The website "Learning from History" is a publication platform
for educational projects (realized in schools
and in out-of-school, youth education)
dedicated to the history of Poland and its neighbors in the 20th century and human rights
Links

Useful links

We recommend some useful links in the field of historical education. New links are regularly added to the list.

Archives and research institutes

Archives of New Records (Warsaw, Poland)
http://aan.gov.pl

State Archives (Poland)
http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/lang-en/news.html

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies University of Minnesota
http://www.chgs.umn.edu

Institute of National Remembrance (Warsaw, Poland)
http://www.ipn.gov.pl/portal/en/

National Digital Archives (Poland)
http://www.nac.gov.pl/en/node/58
National Digital Archive is the central Polish state archive. It was created in a response to the development in technologies of recording, storing and making accessible he archive material. The mission of NDA is to:
• archive digital materials, including digital documents
• archive photographs, films and sound recordings
• create digital files of hard copy materials
• share information about archives and make the collection accessible online

Simon Wiesenthal Center
http://www.wiesenthal.com/

"Memorial" Association, Krasnoyarsk
http://www.memorial.krsk.ru/eng/index.htm

Nation's Memory Institute - Ústav pamäti národa (The Slovak Republic)
http://www.upn.gov.sk/

Jewish Historical Institute (Warsaw, Poland)
http://www.jewishinstitute.org.pl/en/home/index/0.html

History Meeting House (Warsaw, Poland)
http://www.dsh.waw.pl/en
Based in Warsaw it promotes memory on the 20th century

Fritz Bauer Institute (Germany)
http://www.fritz-bauer-institut.de/english.htm

European Solidarity Centre (Gdansk, Poland)
http://www.ecs.gda.pl/

 

Museums and memory places

Cassino War Memorial
http://www.montecassino1944.it/

Galicja Jewish Muzeum
http://www.galiciajewishmuseum.org/

Hadamar Memorial (Gedenkstätte Hadamar)
http://www.gedenkstaette-hadamar.de/

KL Stutthof Museum
http://www.stutthof.pl/english

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
http://en.auschwitz.org.pl/m/

Treblinka Museum
http://www.muzeum-treblinka.pl/

Belzec Memorial and Museum
http://www.belzec.org.pl/

Mémorial de la SHOAH
http://www.memorialdelashoah.org/

Museum of the History of Polish Jews
http://www.jewishmuseum.org.pl/index.php?miId=2&lang=en

Warsaw Rising Museum
http://1944.pl

Polish History Museum
http://www.en.muzhp.pl/

Warsaw Historical Museum
http://www.mhw.pl

Historical Museum of the City of Kraków
http://www.mhk.pl/oddzialy_pomorska.php

Martyr's Museum in Zabikowo
http://zabikowo.home.pl/ang/index_a.htm

Museum of Allied Prisoners of War Martyrdom
http://www.muzeum.eline2.serwery.pl

Independence Museum (Warsaw, Poland)
http://www.muzeum.zk.pl/ang_start.html

House of Terror Museum (Terror Háza) (Budapeszt, Hungary)
http://www.terrorhaza.hu

Gross-Rosen Museum
http://www.gross-rosen.pl

State Museum at Majdanek
http://www.majdanek.pl/

The Ghetto Fighters' House
http://gfh.org.il/eng/

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/

Yad Vashem
http://www.yadvashem.org/

 

Organisations and initiatives

 

Facing History and Ourselves (Boston, US)
http://www.facinghistory.org/

Aktion West-Ost
http://aktion-west-ost.de/
Working group for European peace issues

Mordechai Anielewicz Center for Research and Teaching of History and Culture of Jews in Poland (Institute of History, Warsaw University)
http://www.centrum-anielewicza.uw.edu.pl/

Polish Centre for Holocaust Reasearch
http://www.holocaustresearch.pl/

Center for Dialogue and Prayer in Oswiecim (Auschwitz-Birkenau)
http://www.centrum-dialogu.oswiecim.pl/index.php?lang=pl

Mojzesz Schorr Centre (Warsaw, Poland)
http://www.schorr.edu.pl/new/
Educational Institution founded by Ronald S. Lauder Foundation

EUSTORY — History network for young Europeans
http://www.eustory.net

Forum for Dialogue Among Nations
http://www.dialog.org.pl/en/

House of Peace Foundation (Wroclaw, Poland)
http://www.dompokoju.org

Judaica Foundation - Centre for Jewish Culture (Cracow, Poland)
http://www.judaica.pl/

Krzyzowa Foundation
http://www.krzyzowa.org.pl/

Foundation Monumentum Iudaicum Lodzense – Lodz Jews Heritage Foundation
http://www.lodzjews.org

Foundation of the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland
http://www.fodz.pl/

Lauder Foundation (Lodz, Poland)
http://lauder.lodz.pl/

Semper Polonia Foundation
http://www.semperpolonia.pl

Universitas Bialostocensis - Bialystok University Foundation
http://www.fundacja.uwb.edu.pl/

Goethe Institut
http://www.goethe.de/ms/war/poindex.htm

Eremis Youth Group
http://www.ermis.pl/

Forum Jews - Christians - Muslims
http://www.forum-znak.org.pl/

Internationl Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim/Auschwitz
http://www.mdsm.pl/

„Brama Grodzka – Teatr NN" Centre (Lublin, PL)
http://www.tnn.lublin.pl/

Centre for Political Though (Ośrodek Myśli Politycznej)
http://www.omp.org.pl/indexang.php

Open Republic - Association against Anti-semitism and xenophobia
http://www.otwarta.org/english/

German-Polish Youth Office
http://www.pnwm.org/html/index.php

STEP 21 — Jugendinitiative für Toleranz und Verantwortung
http://www.step21.de

Association for the International and Intercultural Exchange
ANAWOJ
http://www.anawoj.org

COMPERIO Association : Cooperation of cultures
http://www.wielokulturowo.pl/stowarzyszenie/

Association of Children of the Holocaust in Poland
http://www.dzieciholocaustu.org.pl/

”Never Again” Association
http://www.nigdywiecej.org

The 1944 Warsaw Rising Remembrance Association
http://www.sppw1944.org/

Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation
http://www.vhf.org/

Edith Stein House (PL)
http://www.edytastein.org.pl/

Borussia Association (Olsztyn, PL)
http://www.borussia.pl

European Youth Foundation - Council of Europe
http://www.eurodesk.pl/index2.php?go=program_details&c_outid=PL0010000094


Educational resources, additional training for teachers

 

 

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/holocaust/default.htm

Centre for Citizenship Education (PL)
http://www.ceo.org.pl/portal/english

Auschwitz Jewish Centre
http://www.ajcf.org/

Professional Educator (PL)
http://www.koweziu.edu.pl

Internationl Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim/Auschwitz
http://www.mdsm.pl/

Literka.pl - Polish educational portal
http://literka.pl/

Web Guide to Tolerance Education
http://tolerance.research.uj.edu.pl/?lang=en

Jewish Life in Europe
http://www.zydzi-zycie.net/index.php

Cold War Sites (Initiative of the Baltic Initiative and Networks)
http://coldwarsites.net/