The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre in Lublin is a local government cultural institution. 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 in Lublin is a local government cultural institution. 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.

NN Theatre

Reports

Reports

Day 1. November 26, 2019 Direct link for this paragraphGo back to indexGo back to index

  • Welcome by The Seminar Team
  • Intro of EVZ Foundation 
  • Intro of The Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre
  • Icebreaker

 

 

Day 2. November 27, 2019 Direct link for this paragraphGo back to indexGo back to index

  • Visiting the Exhibition: Lublin. The Memory of the Place 
  • Performance “Tales From The Gate” 
  • Introduction of the organizations/projects 
  • Visiting the Exhibition: The Power of the Free Word and Printing Chamber/ The House of Words
  • Treasures: Memories and Stories. Workshop by Susan Cross

 

 

Day 3. November 28, 2019Direct link for this paragraphGo back to indexGo back to index

  • Introduction of the organizations/projects
  • Visits to Lublin organisations: Galeria Labirynt, Workshops of Culture, The State Museum at Majdanek
  • They Enable Us to See: Non-Jewish Rescue of Jewish Memory in Poland. Talk by Leora Tec
  • Evaluation
  • SIĘ GRA concert

 

 

Day 4. November 29, 2019Direct link for this paragraphGo back to indexGo back to index

  • Presentations of different activities of the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre
  • Meeting with Tomasz Pietrasiewicz, the director of the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre
  • Networking activities 
  • Panel discussion: Local Perspectives on Difficult Histories: An Open Exchange for Best Practices in Memory Work.
    Participants:
    Małgorzata Praczyk (chair) (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
    Katarzyna Chmielewska (The Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
    Agnieszka Caban (The Towards Dialogue Foundation, Lublin, Poland) 
    Oleksandr Makhanets (Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv, Ukraine)
    Florian Peters (Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History, Munich-Berlin, Germany)
  • Closing Ceremony