Bogdan Musiał is a Polish-German historian. In 1985 he left Poland and became a political refugee in Germany, where he obtained German citizenship.* In 2010 he returned to Poland and became a professor at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
He studied history, political science and sociology at the Leibniz University of Hannover and the University of Manchester. In 1998 he graduated with a thesis on the treatment of Jews in occupied Poland.
From 1991 to 1998, Musiał received a scholarship from Friedrich Ebert Foundation. During that time he was one of the main critics of the Wehrmachtsausstellung exhibition compiled by the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, which eventually had to be seriously revised before reopening to conform with his findings.
Since 1998 he served as a scientific researcher at the German Historical Institute in Warsaw where he has studied previously inaccessible sources about crimes of the Soviet NKVD, during the Soviet retreat in 1941 which escalated violence.
He habilitated in 2005. In 2008 he published the book Kampfplatz Deutschland. 2010-2015 he lived in Poland and worked at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
Musiał specializes in World War II history.
Several weeks ago he published his newest book “Kto dopomoże Żydowi…” (Who helps a Jew …). During the conference “Poland First to Fight” professor Musiał will talk about Polish-Jewish relations during World War Two.
Source: Wikipedia. Picture of professor Musiał: M. Żegliński.