Kraków

Here you can find some texts from our reader prepared for teachers:

Warszawa 44 – D. Gawin

The History of Poles in the UK – J. Maciejewski

Memory and narratives of the Round Table – A.Rzegocki

The Presence of August -D. Gawin

 

Programme of the Seminar

A Polish History Challenge.

How to learn, how to teach?

Kraków August 24-29, 2014

25th August– Monday

The opening ceremony of the seminar and the welcoming of the participants

The inaugural lecture Polish contribution in the European Heritage – Krzysztof Koehler PhD, professor of the cardinal Stefan Wyszyński

Schindler’s factory – a guided tour

World War II. Home Army and Polish Underground State – lecture, professor Marek Kornat, Polish Academy of Sciences

Cracow sightseeing (St. Mary’s BasilicaOld Town)

Dinner – integration meeting and the screening of the film „Roads to freedom”

26th August – Tuesday

The Extermination of Jews in German occupied Poland (1939-1945). Facts, figures and local examples – workshop, Martyna Grądzka, The Institute of National Remembrance

Faces of everydayness in postwar Poland – workshop, Dobrochna Kałwa PhD, University of Warsaw

Auschwitz – guided tour

27th of August – Wednesday

A History of the Polish People’s Republic: Part I: 1944/5-1956. The origins of the communist regime, brutal Stalinism and political thaw – workshop, Martyna Grądzka, The Institute of National Remembrance

A History of the Polish People’s Republic: Part II: 1956-1980. Gomulka’s Post-Stalinism, illusionary liberalism and the origins of real freedom – workshopMartyna Grądzka, The Institute of National Remembrance

The Influence of the Catholic Church on Polish History, Culture and Politics – workshop, Paula Olearnik PhD, Jesuit University Ignatianum

Nowa Huta – the first socialist city?– multimedia tour of Nowa Huta

Dinner in Stylowa restaurant, the oldest restaurant in Nowa Huta

28th of August  – Thursday

From Solidarity to transformation. Polish struggles with history 1980-1989″: Part Iworkshop, Marcin Jarząbek PhD, Jagiellonian University

From Solidarity to transformation. Polish struggles with history 1980-1989: Part II– workshop, dr Marcin Jarząbek, Jagiellonian University

Successful democracy on periphery? Polish transformation after 1989 – lecture, Artur Wołek PhD, Polish Academy of Sciences

Does heritage matter? – lecture, Arkady Rzegocki PhD, professor of the Jagiellonian University

Kazimierz: Old Jewish Quarter – guided tour

29th of August – Friday

A Polish History Challenge. How to learn, how to teach? – The closing discussion of the seminar on promoting Polish history abroad.

Closing ceremony.

The project is co-financed by the Department of Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as a part of the programme Cooperation in the Field of Public Diplomacy 2014.