The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre is a local government cultural institution based in Lublin. It works towards the preservation of cultural heritage and education. Its function is tied to the symbolic and historical meaning of the Centre’s location in the Grodzka Gate, which used to divide Lublin into its respective Christian and Jewish quarters, as well as to Lublin as a meeting place of cultures, traditions and religions.

Part of the Centre are the House of Words and the Lublin Underground Trail.

The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre is a local government cultural institution based in Lublin. It works towards the preservation of cultural heritage and education. Its function is tied to the symbolic and historical meaning of the Centre’s location in the Grodzka Gate, which used to divide Lublin into its respective Christian and Jewish quarters, as well as to Lublin as a meeting place of cultures, traditions and religions.

Part of the Centre are the House of Words and the Lublin Underground Trail.

Programme

Day 1 – August 4, Sunday – Grodzka Gate

11:30 - 12:00 – Arrival at „Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre and Registration

12:00 - 13:00 – Opening Session: Introduction
13:00 - 14:00 – Tour of the Exhibition "The Memory of the Place" at Grodzka Gate. Guides: Witold Dąbrowski and Joanna Zętar
14:00 - 15:00 – 14:00 – Lunch Break

15:00 - 16:00 – Presentation of Educational Projects of the “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre: Agnieszka Zachariewicz and Bartosz Gajdzik
16:00 - 16:15 – Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:30: – The Experiences of Polish Teachers Working with the „Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre:
1. Urszula Miaskowska - 8 LO im. Zofii Nałkowskiej in Lublin
2. Ewelina Pelak - Gimnazjum in Kalinówka
3. Iryna Voytovych - Szkoła Podstawowa im. B. Chrobrego in Lublin
4. Beata Szczerbińska-Budzyńska - 2 LO im. Hetmana Zamoyskiego in Lublin
17:30 - 18:00 – Coffee Break

18:00 - 19:30 – Discussion: How to Prepare Before Visiting a Memorial Site?

Day 2 – August 5, Monday – Majdanek, Grodzka Gate

09:00 - 13:00 – Tour in Majdanek: Łukasz Myszala and Jolanta Laskowska
13:30 - 14:30 – Lunch Break

14:30 - 15:30 – Debriefing
15:45 - 17:15 – Robert Kuwałek, Lecture: Operation Reinhardt
17:15 - 17:30 – Coffee Break

17:30 - 19:00 – Presentation of Educational Projects Followed by Discussion – Yad Vashem
1. Gerd Wilpert: Together in Sachsenhausen
2. Luba Krempaska: The Holocaust Started Here -Poprad, March 25th 1942: The 1st Transport of 1,000 Slovak Jewish Women to Auschwitz
20:00 - 21:00 – Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 – Play by Witold Dąbrowski – at Grodzka Gate

Day 3 – August 6, Tuesday – Outdoor Tour: Robert Kuwałek

8:00 - 10:00 – Travel to Zamość

10:00 - 11:30 – Visit to Zamość

13:15 - 15:15 – Visit to Bełżec: Ewa Koper and Robert Kuwałek

17:15 - 19:15 – Visit to Józefów Biłgorajski: Meeting in the library: a presentation of a 3-D model of pre-war Józefów, presentation of educational projects completed in Józefów, visiting the town

20:45 - 21:30 – Debriefing

Day 4 – August 7, Wednesday – Grodzka Gate

9:00 - 11:00 – Choice of Workshops: "Letters to Henio" or „Lights in the Darkness - Righteous Among the Nations”
11:00 - 11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:30 – Presentation of Educational Projects Followed by Discussion:
1. Dr. Dimitris Goulis: What has became of the little Jewish girl of my school?
2. Lilian Ohlsson: Kathe - always been in Norway
13:30 - 14:30 – Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00 – Robert Szuchta, Lecture: Teaching In and About Memorial Sites, Challenges and Possibilities, and Discussion
16:00 - 16:30 – Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:30 – The Lost Lublin – a walk around the places pictured in the pre-war and the World War II photographs (confrontation with contemporary situation). Guide: Marcin Fedorowicz

18:30 - 19:00 – Debriefing

Day 5 – August 8, Thursday - Departures

08:30 - 11:30 – A Tour of Jewish and German Lublin: Lublin - Operation Reinhardt Center: Yad Vashem and Grodzka Gate
11:30 - 12:45 – Lunch Break

12:45 - 14:15 – Presentation of Educational Projects Followed by Discussion – Yad Vashem
1. Andrzej Kujawski: Skulsk Shtetel
2. Nada Banjanin Đuričić: Jews in Belgrade
14:15 - 14:30 – Coffee Break

14:30 - 15:30 – Follow-up: Activities to Visiting Memorial Sites: Discussion led by Yad Vashem

15:30 - 16:45 – Screening of a Yad Vashem Film Resource, Followed by Group Discussion

16:45 - 17:00 – Break

17:00 - 17:45 – Closing of the Seminar and Evaluation

 

NOTE: This Programme May Be Subject to Change.

 

 

Seminar is not open for the public.