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.

NN Theatre

Seminar team

The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre TeamDirect link for this paragraph

 

Dominika Majuk
lead co-chair of the SeminarDirect link for this paragraph

Dominika is an educator in the Education and Animation Lab at the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre. Dominika is engaged in educational, oral history and biographical projects concerning the Jewish heritage of Lublin and the Lublin region as well as Holocaust remembrance. She conducts educational workshops for students and teachers.

Leora Tec
co-chair of the SeminarDirect link for this paragraph

Leora is the American Ambassador to the Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre Centre as well as their Special Projects Partner. Leora is the founder and director of Bridge To Poland, an organization, which, through tours, talks, writing and workshops seeks to educate people about Jewish Poland with an emphasis on non-Jews who are preserving Jewish memory. Her most recent project, in cooperation with the Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre Centre, is the building of a video archive of conversations with Polish rescuers of Jewish memory.

Joanna ZętarDirect link for this paragraph

Joanna is an art historian, journalist and cultural animator. Since 2001 she has been working at the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre in Lublin, where she has coordinated and collaborated on many projects and conferences related to the Lublin heritage. Joanna is the editor-in-chief of the portal www.leksykon.teatrnn.pl within the New Media Lab at the Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre Centre. She is the author of numerous publications and presentations on selected aspects of the memory work and local cultural heritage. Joanna Zętar is also a lecturer at the Lublin University of Technology and Maria Curie-Sklodowska University.

Bartosz GajdzikDirect link for this paragraph

Bartosz Gajdzik Ph.D., is an educator and the coordinator of the Education and Animation Lab at the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre. Bartosz engages in non-formal education in the field of the history of the Jews of Lublin and the Lublin Region, and conducts educational workshops for young Poles and Jews.

Izabela CzumakDirect link for this paragraph

Izabela is an educator in the Education and Animation Lab at the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre. She is engaged in educational projects and workshops concerning Holocaust issues and the Jewish heritage of Lublin and the Lublin region. Izabela is the coordinator of Polish-Jewish youth meetings in Lublin Region.

Emil MajukDirect link for this paragraph

Emil works at New Media Lab at the Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre Centre where he coordinates the project “Shtetl Routes: Jewish Cultural Heritage in Cross-Border Tourism Poland, Belarus and Ukraine". Emil is president of the Panorama of Cultures Association and leads guided tours of former shtetls.

 

The Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” TeamDirect link for this paragraph

 

Annemarie HühneDirect link for this paragraph

Annemarie is Team Lead at EVZ Foundation in the field „Critical examination of history”. She studied History Science and Communication Studies in Erfurt and Istanbul. She also graduated Public History Studies in Berlin. She is an active member of “Past at Present” association. Annemarie is interested in global and entangled history, youth in the era of National Socialism and history education in the digital age.

Corinna JentzschDirect link for this paragraph

Corinna is Senior Project Manager at EVZ Foundation. She works in the field of „Critical examination of history”. She studied Eastern European Studies in Berlin, Kraków and Frankfurt/Oder. Corinna is interested in new forms of history education and politics of history.

Agnieszka PustolaDirect link for this paragraph

Agnieszka is Senior Project Manager at EVZ Foundation. She works in the field of „Critical examination of history”. She studied Philosophy in Warsaw. She also graduated Slavic Studies and Linguistics in Freiburg. Agnieszka is interested in transnational history, memory studies, sociolinguistic and film.

Aleksandra JanowskaDirect link for this paragraph

Aleksandra is part of EVZ expanded: the Think-and-Do Tank of the Foundation EVZ, designing new methods and forward-looking formats for the Foundation. Aleksandra studied Law, Cultural Studies and Literature in Cracow, Warsaw, Kyiv and Berlin and is interested in memory and trauma studies.