History, Memory and Education — First International Summer Academy
We are pleased to announce the opening of the First International Summer Academy organized by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, as part of educational programs organized at the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust.
The Summer Academy addresses teachers, educators, researchers and all those who are interested in the historical, religious and sociological aspects of Auschwitz and the Holocaust. The program will include modules concerning academic research in the field, commemoration and preservation of authentic historical sites as well as reflection on how memory of Auschwitz and the Holocaust can be incorporated into educational values of modern civic societies.
All participants will receive certificates.
Location: Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum (Oświęcim), Department of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University (Cracow)
Accommodation: Hotel Olecki in Oświęcim, (single/double rooms)
Dates: 26 June - 1 July 2011
Session Length: 5 days
Application Deadline: May 13, 2011
Cost: 400 Euro (covers program, accommodation, half-board, transportation to Cracow on the last day)
Please find more details about the application and the conditions for participation in the enclosed attachments