How would any country survive between Russia and Germany?
By offering the Competition on the History of Poland to the English-speaking public, we want to encourage you to learn more about the struggle of Poland for survival as a country between Russia and German for the past one thousand years.
Why should you be interested in this Competition? The history of Poland is not only fascinating and important but also very relevant to your life here and now. The knowledge gained through preparations for this Competition provides indispensable insights into current developments in the West, and in the United States in particular. What goes around, comes around. Whatever happens in Poland, it is interconnected with the West, hence impacts your life as well.
As the garland program of the Polonia Institute, the Competition on the History of Poland aims at bringing to the attention of the English speaking world the significance of the Polish experience in the struggle for liberty, sovereignty, and human dignity throughout the centuries. Our Competition is open to English- speaking adults 18 years and older.
We invite you to take part in the Competition on the History of Poland that will sharpen your analytical skills and broaden your horizon!
December 13, 2021, marks the 40th anniversary of the imposition of Martial Law in Poland by the communist regime of General Jaruzelski. At the end of March 2021, we will announce the 2021 Competition on the History of Poland that will honor the heroes of the Solidarity Movement repressed by the communist regime.
Please visit this page for the Announcement of the 2021 Competition on the History of Poland in April 2021.