The 13th Władysław Pobóg-Malinowski competition for the Best Historical Debut of the Year in the modern history has been organized by the Institute of National Remembrance and the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The jury assessed the works presented between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2020.
In the category of doctoral dissertations, the first prize was awarded by the thesis “Russian and Russian-language press in the Second Polish Republic (1918-1939)” by Adam Radosław Suławka from the Department of History of the University of Warsaw. The second prize was received by Radosław Budzyński, Faculty of Polish Studies of the Jagiellonian University for the work “Gustaw Manteuffel (1832–1916). Life and work in the light of selected Polish archives”.
In the category of master’s theses, the first prize was not awarded, and the second prize was granted to the graduates of the Institute of History of the Jagiellonian University: Monika Maria Makowska for her thesis “The experience of the front of the Great War, wandering to Murman and encountering Bolshevism on the basis of the biographies of Polish soldiers- writers. Bogusław Szul-Skjoldkrona (1895-1920) and Eugeniusz Korwin Małaczewski and Mateusz Radomski for “Social margin in Zagłębie Dąbrowskie in the interwar period”.