“Reborn after more than a hundred years of national bondage, the Polish state needed both a coherent history-based politics and mechanisms for creating the spaces of cultural memory of a nation that was still more phantasmal than real. They emerged in architecture too, which was often endowed with the character of a memorial site or became a framework for performative acts of the biopower’s national discourse. During the lecture, the most interesting architectural (and architectural-landscaping) layouts from the interwar period will be shown, which were assigned the task of creating and embodying the memory of the socjety.”