Encounter with Katyń soon in USA

13-12-2018 Działalność

We are pleased to inform you, that from the next year in the American bookstores will appear the winner of the first edition of the Competition for the Janusz Kurtyka...


Poles First To Save

09-02-2018 Działalność

We – members of the organization „Students for the Republic”, – anxiously observe course of the public debate upon Holocaust. We wish that the truth of this crime remained truth. During...


The Touch of Katyn: Katyn massacre in th…

14-11-2017 Działalność

The conference "The touch of Katyn: Katyn massacre in the international perspective. Politics, identity, narratives" is organized by Janusz Kurtyka Foundation. The meeting will take place on November 23, 2017,at...

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Janusz Marek Kurtyka – born in August 13, 1960 in Cracow, died on April 10, 2010 in Smolensk - Polish historian, mediator,  PhD of the humanities. In the years 2005 - 2010 President of the Institute of National Remembrance.

Janusz Kurtyka was one of the first researchers who  scientifically took up the subject of the Cursed Soldiers, the author of the History Papers of the WiN - a scientific journal, which before the founding of the Institute of National Remembrance  had been one of the key platforms for transferring knowledge about the post-war, anti-Communist underground in the Polish People’s Republic

At the time of its presidency, National Rememberance Institute made a strategic breakthrough in the  narration about Polish modern history or the systematic research of the communist  intelligence in opposition circles and the history of the anti-communist underground. After his death, the civic initiatives flourished as part of the celebration of the National Day of Remembrance of Cursed Soldiers on March 1. The initiators of its establishment had been the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński and the President of IPN Janusz Kurtyka.

Award winner of: Cross of the Great Order of the Rebirth of Poland, Commander Cross with the Star of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, Cross of Freedom and Solidarity, Order of Merit for Ukraine III class. Winner of the National Custody Award and numerous scientific awards.


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