• KL Gusen - the forgotten camp | wywiad

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    KL Gusen - the forgotten camp | wywiad

  • Memory Wars

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    Memory Wars

    Podiumsdiskussion mit Eldad Beck, Andreas Nachama, Karolina Wigura, Jan C. Behrends und Mateusz Fałkowski.

  • Zeuge - Geschichte - Erinnerung

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    Zeuge - Geschichte - Erinnerung

    Zeuge – Geschichte – Erinnerung Andrzej Pilecki, Jochen Böhler und Hanna Radziejowska im Gespräch Samstag, 1 Februar 2020, 13-15 Uhr Pilecki-Institut Berlin, Pariser Platz 4a Eintritt frei

  • Behinds the scenes of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau | article

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    Behinds the scenes of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau | article

    "The question is often asked how it was possible that the descendants of Heine and Goethe were able to subject other nations in the heart of Europe to such a terrible fate in the first half of the 20th century". Article by Professor Tadeusz Panecki.

  • Orden des Weißen Adlers für Zofia Posmysz

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    Orden des Weißen Adlers für Zofia Posmysz

    61 Jahre nach der Uraufführung des Radiohörspiels "Die Passagierin der Kabine 45" wurde Zofia Posmysz-Piasecka nun mit dem Orden des Weißen Adlers (das höchste Ehrenzeichen in Polen, dessen Geschichte bis auf die Erste Republik zurückgeht) ausgezeichnet.

  • The end of Auschwitz | interview

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    The end of Auschwitz | interview

    How did the liberation proceed? In what condition were the surviving prisoners found? An interview with Prof. Witold Stankowski on the day of liberation and the preceding months.

  • Wannsee Memorandum

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    Wannsee Memorandum

    The Standards of Management and Commemoration of the former German Concentration and Extermination Camps (signed on 7th April 2017).

  • Wie die Ładoś-Gruppe 1942 die Welt wachrütteln wollte

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    Wie die Ładoś-Gruppe 1942 die Welt wachrütteln wollte

    Bereits 1942: Die ersten Meldungen über den systematisch durchgeführten Judenmord. Polnische Botschafter in Bern, die unter der Obhut von Alexander Ładoś gefälschte Pässe ausstellten, um Menschen jüdischer Herkunft zu retten, möchten die Welt aufrütteln.

  • Rolf Brockschmidt im Tagesspiegel über unsere Ausstellung

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    Rolf Brockschmidt im Tagesspiegel über unsere Ausstellung

    Rolf Brockschmidt bescheinigt unserer Ausstellung im "Tagesspiegel"  eine "differenzierte Darstellung", die "gerade deutschen Besuchern" hilft "ein tieferes Verständnis für die polnische Sicht auf zwei totalitäre Systeme des 20. Jahrhunderts zu entwickeln"

  • 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. "The camp system was changing all the time" | interview

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    75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. "The camp system was changing all the time" | interview

    An interview with Nikolaus Wachsmann, Professor in Modern European History at the Birkbeck University of London and author of “KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps”.

  • Meinen Freunden, den Juden - Gedenkkonzert anlässlich des 75. Jahrestages der Befreiung des KZ Auschwitz

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    Meinen Freunden, den Juden - Gedenkkonzert anlässlich des 75. Jahrestages der Befreiung des KZ Auschwitz

    Anlässlich des 75. Jahrestages der Befreiung des KZ Auschwitz veranstaltet das Pilecki-Institut ein Gedenkkonzert, dessen Titel an den unmittelbar nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg entstandenen avantgardistischen Collagenzyklus von Władysław Strzemiński anknüpft.

  • Pilecki Institute short-term research grant

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    Pilecki Institute short-term research grant

    We are looking for researchers worldwide, representing disciplines in the humanities and social sciences to carry out their own research projects and who will contribute with their approaches, perspectives and new ideas.

  • Why did the Second World War begin in Poland? | interview

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    Why did the Second World War begin in Poland? | interview

    What was the cause of the outbreak of the greatest armed conflict in human history? There is no place for manipulation. We speak with sovietologist Professor Marek Kornat about the genesis of World War II and the duties of academics in dealing with facts.

  • The Premiere of the “Passports to Life” Exhibition in Israel

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    The Premiere of the “Passports to Life” Exhibition in Israel

    Acting in cooperation with the Polish Institute in Tel Aviv, the Pilecki Institute organized an exhibition entitled “Passports to Life” about the group headed by Aleksander Ładoś. The exposition can be viewed at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center.

  • The long-awaited publication of the 'Ładoś list'

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    The long-awaited publication of the 'Ładoś list'

    The Pilecki Institute has published a list of 3,262 names of Jews who were in possession of so called ‘Ładoś passports’, named after the Polish ambassador to Switzerland in 1940-45.

  • Pilecki Fellowship | call for application

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    Pilecki Fellowship | call for application

    The fellowship is awarded to both senior and junior researchers, representing disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, especially modern history, sociology, political science, international relations, law studies and political philosophy.

  • Translation project coordinator (full-time position in Warsaw).

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    Translation project coordinator (full-time position in Warsaw).

    The Pilecki Institute, a recently-established research and cultural institution, is currently looking for candidates for the position of TRANSLATION PROJECT COORDINATOR (full-time position in Warsaw).

  • Pilecki Institute awarded Golden BohaterON prize!

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    Pilecki Institute awarded Golden BohaterON prize!

    We received the award in the “Institute” category for the our “overall work in 2018 in disseminating the 20th century history of Poland and particularly the individual testimonies of witnesses to the atrocities committed in occupied Poland during the Secon

  • Results of the Competition for Exercising Modernity project

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    Results of the Competition for Exercising Modernity project

  • The Volunteer. Witold Pilecki and his Mission in Auschwitz | exhibition

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    The Volunteer. Witold Pilecki and his Mission in Auschwitz | exhibition

    We have presented a story hitherto unknown and untold outside Poland – that of Pilecki’s mission to Auschwitz.

  • The opening of the Berlin branch

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    The opening of the Berlin branch

    The Berlin branch of the Pilecki Institute was opened in September 2019. The choice of date was by no means random – exactly 80 years ago the German invasion of Poland started a conflict which impacted the fte of the entire world.

  • Open call | Ćwiczenie nowoczesności / Exercising modernity / Modernität üben / לתרגל מודרניזם

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    Open call | Ćwiczenie nowoczesności / Exercising modernity / Modernität üben / לתרגל מודרניזם

    The call for participants of Academy Exercising Modernity 2019: The Commons & Communities is now open!