Dr hab. Jan Szumski

12 lutego 2014

 

room A10

phone +48 226572863

office hours: Tuesday 11:00-13:00

Thursday 11:00-13:00

e-mail: szumski_jan@onet.eu

Academic interests:

History of the Soviet Union, Soviet-Polish relations, the history of the East Central Europe of the 20th c., political, social, educational and academic processes in Poland and the USSR

Education, degrees

2016 – Post-doctoral degree (habilitation) in History, dissertation entitled “History and Politics: the USSR versus the historical discipline in Poland in 1945-1964”;

2003-2007 – The Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS), The Graduate School for Social Research at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, PhD studies;

2007 – Doctor of Philosophy in History, dissertation entitled “Sovietization of Western Belarus in 1944-1953: Propaganda and Education in the Service of Ideology”;

2001-2003 – The University of Warsaw, The Centre for East European Studies. Two-year complementary MA studies;

2003 – Master of Arts in Cultural Studies; MA dissertation entitled “Polish education in Grodno region 1944-1953”;

1996-2001 –The Grodno State University (Belarus). Five-year combined BA and MA studies, History Department;

2001 – Master of Arts in History; MA dissertation “The modernization of the Soviet army forces in the early 1960s”

Honors and Awards:

February 2018- May 2018 – Award (Scholar Research Support,) granted by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University. Project title: The Soviet National Policy towards Polish National Minority 1917-1991;

September 2017-May 2018 – Fulbright Senior Award, Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission. Project title: The Soviet Historical Memory Policy Versus History Disciplines in The Slavic Countries of Eastern Bloc, 1945-1989;

October 2011-June 2015 – Collective grants of the National Science Centre (History of Polish Science in 1944-1989), a member of the research group;

June 2010 -June 2013 – Program (collective grant) financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland (Academies of Sciences and Higher Education Institutions of Poland and Russia: Polish-Russian Relations in the Academic Sphere in XVIII-XXI Centuries), a member of the research group;

April-May 2010 – Individual Research Fellowship “Kwerenda” of the Foundation for Polish Science;

June 2008-May 2009 – Individual Research Fellowship of the Herda Henkel Stiftung (Düsseldorf);

November 2005 – Junior Research Fellowship of the German Historical Institute in Warsaw;

October 2004 – June 2007 – Tuition Scholarship of the Higher Education Support Program (The Graduate School for Social Research at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, PAS)

Publications (Selection):

List in the following order: books, articles, conference papers (MLA format)

Books:

  • Historia a polityka. ZSRR wobec nauki historycznej w Polsce 1945-1964 (in Polish) [History and Politics: the USSR versus the historical discipline in Poland in 1945-1964], (Warsaw: Institute for the History of Science and Oficyna Wydawnicza Aspra-Jr, 2016).
  • Саветызацыя Заходняй Беларусі (1944 – 1953 гг.). Прапаганда і адукацыя на службе ідэалогіі (in Belarusian) [Sovietization of Western Belarus (1944-1953): Propaganda and Education in the Service of Ideology], (The 1st edition: Bialystok, Vilnius: Institute for Historical Research on Belarus in Vilnius and the Belarusian Historical Society in Bialystok, 2012; the 2nd edition Smolensk: underground publishing house affiliated to the Institute of Belarusian Culture in Smolensk, Russian Federation, 2014).
  • Sowietyzacja Zachodniej Białorusi 1944-1953. Propaganda i edukacja w służbie ideologii (in Polish) [Sovietization of Western Belarus in 1944-1953: Propaganda and Education in the Service of Ideology], (Krakow: Arcana Publishing House, 2010).

Volumes of documents:

  • Советско-польские межпартийные отношения в документах. КПСС и ПОРП/СДРП (1989-1991) (in Russian) [Soviet-Polish Cross-Party Relations in CPSU and PUWP/SdRP Documents (1989-1991), ed. by B. Musial, I Szumska, J.Szumski], (Warsaw: Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University and Black Box, 2014).
  • Geneza paktu Hitler-Stalin. Fakty i propaganda [Genesis of Hitler-Stalin Pact: Facts and Propaganda, ed. by B. Musial, J.Szumski], Warsaw: The Institute of National Remembrance, 2012).
  • Przewrót majowy 1926 roku w oczach Kremla [The May Coup d’État of 1926 in the Eyes of the Kremlin, ed. by B. Musial, J.Szumski], (Warsaw: The Institute of National Remembrance, 2009).

Articles:

  • “Wpływ elity władzy ZSRR na rozwój nauki w Polsce 1945-1964” [Impact of the USSR Ruling Elite on Science Development in Poland in 1945-1964], in Leszek Zasztowt and Joanna Schiller-Walicka, eds., Historia nauki polskiej [History of Polish Science], vol. X, 1944-1989, part I, (Warsaw: Institute for the History of Science and Oficyna Wydawnicza Aspra-Jr, 2015), 93-145.
  • „Problem udostępniania materiałów archiwalnych w relacjach polsko–sowieckich 1945–1965”[The Availability of Archival Material in Polish-Soviet Relations 1945-1965], Dzieje Najnowsze [Modern Acts], 54:1, (2012), 133-158.
  • „Instytucjonalne podporządkowanie polskich nauk historycznych Związkowi Radzieckiemu 1944 – połowa lat 60.”[Institutional Subordination of the Polish Historical Sciences to the Soviet Union 1944-mid 1960s.], Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki” [Quarterly Journal of the History of Science and Technology], 57:3-4, (2012), 67–88.

Conference papers:

  • “Kulisy tworzenia nowej marksistowskiej „Historii Polski” w latach 1950-1958” [„Behind the scenes creating a new Marxist ” Polish History ” in the years 1950-1958”], in Leszek Zasztowt, ed., Akademie Nauk, uniwersytety, organizacje nauki. Polsko-rosyjskie relacje w sferze nauki XVIII-XX w. [Academies of Sciences, Universities, Academic Organizations: Polish-Russian Relations in the Academic Sphere in XVIII-XX Centuries], (Warsaw: Institute for the History of Science and Oficyna Wydawnicza Aspra-Jr, 2013), 245-262.
  • “The Department of Science in all Soviet Communist Parties/the Communist Party of the USSR and the Development of Historic Identity Among the “Peoples of the USSR” on the Basic of the Belarusian Example”, in Siobhan Doucette, Andrej Dynko, Ales Pashkevich, eds., Returning to Europe. Belarus. Past and Future, (Warsaw: Oficyna Wydawnicza Uczelni Łazarskiego, 2011), 116-125.
  • “Collectivization of Western Belarus 1947-1952”, in Leszek Zasztowt and Jan Malicki, eds., East and West. History and Contemporary State of Eastern Studies, (Warsaw: Warsaw University Press 2009), 169-179.

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