Agnieszka Janiak-Jasińska, PhD, took part in a scholarly discussion organized by the Institute of Polish Culture of the University of Warsaw, on the book by Maria Jadwiga Strumff, Sposting over People. Szczere wyznania Masażystka, Warsaw 2021, Neriton Publishing House
  • June 26th / Agnieszka Janiak-Jasińska, Ph.D. took part in a panel discussion on Mental health: issues, prevention and treatment – an academic community perspective (discussion of systemic solutions for supporting doctoral students in times of pandemic) during the Open Meeting of the Board of the National Council of Doctoral Students.

June 23, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • June 24, 2021 / 6:00 pm / Lapidarium of the Museum of Warsaw, entrance from Nowomiejska Street 8 / meeting with the authors of the book ” Plany Warszawy 1655″: prof. Agnieszka Bartoszewicz from our Faculty, dr. Paweł E. Weszpinski and Witold Pietrusiewicz / link
  • June 26, 2021 / Gender History Seminar meeting / 2:00 – 4:00 pm – papers, 4:00 pm discussion / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The Dean of the Faculty of History has awarded prizes for academic teachers employed at the Faculty. The awards were given in three categories: teaching achievements, organizational achievements and scientific achievements (for scientific publications). Congratulations to all award recipients! / link
  • On June 22, 2021 the Ranking of Higher Education Institutions “Perspektywy 2021” was published. In the ranking of fields of study history at our Faculty took the first place / link
  • The call for entries for the second edition of the “Science is for the People” competition organized by the University of Warsaw Center for Cooperation and Dialogue is now open. The aim of the competition is to promote research conducted at the University of Warsaw which responds to important social and economic challenges or changes the understanding of the world. The initiative is aimed at full-time employees of the University of Warsaw, doctoral students of the University of Warsaw who pursue education at the Doctoral School of the University of Warsaw. The prize consists of promotional activities indicated by the winners, with a total value of up to PLN 15 000. The call for entries lasts until June 30, 2021.
  • Welcome Point invites you to a one-month intensive Polish language course for foreign employees working at the University of Warsaw under a contract of employment. The course will be held from August 2-27 online / registration required / link
  • The call for applications in competitions of the National Science Center MAESTRO and SONATA BIS runs from June 21 to September 15, 2021. There is PLN 170 million available for research teams and master projects  / link Maestro / link Sonata Bis


IN THE MEDIA

  • Prof. Robert Wiśniewski / Weatherwatch: stalagmites help explain sixth-century water miracles / „The Guardian” 25 May 2021 r. / link
  • Bishop Michał Janocha / Profesor przechodzi przez bramę. Pożegnanie Henryka Samsonowicza / „Więź” June 16 2021 r. / link

June 16, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • 17 June 2021 (Thursday), 11:00 / lecture by Prof. Adam Ziolkowski / “Early Rome between written sources and archaeology: ideal meeting place or battlefield?” / stationary in the Działyński Palace in Poznań, Stary Rynek 78/79 or online


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • We are providing information regarding the place of burial of Prof. Henryk Samsonowicz. The professor was buried in the family grave in the Alley of the Deserved at the Powązki Cemetery in Warsaw, Powązkowska 14 (section Alley of the Deserved, row 1, place 103,104,105).
  • The WH Social History Group invites everyone preparing doctoral dissertations, postdoctoral theses and grant projects related to the subject of social history in its broadest sense to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the planned 23 September 2021 Professor Anna Żarnowska Seminar, entitled “The City and the Urbanism in 19th and 20th Century – Socio-Cultural Aspects”. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021 by email to: janiak-jasinska@uw.edu.pl / application form


PUBLICATIONS

  • Paweł Nowakowski, PhD, Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino, PhD, “Inskrypcje naskalne, graffiti i krzyże z kamieniołomu GO3C w Göktepe, okręg Muğla (Turcja)”, Studia Anatolijskie 71 (2021), 1-36 / link
  • Aleksei Rogozin, MA, “Tradycja powstań narodowych i oręża polskiego (1794–1864) w polityce pamięci Drugiej Rzeczypospolitej”, The University of Warsaw Publishers, June 11, 2021 / link


