Lectures accompanying the exhibition "In King Matt’s Poland"
A series of expert lectures accompanying the exhibition "In King Matt’s Poland". The 100th Anniversary of Regaining Independence. The lectures will be dedicated to the issues of freedom, power, diversity, responsibility and citizenship — values that are key in case of a newly established state. We will discuss the way Polish independence affected the lives of Polish Jews.
- Independence for Whom? Jews and the New Political Order in Eastern Europe after 1918 - Prof. David Engel (29 November 2018)
- Equality: in law and in life. The question of equal rights for women in the Second Polish Republic - Prof. Katarzyna Sierakowska (13 December 2018)
- Civic attitude - how to develop one? Janusz Korczak’s pedagogical experiences - Marta Ciesielska (17 January 2019)
- Two Fatherlands? Right-Wing Zionism and the Politics of National Belonging in Interwar Poland - Prof. Daniel Kupfert Heller (7 February 2019)
- Loyalty. Jews and the Army: between integration and exclusion – Dr Christhardt Henschel (7 March 2019)
- Minority rights – how did the Second Polish Republic cope with them? - Dr Stephan Stach (4 April 2019)
- Diversity – an opportunity or a failure? Jewish schools in the Second Republic of Poland - Anna Szyba (9 May 2019)
- Modernity: The YIVO Institute and Modern Jewish Culture in Interwar Poland - Cecile E. Kuznitz (6 June 2019)