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Seminar for journalists, 24-25 September. Call for participants

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16-07-2019

"History, Memory and Responsibility" is the title of the English-language seminar for journalists from around thew world which will be held by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust on 24-25 September 2019 (Sep 23 & 26 are the arrival and departure days).

 

The seminar will take place at the Auschwitz Memorial. It will include both historical part with an in-depth study visit of the former German Nazi camp (including spaces closed for visitors), lectures and discussions as well as visits at different parts of the Museum (Collections and Conservation), meeting with the director of the Memorial and visiting the Auschwitz Jewish Center in Oświęcim. 

On September 26 journalists will have an opportunity to visit an exhibition of art works made by an Auschwitz survivor Marian Kołodziej. They will also be able to work individually at the Auschwitz Memorial.

The cost of the seminar and accommodation are fully covered by the Museum (we do not cover the cost of travel and insurance).

All interested in participating in the seminar should contact Paweł Sawicki from the Press Office: . 

The application should include a short description how the participation in the seminar will help in the journalist work. Please send the applications until August 11, 2019.