IN THE MEDIA (polish)

  • Prof. Grzegorz Myśliwski, Ze zdaniem prof. Henryka Samsonowicza liczyli się wszyscy / Dzieje.pl, 10 czerwca 2021 / link
  • Prof. Tomasz Schramm, Profesor Henryk Samsonowicz – uczony, Polak i Europejczyk / „Więź”, 11 czerwca 2021 / link
  • Prof. Marcin Zaremba in conversation with Prof. Andrzej Paczkowski and Prof. Paweł Machcewicz about postwar settlements with crimes „Zemsta na wroga” / „Polityka” nr 24 / link

 

June 9, 2021

Summary information about the funeral of Prof. Henryk Samsonowicz
  • OFFICIAL FUNERAL PART will begin tomorrow, June 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with the farewell in the Funeral Home at Powązki Military Park
  • PRIVATE FUNERAL PART will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a Funeral Mass at St. Karol Boromeusz Church, Old Powazki, followed by removal to the family grave in the Alley of the Deserved
  • TRANSPORTATION – transportation to the funeral ceremony (and back to the UW) is available. The coaches will leave from the courtyard in front of the former Library. Those wishing to use the bus are asked to send an application to: polak@uw.edu.pl
  • THE BOOK OF CONDOLENCES is on display in the Gold Room of the Kazimierzowski Palace on June 8 and 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on June 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Condolences may also be submitted electronically at: http://kondolencje.uw.edu.pl
  • DEAN’S HOURS – On the day of the funeral, the Associate Dean for Student Affairs has scheduled Dean’s Hours in the History Department between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


INVITATIONS

  • 9-12 June 2021 / XI Warsaw Archival Picnic in Staszic Palace / online and stationary / invites the Polish Academy of Sciences Archive in Warsaw / link
  • 10-11 June 2021 / Knotty problems of archival science. Archival networks. Archival discoveries at the turn of the 20th and 21st centuries. / details
  • June 11, 2021 / public lectures of candidates for the position of assistant professor with specialization in medieval history / details
  • 17-19 June 2021 / IV All-Poland Scientific Conference of the Historians of the 19th Century Iconosphere in the 19th Century: source and methodological challenges in the workshop of a historian of the 19th century (until 1918) / For access to the proceedings please write to: konferencjaxixwiek.ih@gmail.com / conference program


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The University Library of Warsaw invites to the training on citation issues:
    • Scientometric indicators – a short guide / 21 June 2021, 3 p.m., 90 min / link
    • Citation hit. How to increase the number of citations of scientific papers in 4 steps / June 29, 3 p.m., 60 min. / link
  • The Faculty of Historical Sciences and the Institute of History and Archival Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the scientific conference organised under the auspices of the Head Director of the State Archives on ‘The Archival Stamp Collection. Collection characteristics, processing methods, conservation”. The conference will take place online on 25-26 October 2021, but applications are accepted until 15 June 2021 / link


PUBLICATIONS

  • Ryszard Kulesza / “Athens-Sparta 431-404 BC”, Dressler Dublin Publishing Sp. z o.o. / reissue of the book from the “Historic Battles” series by Bellona (1997), Warsaw 2001, limited series ISBN 978-83-11-16284-6

June 2, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • June 7, 2021 at 6:30 p.m./meeting of the Gender History Seminar, “A Vision of Women’s Work. History of the ideas of the women’s movement at the turn of the 20th century”. Paper: Sylwia Borowska, commentary by Agnieszka Janiak-Jasińska, PhD / link to the meeting / more
  • June 17, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Warsaw time (4:00 p.m. Kyiv time) / seminar “Cities of Central and Eastern Europe in the 14th-17th centuries” / paper “Considerations on the social functions of the neighborhood in the medieval city” by Prof. Mateusz Golinski (Wroclaw University, Historical Institute) / details / link to the meeting


