On August 1, 1944, the underground army in Warsaw was comprised of 36,500 mobilised Home Army soldiers - including about 32,500 in Warsaw and about 4,000 in suburban areas.
100 years ago, on 28th July 1914, one month after the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were shot dead in Sarajevo by Gavrillo Princip, Austia-Hungary declared war on Serbia which did not approve an ultimatum given by Austria-Hungary.
The Memory of Nations Awards will be presented in the National Theatre in Prague to individuals whose actions help to prove that honour, freedom, and human dignity are not just empty words. The nominees include twenty individuals from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, and Poland. The winners will be announced during a gala on 17 November in Prague.
STUDY TRIP - INFO
Date: 29.08 - 14.09.2014
Participants: up to 20 people aged 18-28
Route: Gdańsk, Warsaw, Budapest, Timişoara, Sopron, Bratislava, Prague and Berlin
Professor Małgorzata Omilanowska was apppointed the new Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland. She was Under-secretary of State in the Ministry of Culture since 2012. She was appointed Minister of Culture after her predecessor, Bogdan Zdrojewski, became Member of European Parliament in May 2014.
The special issue of Remembrance and Solidarity. Studies in 20th Century European History has just been published online. This issue is entirely devoted to the changes of 1989 and their legacy.
How to talk in an interesting way to the young people about the events which took place 25 years ago and changed the history of Europe?
European Network Remembrance and Solidarity has launched a unique project in order to foster cooperation of research centers, NGOs, museums, galleries and memorials dedicated to the previous century.