Media Library - Instytut Pileckiego

  • Pilecki Discussions (no. 1) | Youth, Social Media and Cyberwarfare in the Russia-Ukraine War

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    Pilecki Discussions (no. 1) | Youth, Social Media and Cyberwarfare in the Russia-Ukraine War

    The Pilecki Discussions on the History and Legacy of Totalitarianism seek to bring together experts from East-Central Europe to discuss and debate issues of common concern in 20th century and contemporary histories of the former Eastern Bloc.

  • Video | Totalitarianism Across History and Disciplines | conference

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    Video | Totalitarianism Across History and Disciplines | conference

    The history of confronting totalitarianism, both as a personal and a collective experience, delivers a universal message in the face of contemporary challenges of radical political evil.

  • Video | The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 - causes, dimensions and consequences

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    Video | The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 - causes, dimensions and consequences

  • Wywiad z Carmelą S. Fonbueną | Międzynarodowa Nagroda im. Witolda Pileckiego

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    Wywiad z Carmelą S. Fonbueną | Międzynarodowa Nagroda im. Witolda Pileckiego

    We begin a series of discussions with authors nominated for the Witold Pilecki International Book Award. Meet Carmela S. Fonbuena, whose book "Marawi Seige. Stories from the Front Lines" is nominated for the Prize in the 3rd category for contemporary war c

  • The Volunteer | an interview with Jack Fairweather

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    The Volunteer | an interview with Jack Fairweather

    A conversation with Jack Fairweather, the author of the bestselling biography of Witold Pilecki entitled “The Volunteer”, recorded to mark the anniversary of Pilecki’s arrest during a round-up in the streets of Warsaw, 19 September 1940.

  • The war in Ukraine – the Pilecki Institute’s debate

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    The war in Ukraine – the Pilecki Institute’s debate

    Russia’s invasion brings war to Europe on a scale unknown to us since WWII. We invite you to listen to the expert discussion on the situation in Ukraine.

  • The Road to the Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference - 80 years later

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    The Road to the Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference - 80 years later

    We invite you to listen to the podcast „The Road to the ‘Final Solution’: The Wannsee conference – 80 years later” in which Alina Nowobilska from the Pilecki Institute talked to Dr. Nicholas Terry.

  • An interview with Carlos Sardiña Galache | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

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    An interview with Carlos Sardiña Galache | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

    One category of the Witold Pilecki International Book Award is devoted to contemporary war correspondents. Among the nominees in this category is Carlos Sardiña Galache – the author of the book "The Burmese Labyrinth: A History of Rohingya Tragedy".

  • An interview with Myra MacDonald | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

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    An interview with Myra MacDonald | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

    Listen to our interview with Myra MacDonald, the author of White as the Shroud. India, Pakistan and War on the Frontiers of Kashmir, nominated for the Witold Pilecki International Book Award in the third category for contemporary war correspondents.

  • An interview with Danielle Vella | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

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    An interview with Danielle Vella | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

    Danielle Vella is the author of "Dying to Live. Stories from Refugees on the Road to Freedom", nominated from the Witold Pilecki International Book Award in the 3rd category for contemporary war correspondents. Listen to what she has to say!

  • An interview with Christina Lamb | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

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    An interview with Christina Lamb | Witold Pilecki International Book Award

    Meet Christina Lamb, the author of “Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: What War Does to Women”, who is nominated for the Witold Pilecki International Book Award in category III for contemporary war correspondents.

  • 17 September 1939, the Soviet invasion of Poland

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    17 September 1939, the Soviet invasion of Poland

    What did the Soviet invasion of Poland look like? Was it a complete surprise to the Polish army and civilians? On the 82nd anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland, we encourage you to watch Alina Nowobilska’s interview with the Prof. Evan Mawdsley.

  • September 1939, the German invasion of Poland: In conversation with Roger Moorhouse

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    September 1939, the German invasion of Poland: In conversation with Roger Moorhouse

    How did the German propaganda present the invasion of Poland? And what did it actually look like? Watch the unique archival footage from the beginning of World War II and our interview with the British writer and historian Roger Moorhouse.

  • World War II: Witnesses and Memory | Part 3: Memory Wars

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    World War II: Witnesses and Memory | Part 3: Memory Wars

    The third and last instalment of the “World War II: Witnesses and Memory” series organized jointly by the Pilecki Institute and the National WWII Museum in New Orleans.

  • The Polish Underground and the Jews | online webinar

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    The Polish Underground and the Jews | online webinar

    Prof. Joshua Zimmerman from Yeshiva University will present the situation of the Polish Underground State in the context of the extermination policies introduced by Nazi Germany, and its reaction to the Holocaust of European Jews.

  • Secret Diplomacy. Diverse Ways to Rescue Jews | Duty and Compassion

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    Secret Diplomacy. Diverse Ways to Rescue Jews | Duty and Compassion

    Diplomacy is one of the tools of the state. Do the activities of individual diplomats and diplomatic posts testify to the countries’ varied attitudes towards the Holocaust?

  • Wartime Diplomacy How Governments Responded to the Holocaust roundtable | Duty and Compassion

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    Wartime Diplomacy How Governments Responded to the Holocaust roundtable | Duty and Compassion

    Diplomacy is one of the tools of the state. Do the activities of individual diplomats and diplomatic posts testify to the countries’ varied attitudes towards the Holocaust?

  • The Voice of Survivors | Duty and Compassion

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    The Voice of Survivors | Duty and Compassion

    Chris Pleasance (“Daily Mail”) interviews Heidi Fishman – daughter of the Holocaust Survivor Ruth “Tutti” Fishman née Lichtenstern.