8 2016

POLIN Museum Reconnecting with a Great Forgotten Past

2:30PM - 4:00PM  

Polish Embassy, 443 Daly Ave, Ottawa.

Contact Embassy of poland

Prof Darius Stola, the director of the POLON museum of History of Polish Jews, will speak about the unexpected revival of interest in Jewish history in Poland and how the museum responds to and strengthens this interest. He will present basic ideas the museum stands on, and how does it differ from other Polish and Jewish museums in Europe. POLIN has been awarded the title of the European Museum of the Year 2016, the most important museum award in Europe. RSVP required:

Sponsor: HEM event by Polish Embassy in cooperation with CIJA and the Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship (CHES).