DAY 1 – NOVEMBER 18, 2019
NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

WORLD WAR II FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

11:30 am

Registration of participants & lunch

12:15 pm

Opening of the conference by:
Prof. Marek Kornat, Chair of Program Committee
Dr. Marek Błażejak, Chair of Executive Committee
Richard Widerynski, former president of the Polish American Congress of Southern California, conference moderator

12:30 pm

Keynote speech by Prof. Mieczyslaw Biskupski, University of Connecticut

1:00 pm

Stacey Fitzgerald
Persecution and Resistance of Polish Women: KL Ravensbrück

1:20 pm

Christoph Schwarz
Kidnapping and germanization of Polish children by Nazi Germany

1:40 pm

Prof. Kazimierz Braun
Polish theatre in the time of war (1939-1945) – Fight–Losses–Will to Survive

2:00 pm

Kenneth K. Koskodan 
No Greater Ally: The Untold Story of Poland’s Forces in World War II

2:20 pm

Marcin Makowski
World War II in computer games – viable educational tool or rewriting the past?

2:40 pm

Questions & Answers

3:00 pm

Break

TESTIMONIES OF WITNESSES OF HISTORY AND THEIR DESCENDANTS

3:30 pm

Tim Holden
Polish airmen in World War II

3:50 pm

Anu Radha
A Little Poland in India” – Rescue of Polish children and women during WWII by an Indian Maharaja

4:10 pm

Krystyna Zamorska, Ph.D.
The KL system in the German war economy: KL Stutthof, the”forgotten” camp

4:30 pm

Questions & Answers

5:00 pm

End of the 1st day of the conference

There will be a reception held at the Indian Embassy at 6 pm where “A Little Poland in India” movie will be shown.
Unfortunately
, there’s a limited number of places available therefore the organizers will be offering participation in the reception on an individual basis.

There is no parking available at the Embassy. Business casual or Indian traditional dress code is expected.

If you’re traveling by Metro, take the Red Line to Dupont Circle