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Prof. Henryk Samsonowicz passed away on May 28, 2021.
    The funeral of the Professor will be held in the Church of St. Karol Boromeusz in Old Powązki on 10 June 2021 at 13:00.
    On the day of the funeral, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Vice Dean for Student Affairs has announced dean’s hours.
  • Please be advised that the History Department Library will open to the public on June 1.
    Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 9.00 – 17.45 (warehouse orders are processed until 17.00) / more
  • The Scientific Council of the History discipline announces the public defense of the doctoral dissertation of Sebastian Patrick Rajewicz, MA. The defense will take place on June 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm online. Dissertation title: “Scholes in Sparta of the Classical Era” / more
  • The National Center for Science invites to the competition MINIATURA 5. The competition is open to scientists with at least one published work or at least one artistic or artistic-scientific achievement, who received their doctoral degree not earlier than 1st of January 2009. Within the competition it is possible to apply for funds for the implementation of a single scientific activity in one of the following forms: preliminary or pilot research, a search, an internship, a research trip or a consultancy trip. The competition is open to grants ranging from PLN 5,000 to 50,000 for the implementation of a scientific activity lasting up to 12 months. Applications should be submitted by September 30 of this year via the ZSUN/OSF system / contest information / ZSUN/OSF system
  • On behalf of the Discovery Group, the company wellwell.tv is preparing a TV project devoted to life and social rules prevailing 200 years ago. The film is to be targeted at young people who will learn about the life of their peers 200 years ago. The content consultants will play an important role in the creation of the program. Therefore, the producers would like to invite to cooperation, for a fee, people who have historical knowledge about the realities of life of the Polish aristocratic court in the nineteenth century, about court etiquette, ceremonial, culture, but also about the entertainments that made the court life of that period more pleasant. If any of you would like to get involved – please send an e-mail to: promocja.wh@uw.edu.pl


IN THE MEDIA

  • Prof. Michał Leśniewski / Boer Warfare / broadcast in TOK FM Radio / link
  • Prof. Michał Leśniewski / Known Unknown – Great Poles / documentary 2021, emission on TVP Polonia / information
  • Prof. Michał Leśniewski, Błażej Hrapkowicz talks to Michał Leśniewski about the film “Reconciliation” / link (paid access)

 

May 26, 2021


INVITATIONS

 

  • 26 May 2021, 16:30 / presentation by Anna Michałowska-Mycielska, PhD, from the Anielewicz Center, entitled “Editing of manuscript books of Jewish communities (pinkas) in the former Polish Republic” / link to the meeting
  • 27-29 May 2021 online / international scientific conference “Border fears in the Baltic, 1918-1991” / link
  • 10 June 2021, 4:00 pm / Prof. Mateusz Goliński (Wroclaw University, Historical Institute) speaks on “Social functions of the neighborhood”. “Reflections on the social functions of the neighborhood in the medieval city” / link to meeting
  • 10-11 June 2021 online / conference “Major problems of archival science. Archival networks. Archival discoveries of the turn of the XX-XXI centuries” / link


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Applications for the 3rd edition of CRAC Small Grants, aimed at supporting scientific activity of persons engaged in research on antiquity and dissemination of the results of this research, may be submitted until June 15 / link
  • We invite you to participate in training courses for academic teachers. The offer includes, among others, “Remote written and oral examinations – preparation for a session”, “Using one’s character strengths in the teaching work”, “Vocal expression”, English for Presenting and Debating, “With Excel through research – basic level” / link
  • On behalf of the Warsaw University Library, we encourage you to try (testing period until June 9) a tool that makes writing scientific texts in English easier. Writefull improves grammar, punctuation, spelling and style of scientific texts, suggests corrections in sentence structure, suggests vocabulary characteristic for a given discipline and detects places in the text where citations are missing / link
  • We invite you to submit your own publications for the International Rotamaster Witold Pilecki Award competition. The prize will be awarded in the following categories: 1) Academic historical book – the best monograph or synthesis on the Polish experience of confrontation with two totalitarianisms in the twentieth century, 2) Historical reportage – a story about the Polish experience of confrontation with two totalitarianisms in the twentieth century (also included are biographies, collections of accounts, memoirs or correspondence by witnesses of history), 3) Special prize for war correspondents. The competition is open to books published in 2020 (in Polish or English). Each category will be awarded a prize of PLN 75,000 and a commemorative statuette. The deadline for submissions is June 13, 2021 / link


