Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Memory-Place-Presence Program in Lublin: Deadline extended

The application deadline for the summer program "Memory - Place - Presence" organized by the Grodzka Gate - NN Theatre" in Lublin is now extended until March 15th.
Qualified candidates should complete the application form and e-mail it to the Memory – Place – Presence Advisory Committee at summerschooltnn@gmail.com by March 15, 2015. In addition, for students a letter of recommendation and a transcript of grades should be sent to the above address.

The program focuses on education about Jewish life and heritage in Poland based on the example of Lublin and the Lublin region. Educational activities (lectures, workshops, panel discussions) during the program will address issues such as the history of Polish Jews on the example of Lublin, the heritage of the shtetls, linguistic pillars of the local Jewish culture, Jewish identities in 20th century, Holocaust and its consequences for the region, educational restitution and memory work. The curriculum includes also visits to the recently opened Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Majdanek Museum at the site of former concentration and death camp, the Bełżec Museum-Memorial Site and a study tour of former shtetl sites. More about the program can be found on www.summerschool.teatrnn.pl

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