International History Conference Set For November in Washington, D.C.
Academics from around the world to present historical findings of life in German-occupied Poland during WWII
[…] The Program Committee Chair is Professor Marek Kornat from the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences who will talk about the geopolitical context of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact. The keynote speaker will be Professor Mieczyslaw Biskupski. Professor Krystyna Zamorska, daughter of a prisoner of the concentration camp KL Stutthof, will present the history of German concentration camps in German-occupied Poland. Professor Bogdan Musial will explain the system of murderous repression imposed by the German occupants on Poles rescuing Jews. Dr. Rafal Latka will portray the situation of the Polish Catholic Church during World War II.
Professor Sean McMeekin will present information regarding the betrayal of Poland, an important war ally of the United States, by US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Prof. Norman Domeier from Germany will talk about the collaboration between Nazi Germany and the Associated Press.
Professor Danusha Goska will talk about the negative portrayal of Poles in American pop culture. Marcin Makowski, one of the most talented Polish journalists of the younger generation, will discuss the World War II narrative in computer games. US film director Stacey Fitzgerald and dozens of other prominent scholars, writers and filmmakers will follow with rich, sometimes shocking, historical presentations. […]
Source: CISION PR Newswire, Oct. 21, 2019.
Title image: The National Press building – Washington, DC. Source: press.org.