PUBLICATIONS

  • Bartłomiej Bednarek, The Myth of Lycurgus in Aeschylus, Naevius, and beyond, Brill, Mnemosyne Supplements 441, Leiden-Boston 2021, pp. 249
  • Bartłomiej Bednarek, “Andersen’s code: Aristophanic obscenity in Thumbelina”. Classica et Mediaevalia. Danish Journal of Philology and History 69 (2021): 149-155
  • Patrycja Czarnecka, Wojciech Milej, Agata Niedzielska (red. nauk.) Obyczaje i życie codzienne na przestrzeni dziejów – studia przypadków. Wydawnictwa UW 2021


IN THE MEDIA

  • Alexander Sarantis / „If you could meet and interview one person from Byzantine history, who would it be and why?” / podcast Byzantium & Friends / link
  • Alexander Sarantis / Raiders, marauders, ravagers, and pirates: their impact on Byzantine life / podcast Byzantium & Friends / link

May 19, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • May 20, 2021, 5:00 pm / The Department of Sociology invites you to a seminar at which Stanisław Witecki (IH UJ) will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Catholic clergy in the First Republic – problems and methods of research’. Introductory speaker: Marta Bucholc (WS UW) / details
  • May 21, 2021, 12:00 pm / The Institute of Social Studies, University of Warsaw, invites you to a discussion with the participation of Prof. Mirosław Kofta and Prof. Wiesław Baruła, entitled “The Conspiracy Theory of the Round Table”. “Conspiracy theory of the Round Table ’89 and contemporary political divisions in Poland” / link to meeting, abstract of speech (pl) (Zoom, Meeting ID: 820 7467 8603, Passcode: 21ybQc)


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Announcement of the ‘New Ideas’ competition in Priority Research Area IV. Research or research and teaching staff holding at least a doctoral degree and included in the N number may apply for support in the amount of PLN 30 000 to PLN 100 000. An applicant may also be a team of employees, the manager of which has at least a doctoral degree and is counted among the N number. The call for projects falling within the themes of POB IV runs from 18.05 to 17.06.2021. Project duration: until 28 February 2023. Electronic submission of applications / more information
  • August Grabski, PhD, has been awarded a teaching grant within the 4EUplus alliance. Out of 47 submitted applications in the second edition of the 4EU+ competition, the Managing Committee decided to finance 30 projects. Among those awarded was Professor Grabski’s project “Jewish Identities in Changing Europe: Challenges, Problems and the Burden of the Past” / link
  • The editors of the journal Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, sectio F “Historia” invite you to publish your articles. The journal is an indexed, peer-reviewed, academic yearbook whose articles are available on an open-access basis. The journal aims to solicit high quality, previously unpublished articles, review articles, reviews, and materials in the field of history. The preferred languages of publication are Polish and English. Texts written in congressional languages are also accepted. The journal currently has 70 points on the ministerial list of journals / more


NOMINATIONS, HONOURS

  • Piotr M. Majewski has been honoured by the Czech Academy of Sciences with the highest Czech scientific award, the František Palacký Medal, for services to historical research. Congratulations!
  • Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò, Ph.D., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Cooperation Initiative at The Society of Biblical Literature. Mr Dean has been elected for a second term. Congratulations!
  • Grażyna Szelągowska was elected a member of the Scientific Society of Warsaw (TNW). The Society consists of  scholars from the Warsaw scientific community. Congratulations!

