Director of the Warsaw Ghetto Museum

MANAGEMENT

Albert Stankowski

DIRECTOR OF THE WARSAW GHETTO MUSEUM

Historian, scholar of Jewish history, who has published on the history of Polish Jews. One of the creators of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. The originator and developer of the Virtual Shtetl portal. Member of the Jewish Historical Institute Association in Poland, the POLIN Museum Council, and the Witold Pilecki Institute of Solidarity and Valour Council. Graduate of MBA Studies Programme of the Warsaw School of Economics and the Museum Studies Programme of the Institute of Art History at the University of Warsaw. Visiting scholar of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York. Awarded with the Golden Star (NCIV) of the National Council for International Visitors and the Decoration for Merit to Polish Culture. The member of following Advisory Boards: Treblinka Museum, POLIN Museum, Pilecki Institute, the State Museum at Majdanek, KL Płaszów in Kraków, Stutthof Museum, and the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim.

Selected publications:

1. How Many Polish Jews Survived the Holocaust?; Jewish Religious Life in Poland after the Holocaust, in: Jewish Holocaust in Poland, 1944 – 2010, Edited by Feliks Tych and Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska; Jerusalem: Yad Vashem 2014.

2. Zerwanie stosunków dyplomatycznych z Izraelem przez Polskę w czerwcu 1967 roku (The break of diplomatic relations with Israel by Poland in June 1967), in: Rozdział wspólnej historii. Studia z dziejów Żydów w Polsce (A Chapter of the Common History. Studies in the History of Jews in Poland, Warsaw: Cyklady, 2001.

3. Nowe spojrzenie na statystyki dotyczące emigracji Żydów z Polski po 1944 roku (A new look at the statistics of Jewish emigration from Poland after 1944), in: Studies in the History and Culture of Jews in Poland after 1945. Warsaw: Jewish Historical Institute, 2000.