Holocaust Studies and Materials

Zagłada Żydów. Studia i Materiały (English: Holocaust. Studies and Materials) is a Polish academic journal published yearly by a group of historians and researchers from the Polish Center for Holocaust Research created in 2003 in Warsaw. It is an annual devoted to the topics connected with the broadly understood Holocaust research. The target audience could include academics dealing with the Holocaust, but also college and university students, as well as broader public interested in this topic. Each volume forms individual and self-contained monograph. Authors of the articles represent various generations and scholarly approaches. The common characteristic is their frequent reevaluation of primary and secondary sources as well as the popular perception of truth. Important part of the journal consists of book reviews.[1][2]

Holocaust Studies and Materials
Editor-in-ChiefDariusz Libionka
Frequencyannual - Polish edition
English edition every two or three years
PublisherAssociation Polish Center for Holocaust Research
Year founded2003
CompanyPolish Center for Holocaust Research
Based inWarsaw
LanguagePolish and English

Since 2008 the biannual or triennial English language edition titled Holocaust Studies and Materials is also being published. Editorial board includes Dariusz Libionka (editor-in-chief), Barbara Engelking, Jacek Leociak, Jan Grabowski, and Agnieszka Haska. The managing editor is Jakub Petelewicz.

The work is divided into nine sections, as follows: Studies, Profiles, Materials, From the research workshops, Points of view, Book Reviews, Events, Curiosa, and Letters.

Historian Samuel Kassow states that the journal is "one of the world’s most important organs of Holocaust scholarship".[3]


  1. ^ Łukasz Męczykowski (12 March 2012). ""Zagłada Żydów. Studia i materiały", tom 7". Judaistyka. Portal Historyczny Histmag.org. ISSN 1896-8651. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. ^ Ł.G. (27 January 2011). "Zagłada Żydów. Studia i Materiały". Book review. Portal Historyczny PolishHistory.pl. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  3. ^ “Like Trees Marked for Cutting”: The Jewish Struggle for Survival in Nazi-Occupied Provincial Poland Jan Grabowski and Barbara Engelking, eds., Dalej jest Noc: Losy Żydów w wybranych powiatach okupowanej Polski. 2 vols., Warsaw: Stowarzyszenie Centrum Badań nad Zagładą Żydów, 2018, 1,700 pp. Reviewed by Samuel D. Kassow http://www.holocaustresearch.pl/nowy/photo/recenzja_Kassow_YVS.pdf

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