May 12, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • May 10-16, 2021 / International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo / sessions under the CRAC UW grant project / paid participation / program / details
  • May 12, 2021, 4:00 pm / lecture by Tadeusz Rutkowski, Ph.D., “Pańska, szlachecka, faszystowska. Poland in Soviet propaganda, culture and historiography 1917-1945” / link to the meeting, more
  • May 13, 2021, 12:00 pm / online paper by Anna Szczepańska titled. “Solidarity, a French perspective, forty years later” / recorded meeting, link to recording
  • May 13, 2021, 7:00 p.m. / “Scholarships for research on the Napoleonic era – a workshop on funding doctoral studies/research in France” / link
  • May 14-15, 2021 / “Remembering the Napoleonic Era Past and Present. A scientific conference on the bicentenary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte (1821-2021)” / details / link to registration


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Among the nominees for the POLITYKA History Awards in the categories: memoirs, sources and debuts were several people connected with our Faculty: Marek Barański, Anna Dobrowolska and our graduates and former students: Andrzej Friszke, Jan Grabowski, Maciej Łubieński, Anna Smółka, Joanna Wawrzyniak, Zofia Zakrzewska. Congratulations! / link
  • Ordinance of the Rector of the University of Warsaw simplifying the employment procedure for the position of University Professor / link to detailed criteria (tab „Konkursy/ awanse/ przeniesienia” – > „Kryteria dotyczące zatrudnienia na stanowisku profesora uczelni” – only in polish)
  • In the 13th edition of the “Patriotism of Tomorrow” competition a grant was awarded to the project entitled “Warsaw Historians in the 20th Century”, submitted by the Friends of the Warsaw Historical Institute Scientific Foundation “Klio”. In the 13th edition of the “Patriotism of Tomorrow” competition a subsidy was awarded to the project “Historians in Warsaw in the 20th Century. Between science and public service. A digital archive of the Warsaw University History Department”. The granted grant amounts to 56 000 PLN / link
  • Piotr Węcowski, PhD, was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the Centre for Medieval Studies in Prague / link
  • The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw invites you to submit your biographies and articles for the volume “Women and Youth” as part of the project “Bound by History. Polish-Jewish relations in Polish lands” / details


PUBLICATIONS

  • Michał Leśniewski, “The Zulu-Boer War 1837-1840” / link


IN THE MEDIA

  • dr hab., prof. ucz. Robert Wiśniewski / “Celibacy, strange hairstyles, hierarchy – the rise and professionalization of the clergy” / Radio Science / link
  • dr Piotr Okniński / Review of the book by Adam Leszczyński titled “People’s History of Poland”. “People’s history of Poland” / link
  • dr Jacek Kordel / Polish Radio Pr. I
    • “Genesis of liberum veto and history of its application” / link
    • “What did King Stanislaw August stock up on? History of a unique store” / link
    • “Positively accepted by Old Polish society” / link
  • dr hab. Błażej Brzostek / podcast series “Is Warsaw…” / link
  • dr hab. Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò / conversation in “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna” / link (paid access)

May 6, 2021


ANNOUNCEMENTS

May 5, 2021


INVITATIONS

  • (Reminder) May 6, 2021 6:00 pm / The first meeting of our faculty’s “Historians on Books” series. We will talk about the book entitled. “Humanities at the University of Warsaw. The first century 1816-1915”. The discussion will be led by: Prof. Joanna Schiller-Walicka IHN PAN (author of the book), Prof. Jolanta Sikorska-Kulesza, Prof. Mirosław Filipowicz. The meeting will be hosted by: Artur Markowski, PhD / link to the meeting
  • May 17, 2021, 6:30 pm, the 9th Gender History Seminar “What do we know about wartime families? A critical diagnosis of the state of knowledge and research proposals”. The paper will be given by Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, PhD / link to the meeting (ZOOM, Meeting ID: 862 3777 0537 Passcode: 030517)
  • 27-28 May 2021. IX National Student-Doctoral Conference of Modern Historians “Studies on the Society of Modern Europe” / details


