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We invite you to the next seminar within the Genealogies of Memory series, which will take place in Warsaw on 19 September. Ivited speakers: Kenshi Fukumoto and Hisashi Shigematsu.

Reading the Texts of Tadeusz Isakowicz-Zaleski
Kenshi Fukumoto, Kwansei Gakuin University

Kenshi Fukumoto is Assistant Professor at Kwansei Gakuin University. Now he is preparing doctoral thesis, "Medical Doctors Toward Social and Ethnic Problems in Poland 1905-1919". Recently he has published Robotnicy Łodzi drugiej połowy XIX wieku. Nowe kierunki badawcze (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017), with Kamil Śmiechowski and Marta Sikorska-Kowalska. He is also researching the discourse over 'the massacres in Volhynia' in 1943 to analyze the relationship between Poland, Ukraine and Russia in memory politics.

Evaluations Unsettled: Historical Views of the Genocide Centre and the International Commission in Lithuania
Hisashi Shigematsu, University of Tokyo

Hisashi Shigematsu is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo. He specializes in modern and contemporary history of Lithuania and area studies. He is now writing a Ph.D. dissertation dealing with political movements and Jewish minority in Lithuania from the 1930s to the 1940s.


  • dr Zuzanna Bogumił, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology APS
  • prof. dr hab. Tomasz Stryjek, Collegium Civitas
  • dr Joanna Wawrzyniak, Institute of Sociology UW


  • dr hab. Małgorzata Głowacka-Grajper

Seminar will be in English

Date: 19 September 2017, 15:00
Venue: Warsaw, PAN, Pałac Staszica, Nowy Świat 72, room 200



Organisers: Małgorzata Głowacka-Grajper (IS UW), Małgorzata Pakier (ENRS), Joanna Wawrzyniak (IS UW), Karolina Wigura (IS UW)

The Genealogies of Memory seminars are organised by Social Memory Laboratory of Institute of Sociology UW and European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

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