We are honoured to inform that on 13th February, 2013 Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski appointed the Programme Board of the Jewish Historical Institute.
The Board comprises 11 people approved by Director of the Jewish Historical Institute Prof Paweł Śpiewak. These people are from outside of the Institute and hold professional or/and doctoral titles. The Board Members are representatives of universities or other research institutes from Poland and abroad, eminent specialists in Jewish history and culture. The Programme Board is an initiative and advisory body of the Director of the Institute.
Members of the Programme Board of the Jewish Historical Institute:
- Prof. dr hab. Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska — MCSU, historian of Jewish literature, Yiddish translator, chairperson of the Polish Yiddish Association, head of the Jewish Culture and History Department at MCSU
- Prof. dr hab. Sławomir Buryła — The University of Warmia and Mazury, professor of Polish Philology at The University of Warmia and Mazury, author of, among others, a book on the work of Henryk Grynberg, previous chairperson of the JHI’s Academic Council
- Prof. dr hab. Barbara Engelking — the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology (IFiS PAN), founder of Polish Centre for Holocaust Research (PAN), author of many books on the Holocaust, including „The Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City”.
- Prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Epsztein — the Institute of History PAN, a historian, specialist in archival science, author of many books, inter alia, on Polish territories, and above all, head of a research project aimed to edit the Ringelblum Archive
- Prof. Jan Grabowski — University of Ottawa, historian of Canada, Canadian indigenous peoples and the Holocaust, co-worker at the Polish Centre for Holocaust Research, among others, author of a book „Judenjagt”, 2011
- Prof. dr hab. Jerzy Kochanowski — University of Warsaw, historian of interwar Poland and PRL, author of many publications, including „Od ugody do ugody 1867–1990”
- Dr Grzegorz Krzywiec — Institute of History PAN, among others, author of a book „Szowinizm po polsku. Przypadek Romana Dmowskiego”, expert on and researcher of anti-Semitism in Central Europe
- Prof. dr hab. Anna Landau-Czajka — Institute of History PAN, social historian, expert on the history of assimilation of the Jews, among others, author of „Syn będzie Lech...asymilacja Żydów w II Rzeczpospolitej”
- Prof. dr hab. Eugenia Prokop-Janiec — Jagiellonian University, historian of literature; studies the meeting of Polish and Jewish cultures, among others, author of a book „Międzywojenna poezja polsko-żydowska”, „Teatr żydowski w Krakowie”
- Prof. Michael Steinlauf — Gratz College, historian of Jewish culture, among others, author of a book „Bondage to the Dead” translated into Polish, „Pamięć niesprzyswojona”, Yiddish philologist, co-worker at the Museum of History of Polish Jew
- Prof. Jean-Charles Szurek — CNRS, Paris; he studied transformation in post-communist countries and the history of Polish Jews, among others, author of a book „La Pologne, les Juifes et le communism” (2010)