American Friends of POLIN Museum and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland, stand in solidarity with New Zealand in the face of hate. We condemn the senseless violence that took 50 lives and injured 48 others as they were praying in two mosques in Christchurch. If this could happen in New Zealand, a place of refuge from violence elsewhere, it could happen anywhere. That was the shooter’s message. Sowing fear was his aim. Together we must […]
The Association, the City of Warsaw and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, have reached an agreement regarding the procedure for a competition for the post of POLIN Museum’s director. The competition’s rules and regulations upon which we have agreed respect the premises of POLIN Museum’s founding agreement and statute. They guarantee transparency objectivity, and the equal share of POLIN Museums three co-founders in the process of selecting the new director.
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Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s 2019 Tour in New Zealand
Thursday March 7, 2019, 2:00 (by invitation only)
Master class: Museums and the politics of history
Friday March 8, 2019, 12:30 PM (by invitation only)
Holocaust Centre NZ
The Future of Holocaust Museums
Friday March 8, 2019, 4:00 PM
Curating Between Hope and Despair: The Creation of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Monday March 11, 2019. 11:00 AM
Auckland University of Technology
Beyond Living Memory: The Future of Holocaust Museums
Tuesday March 12, 2019. 6:00PM
We encourage you to read the official statement of the Association of the JHI regarding the selection of the director of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews:
Last Tuesday on January 29th, POLIN Museum hosted some distinguished visitors from the United Nations.
This included a delegation of permanent representatives to the U.N. from around 30 countries, and other esteemed guests. The evening was hosted by POLIN’s Museum Director, Professor Dariusz Stola.
Our special guests had the opportunity to tour the core exhibition, and took part in a gala dinner organized in the majestic main hall of the museum.
The visit was initiated […]