The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA) is pleased to announce that the winner of the Ludwik Krzyzanowski Award for the Best Article published in The Polish Review in 2021 is Dariusz Stola for his article “There Is a Polish-Jewish History beyond the Holocaust,” The Polish Review 66, no. 4 (December 2021): 13-21.
To celebrate this achievement, the article will be free to access online for the month of February 2023.
Dariusz Stola is a historian and professor at the Institute for Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. He specializes in the political and social history of Poland in the twentieth century, including Polish-Jewish relations, international migrations, and the history of the communist regime.
On these topics he has authored six books, including:
· Kraj bez wyjscia? Migracje z Polski, 1949-1989 [A country with no exit? Migrations from Poland, 1949-1989]
· Kampania antysyjonistyczna w Polsce, 1967-1968 [The anti-Zionist campaign in Poland, 1967-1968]
· Nadzieja i zaglada [Hope and the Holocaust]
In 2014-2019, he was director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.
Congratulations to Dariusz Stola and to the authors of articles shortlisted for the award:
· “Primeval and Other Times by Olga Tokarczuk: The ‘Tender Narrator’ and the Perils of Myth” by Jaroslaw Anders
· “Concatenations: On the Works of Olga Tokarczuk” by Przemyslaw Czaplinski (translated by Bartosz Wozniak)
· “The American Polonia through the Eyes of Hieronim Derdowski: A Study Based on the Wiarus Weekly Magazine, 1886-1902” by Karolina Kierlanczyk
· “Intermediality and the Staging of History in Stanislaw Wyspianski’s The Wedding (1901) and Andrzej Wajda’s Film Adaptation (1973)” by Masha Shpolberg
An additional thanks to the 2022 judges for their contributions.