• Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland



  • 17 August 2017

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs announces a competition for the best foreign language publication promoting the history of Poland and the best Polish language publication on the history of Polish diplomacy, published between 2015 and 2016. Historians may submit their work until September 15, 2017.

    The competition is open to both historical monographs, popular history publications and source editions. The winner of the Contest in the category of best foreign language publication promoting the history of Poland will be awarded a cash prize of 10 thousand EUR, for the winner in the category of the best publication in the history of Polish diplomacy - 20 thousand PLN.


    Prizes will be given by the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the recommendation of the Council for Historical Diplomacy.


    How to submit your publication:


    Condition of participation in the competition is submission of works by September 15, 2017 (date of receipt of the publication by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).


    Works for the contest should be submitted in the form of 3 copies of the publication, including (if possible) published reviews.


    This year's edition of the competition covers only works published between 2015 and 2016.


    Please send the publications to:

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Public Diplomacy and Cultural Affairs 

    Al. J. Ch. Szucha 23

    00-580 Warsaw


    With an inscription on the envelope "The Foreign Minister’s History Contest” or file in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Service Diary, 21 J. Ch. Szucha Avenue, entrance from Litewska Street, 8.15 am - 4.15 pm from Monday to Friday.


    Questions about the competition should be sent only to: with the title "The Foreign Minister’s History Competition” in the title.


    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will not return copies of publications submitted for the competition.


    Detailed rules of the competition are defined in Order No. 24 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs dated 18 July 2017 on the Historical Competition of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (with attachments).


    MFA Press Office

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