Consul General of the Republic of Poland in the Burritt Library June 3rd
The S.A. Blejwas Endowed Chair of Polish Studies Program at CCSU sponsors an exhibit:
The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity
Jan Karski (24 April 1914 – 13 July 2000) was a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University. In 1942 and 1943 Karski reported to the Polish government in exile and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland,and the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the secretive German-Nazi extermination camps.
The exhibit is on view from May 14th, 2014 till June 30th, 2014
Elihu Burritt Library, 2nd Floor, CCSU, New Britain, CT
On Tuesday, June 3rd at 7:00p.m. there will be a special talk in the library by Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka, Consul General of the Republic of Poland.
The exhibit is available for viewing during library opening hours.
The exhibit is organized by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, was created by the Polish History Museum. Funding was provided by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with additional funding from the National Endowment for Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition publication do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
For more information contact Special Collections at 860 832-2085 or firstname.lastname@example.org