Upper Silesia in the age of the ethnically homogenous nation-state, 1939-49

  • Polish University Abroad, POSK Building, 3rd Floor 238-246 King Street London, W6 0RF UK

 Twentieth Century Polish History Seminar

Upper Silesia in the age of the ethnically homogenous nation-state, 1939-49  - Dr Hugo Service (Oxford University)

Convenor: Prof. Michael Fleming

The seminar takes place at the Polish University Abroad, POSK building, 3rd Floor, 238-246 King Street, London W6 0RF one Wednesday each month at 6.15pm (twice in November).

The seminar will be especially useful for students reading MA or PhD degrees in history or cognate disciplines. All are welcome, but those wishing to participate should contact Michael Fleming prior to each seminar as places are strictly limited – fleming_m11@hotmail.com 

Other events in this series include:

  •  16 October 2013 - Dr Wojciech Rappak (University College London) Karski story and Karski history: similarities and differences
  • 6 November 2013 -  Dr Anthony Kemp-Welch (University of East Anglia, Norwich) Poland and the Brezhnev Doctrine, 1968-1989
  • 20 November 2013 - Professor Anita Prażmowska (London School of Economics) Gomułka's Underground activities between 1943 and 1945
  • 22 January 2014 - Dr Mikolaj Kunicki (St Antony’s College, Oxford University) Nationalism for All Seasons: Bolesław Piasecki and Polish Communists
  • 19 February 2014 - Dr Halik Kochanski (Independent scholar - author of ‘The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War’) Poland's place in the Grand Alliance during the Second World War
  • 19 March 2014 - Prof. Michael Fleming (Polish University Abroad, London) Polish intelligence about Auschwitz: A further challenge to the elusiveness narrative