Summer School Program 2015 Brochure
Dr. Michael Steinlauf - Resident Professor
Dr. Anita Ciechomska
Coordinator of the 1st edition:
Coordinating Team & Moderators:
Works at Education and Animation Lab at the "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" Center. Engaged in educational projects and workshops for young people concerning the Shoah issues and the Jewish heritage of Lublin and the Lublin Region. Moderator of Polish-Jewish youth meetings; coordinator of Polish-Jewish youth meetings for Lublin and the Lublin region (cooperation with the Center for Education Development in Warsaw).
PhD, educator, employee of the „Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Center, headmaster of Education and Animation Lab, works in non-formal education in the field of the history of Jews in Lublin and the Lublin Region, conducts educational workshops for young Poles and Jews.
graduate of the European Studies in philosophy and history at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin and Postgraduate Studies in journalism at the Warsaw University. Has been working at the "Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre" Center in the Education and New Media Labs since 2003, realizing the educational and oral history projects (eg.: “Magic eye. Stories from the Lublin radio”, “Lights in the Darkness - the Righteous among the Nations”, “100. anniversary of the birth of Stefan Kiełsznia. Educational-artistic activities”, “Polish-Jewish youth meetings”).
President of the Panorama of Cultures Association, leads guided tours of shtetls. Works at New Media Lab where he coordinates the project "Shtetl Routes. Objects of Jewish cultural heritage in cross-border tourism Polish, Belarus and Ukraine". Graduate of the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science and East European Studies at Warsaw University.
Graduated in the History of Art from the Catholic University of Lublin. Participant of volunteer programs in Israel. From 2013 has been working at BRAMA. Education and Animation Lab at the "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" Center.
Marcin Skrzypek - the editor of 2 issues of "Scriptores" devoted to Jewish Lublin, publishing coordinator of "Lublin. Cultural Monograph" by Adina Cimet. At the "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre Center" deals with urban space culture. Musician of St Nicholas Orchestra folk group.
Collaborator of the "Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre" Center since 2006; since 2008, member of the Education and Animation Lab engaged in educational, oral history and biographical projects concerning Jewish heritage and the Holocaust remembrance (eg.: Polish-Jewish Youth Meetings, "In search of Lubliners" – French and Swedish editions; Scriptores: Anna Langfus – Life – Work – Reception, "Saved from oblivion – Krystyna Modrzewska").
Witold Dąbrowski - Deputy Director at "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" Center
Graduated from Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin. Witold Dąbrowski is a manager, actor, singer and storyteller at the Grodzka Gate. He has organized and coordinated many events at the NN Theatre Center and has been with the Grodzka Gate since its beginnings in 1990.
Coordinator of the "Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre" Center's Department of Iconography. He studied archaeology at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin and has worked at Grodzka Gate since 2005. He specializes in pre-war Lublin photography, especially pictures of the former Jewish district and identifying places in old photographs.
Study tour Guide:
Slawomir Nowodworski (aka Slav), experienced tour-guide and genealogy researcher specializing in Eastern Poland, certified translator and interpreter, music aficionado and harmonica player. A native of Lublin who recently moved to Warsaw, Slav maintains strong ties with his wonderful home city and collaborates with the “Grodzka Gate - NN Theater” Center. www.facebook.com/DoorToPoland
Dr. Waldemar Odorowski
Graduated from Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Polish Philology. She has worked at the "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" Center since 2005. She is responsible for video documentation.
Coordinator of the New Media Lab in the "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" Center. He graduated from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University and completed postgraduate studies at the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology. He is the author of numerous publications and presentations on selected aspects of the "Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" Center.
Edition and translations
Graduated from the Catholic University of Lublin where she worked as English writing and literature teacher. Specializes in Holocaust Literature. Engaged in intercultural educational projects and creative writing workshops commemorating the Jewish inhabitants of pre-war Lublin.
Deals with intercultural education and education about the Holocaust. She defended her PhD on the subject of the Holocaust in public discourse. She works at the State Higher Vocational School in Chelm and the Association For the Earth (Stowarzyszenie dla Ziemi).
Participants’ countries of origin
Austria, Bolivia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Poland, USA.
Individual participant’s work and presentation: 4
Interactive educational walks: 17
Panel discussion: 1