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • On May 8, 2021, at 12:00, there will be an online meeting dedicated to the study of Judaic Studies (master degree). Please pass this information on to all those who might be interested in studying this subject / link to the meeting
  • The National Center for Science invites you to submit proposals in the Opus21 and Prelude20 competitions. Applications can be submitted until June 15 this year at 16:00 (UW until June 7) / details
  • The Open University of the UW begins accepting course applications for the first trimester of the 2021/2022 academic year. Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. / details / submissions
  • The textbook “Europe. Our History” (“Europa. Unsere Geschichte”) nominated for the prestigious Textbook of the Year 2020 award in Germany. The publication is a collective work, but Prof. Grażyna Szelągowska and Prof. Piotr Szlanta contributed to its creation. Congratulations! / details
  • We encourage you to participate in the University Publications Support Program. Its aim is to subsidize scientific publications that may contribute to improving the UW parametric score in the upcoming evaluation / details
  • The Janusz Kurtyka Foundation has extended the deadline for applications for the 5th edition of the Janusz Kurtyka Award. Research papers in the humanities, social sciences or legal sciences whose subject matter corresponds to the theme of “The Hitler-Stalin Pact. Genesis and consequences of the German-Soviet alliance” may be submitted until May 10, 2021 / details


IN THE MEDIA

  • Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò, PhD, “Autonomy of universities and science without political and business influence is in everyone’s interest” / Dziennik Gazeta Prawna of 30 April 2021 / link to the article (Polish, paid access)
  • – Prof. Grażyna Szelągowska, “Margaret I (1353-1412) Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden” / Polityka’s Historical Aide of 23 February 2021 / link to article (Polish, paid access)
  • – Prof. Grażyna Szelągowska, Prof. Krystyna Szelągowska, “The New Scandinavian Order” / Polity’s Historical Aide of June 2, 2020. / link to article (Polish, paid access)

April 28, 2021

We encourage you to send us (at promocja.wh@uw.edu.pl) latest news about events, publications, achievements and any other information that could be included in the next edition of the service.


INVITATIONS

  • April 29, 2021, 1:25 p.m. / webinar organized, among others, by UOTT UW “Legal aspects of sharing research data” and “ABC of intellectual property during studies” / details
  • April 29, 2021, 5:30 p.m. / lecture by Prof. Marek A. Janicki “Who saved for posterity “Cronica conflictus Wladislai Regis Poloniae cum Cruciferis anne Christi 1410″? The mystery of the 1506 Kórnik Library manuscript” as part of the Brygida Kürbis Seminar / link to meeting Meeting ID: 969 4259 2164, Passcode: mwW3eB
  • May 6, 2021, 6:00 p.m. / first meeting in our faculty-organized “Historians on Books” series. We will talk about the book entitled. “Humanities at the University of Warsaw. The first century 1816-1915”. The discussion will be led by: Prof. Joanna Schiller-Walicka IHN PAN (author of the book), Prof. Jolanta Sikorska-Kulesza, Prof. Mirosław Filipowicz. The meeting will be hosted by: Artur Markowski, PhD / meeting on FB profile of the Faculty of History
  • 21-22 May 2021 / 16th Students’ Conference on Antiquity “Ave atque vale. Greetings and partings in antiquity” / details
  • 30 April 2021, 5:00 p.m. / The Modern History Section of the UW Historians’ Student Research Group and the Modern Art Section of the SHS UJ SC invite you to the student-doctoral conference “Art and Court Life in the Modern Era” / link to the meeting
  • We invite you to participate in the fourth edition of the Karol Modzelewski Historical Book of the Year Competition – Award of the Directors of Historical Institutes in Poland / application and rules


