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The Center for Medieval Studies (CMS) in Prague was established in 1998 following an agreement between the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University in Prague. Its mission is to support broad and interdisciplinary medieval studies. The CMS pays special attention to scientific publications. CMS is committed to broad international cooperation, it organizes and supports scientific…
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We are approaching a spring weekend rich in historical anniversaries. Because of the pandemic, it is devoid of joint patriotic demonstrations. It is more a time for reflection on history. The patriotic and festive weekend begins with International Workers' Solidarity Day, known as Labour Day, celebrated in Poland and around the world on May 1 for 130 years, as a symbolic commemoration of the workers' protests in Chicago…
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The Flag Day of the Republic of Poland is a holiday established in 2004. Ewa Karolina Cichocka talks to prof. dr hab. Beata Możejko from the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk about the heraldic meaning of the Polish flag's colours. - We think that we know what the colours of our flag mean, but according to heraldry the answer is probably not that simple. What do the red and white colours mean? - Heraldry,…
academic life
The competition for the post of Chairman of the Institute of National Remembrance was won yesterday by dr Karol Nawrocki, a graduate of the Institute of History of the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk, the former Director of the World War II Museum in Gdańsk. There were 5 candidates for the post of the President of the Institute of National Remembrance: dr Adam Buława, dr Marek Chrzanowski, dr Karol…
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Applications for the competition for the best debut book of the year in the field of contemporary history, concerning the period 1939-1989, announced by the prof. Tomasz Strzembosz Foundation in cooperation with the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences will be accepted until the end of April. The Foundation aims to promote reliable and objective presentation of history and to popularise the…
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Being human in different epochs and cultures is the title of a series of seven online lectures organised by the Pomeranian Philosophical and Theological Society. The speakers will be mainly scholars from the Faculty of History and Philology of the University of Gdańsk. It will begin on April 15 at 7 p.m. The first lecture of the series entitled The Gdansk real and imaginary world in the 17th century will be given by…
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A scholarship funded by the Bavarian State Chancellery for a research stay in Würzburg was awarded to dr Karol Kłodziński from the Faculty of History UG. Dr Karol Kłodziński took part in the competition for the Polish Historical Mission scholarship funded by the Bavarian State Chancellery. The scholarship will be used for a research stay in 2021 in a project entitled Otto Hirschfeld (1843-1922) as a researcher of Roman…
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Dr hab. Tarzycjusz Buliński prof. UG from the Faculty of History of UG became a member of the Jury of the B. Malinowski Prize for the best book in the field of ethnology and anthropology published in the years 2019-2020 - 'I perceive the choice made by the members of the Committee of Ethnological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences as a kind of trust on their part,' - he said. Dr hab. Tarzycjusz Buliński prof. UG…
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The prestigious Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship was awarded to mgr Iwona Flis from the PhD School in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Gdańsk, preparing, under the supervision of dr hab. Anna Mazurkiewicz, prof. UG from the Faculty of History at the University of Gdańsk, a dissertation on the Polish Scientific Institute in America. The Kosciuszko Foundation Poland has been operating since 2010. It…
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140 researchers from Poland and abroad will discuss medieval Europe during the online conference IV MECERN (Medieval Central Europe Research Network) on April 7-9 at the University of Gdańsk. The cooperation project of people scientifically engaged in medieval studies, especially of the Central European area, was established in Budapest at the Central European University in 2014. - 'Its idea is to build scientific…
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The Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk hosted prof. dr hab. Wiktor Horobec from the Institute of History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kyiv and the laureate of the 2020 Ivan Vyhovsky Prize. Prof. dr. hab. Viktor Horobec is an internationally renowned and experienced researcher-historian and educator. He is a laureate of the Ivan Vyhovsky Prize, awarded since 2014, which honours…
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, Transport from a historical perspective will be the topic of the meeting, to which you are invited by the Academic PhD Club of History of the University of Gdańsk. The National Student-Doctoral Research Conference will take place on March 19, 2021, online. Three years ago, when the first conference was organised, it was thought that it would not be a…
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, Ewa Karolina Cichocka talks to prof. dr hab. Beata Możejko from the Faculty of History, co-organiser of the next academic conference entitled 'Celebrities of the past eras. Scandals, secrets, romances and other excesses.' - It is hard to believe how eventful the lives of former celebrities were. Infidelities, illegitimate offspring, high-profile…
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Open meetings in the form of scientific cafés bring the scientific activities of university staff closer to a wider audience. In the next part of the series of meetings, a lecture entitled 'Influential women in past times: warriors, rulers, celebrities' will be presented by prof. dr hab. Beata Możejko from the Historical Faculty of UG. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 18:00, via MS Teams…
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, What do we not know about the greats of this world? What did Ramses II, Nero, Bona Sforza, Sigismund II Augustus, Isabella d'Este, Napoleon Bonaparte, Teofila Radziwiłł and others hide? This is what we will find out during a two-day conference entitled Celebrities of past eras and their scandals, secrets, love affairs and other excesses, which will…
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, The Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk is hosting prof. dr hab. Wiktor Horobec from the Institute of History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kyiv. The scholar is a laureate of the Ivan Vyhovsky Prize for 2020. Prof. dr. hab. Wiktor Horobec is an internationally renowned and experienced researcher-historian and…
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, Dr Karol Kłodziński from the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk has become a specialist member of the Committee on Ancient Culture Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences for the term 2021-2024. For more than two years, the scientist has participated in archaeological works and discoveries in North Africa. In addition to dr Karol…
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, The Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge launched the new research program aimed at increasing understanding of Baltic geopolitics and the role of Great Britain in it. Within the scope of this program, Faculty of History UG has been the founding member of Baltics Programme Network connecting leading universities and research…
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On the photograph, from the left: dr Wacław Kulczykowski  and Mateusz Sokalszczuk. , Archeologist dr Wacław Kulczykowski from the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk and software developer Mateusz Sokalszczuk from Scriptwelder Studio were selected finalists of the current, 16th edition of the Popularizer of Science 2020…
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, Dr. hab. Mirosław Kruk, prof. UG, form the Institute of Art History of the Faculty of History at the University of Gdańsk, received the award for extraordinary achievements in art sciences, art history category. The award is granted by the Art Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN). The Art Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy…
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‘Waterworks!’ is a free strategy game on PC about Grudziądz water supply system of the old days. The idea originated from another cooperation between dr Wacław Kulczykowski from the Faculty of History of the University of Gdańsk and Mateusz ‘scriptwelder’ Soklaszczuk. The game is based on historical and archeological research findings, conducted by dr Wacław Kulczykowski at the Faculty of History of the University of…