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Lemmermann Foundation Fellowship for faculty, doctoral and graduate students conducting research in the humanities. The research topic must relate to Rome and Roman culture of any period. Applications due May 31, 2021 / details
  • We would like to inform you that the second edition of the IDUB competition within the framework of the activity “Promotion of scientific research” has awarded 12 projects out of 40 submitted. One of the winners is the project led by Dr. Julia Doroszewska from our department, entitled “Different ways to the past”. One of the winners is a project led by Julia Doroszewska, PhD, from our department, entitled “Different Ways to the Past”, which promotes groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research on antiquity. Congratulations to all involved in this project! / details
  • We invite you to familiarize yourself with the current offer of trainings and courses for academic teachers under the ZIP and IDUB programs. Topics include “Designing and conducting classes using the workshop method – train-the-trainer training”, “Remote written and oral exams – preparing for sessions” or “What competence model for teachers at the beginning of their academic career?”. The full offer, along with dates and links to registration, is available under the following link
  • The Janusz Kurtyka Foundation invites you to participate in the 5th edition of the Janusz Kurtyka Award Competition. The theme of this year’s edition is: “The Hitler-Stalin Pact. Origin and consequences of the German-Soviet alliance”. The competition consists of a scientific paper in the humanities, social sciences or legal sciences that corresponds to the theme of this year’s edition. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2021 / details


NOMINATIONS

  • April 21, 2021 the Senate of the University of Warsaw has given a positive opinion on the applications for the employment of our employees: Jacek Rzepka, Ph.D., Piotr Ugniewski, Ph.D., Marek Węcowski, Ph.D., Marcin Zaremba, Ph.
  • Four employees of the Faculty of History have been recognized with the Rector’s Award for research and teaching achievements. They are: Konrad Bobiatyński, PhD, Artur Markowski, PhD, Paweł Nowakowski and Monika Polit, PhD. Congratulations!


IN THE MEDIA

  • Jan Błachnio, MA, How often were weapons of mass destruction used during World War I? / podcast Radio TOK FM
  • Marcin Zaremba, PhD, Willa pana sekretarza, “Polityka” No. 17, 21.04-26.04.2021 / link to article (paid access)


OTHER

  • We encourage you to read the guide on preventing sexual harassment at the University / more / guide
  • We would like to inform you that employees and students of the University of Warsaw going abroad, their family members and accompanying persons can join the insurance on preferential terms for the period of the trip / details

April, 21 2021

We encourage you to send us (at promocja.wh@uw.edu.pl) latest news about events, publications, achievements and any other information that could be included in the next edition of the service.


INVITATIONS


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Trainings for researchers and doctoral students organized by the University Library in Warsaw
  • The latest issue of the semi-annual “Clepsydra” magazine
  • April 24, 2021. History Department will participate in the UW Open Day online / Open Day page / Facebook event
  • Information about the creation of the Digital Archive of the Archdiocese of Cracow, where the most valuable archives related to the Archdiocese of Cracow will be available online
  • We invite you to familiarize yourself with the current offer of trainings and courses for academic teachers under the ZIP and IDUB programs. Topics include “Designing and conducting classes using the workshop method – train-the-trainer training”, “Remote written and oral exams – preparing for sessions” or “What competence model for teachers at the beginning of their academic career?”. The full offer, along with dates and links to registration, is available under the following link

 


NOMINATIONS

  • We are pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Michał Leśniewski has been conferred the title of Professor of Humanities by the President of Poland. Congratulations!


PUBLICATIONS


IN THE MEDIA

  • A conversation between Prof. Robert Wisniewski and Dr. Marta Szada about Peter Brown’s book “The Cult of the Saints. Birth and Role in Latin Christianity” Facebook
  • Conversation with Artur Kula, M.A., Ph.D. student in the PR program “Where is Mr. Cogito”, about the abolition of serfdom on the Polish lands under the Russian partition