Programming Council, scholars and the conference team

Programming Council:
 

  • Prof. Debórah Dwork – profesor of Holocaust history, Director of the Holocaust and Genocide Research Center at Clark University. One of the promoters of incorporating oral history into historical research.
  • Sjur Bergan – Director of the Education Department at the European Council. One of the main authors of the Lisbon Convention resolutions. Author of numerous publications on higher education in Europe.
  • Dr Claudia Lenz – Director of Research at the European Wergeland Centre, researcher at the HL-Center in Oslo. She researches cultural and political memory, as well as historical awareness in the context of the Second World War and the Holocaust.  
  • Dr Grzegorz Mazurkiewicz – works at the Public Affairs Institute of the Management and Social Communication Department of the Jagiellonian University. He researches educational politics and the quality of education, as well as cross-cultural education.
  • Alicja Pacewicz – co-founder, vice-chair of the board of the Civic Education Center Foundation. She works on educational programs, coursebooks for students, scripts for classes and guidebooks for teachers. A consultant at the Ministry of Education and at the Centra Education Commission.

Scholars – lecturers:
 

  • Prof. Kristin Skinstad van der Kooij – professor of multicultural education in Oslo and at Akerhus University College. She runs courses in multicultural education, epistemology and research methodology.
  • Sjur Bergan – Director of the Education Department at the European Council. One of the main authors of the Lisbon Convention resolutions. Author of numerous publications on higher education in Europe.
  • Witold Dąbrowski –  actor, musician, storyteller; affiliated with Scena 6 theatre and Teatr NN. Deputy director of „Brama Grodzka – Teatr NN” Center, which engages with the cultural and historical heritage of the city of Lublin and the Lublin Province.
  • Brendan Jackson – representative of the UK-based Laundry Association, which engages in a number of cross-cultural projects. His own projects involve photography, film, visual arts, oral history and digital media. 
  • Prof. dr Paul Scheffer – professor of urban planning at the Amsterdam University. Eminent philosopher, psychologist and documentary filmmaker. One of the leading European authors dealing with migration and multiculturalism. Former foreign correspondent in Paris and Warsaw.
  • Prof. dr. hab. Barbara Szacka – researches folk memory, biological background of social life and general sociology. She lectured for many years at the Warsaw University; at present she teaches at the Warsaw School of Social Science and Humanities.
  • Prof. dr Andreas Zick – profesor of socialization and conflict research at the Pedagogical Department at the University of Bielefeld. In his own research, he concentrates on psychological and social aspects of the influence of prejudice and discrimination on the origin and escalation of conflicts.
  • Marte Michelet – journalist, researcher engaged in equality debates, e.g. on islamophobia and anti-immigrant attitudes. She published a book on the Holocaust in Norway, for which she was awarded the Norwegian Brage Prize.

Workshop leaders:
 

  • Karen Polak (Anne Frank House, Amsterdam), Flora Suen  (Anne Frank Zentrum, Berlin)
  • Harald Syse (Norwegian Center for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities, Oslo)
  • Grzegorz Demel (Znak Foundation, Krakow)
  • Agata Pietrzyk-Sławińska (Royal Łazienki Museum in Warsaw)
  • Maria Galbraith (University of Alabama), Małgorzata Wosińska  (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
  • Jolanta Steciuk  (Polis – Young Journalists’ Association; School of Social Sciences at the Polish Academy of Science), Zuzanna Piechowicz  (Polis – Young Journalists’ Association; TOK FM Radio)
  • Jolanta Olsztyn, Barbara Subko  (Lycee Francais de Varsovie, High School Complex in Sejny)
  • Satsita Khumaidova, Dominika Cieślikowska (Society for Anti-discriminatory Education)
  • Joanna Mikulska, Joanna Kocon (Dorożkarnia Cultural Center, Warsaw)
  • Kinga Anna Gajda, Katarzyna Suszkiewicz, Ewelina Malik (Jagiellonian University)
  • Agnieszka Kajczyk (Jewish Histrical Institute, Warsaw)
  • Dorota Jędruch, Agnieszka Fluder (Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie) (National Museum, Krakow)
  • David Stoleru, Arielle Margaux (The Beit Project Association, Barcelona)
  • Maja Dobiasz, Malina Janusz-Baranowska (Fundacja Centrum Edukacji Obywatelskiej, Warszawa)
  • Nora Hammidi (Anne Frank House, Amsterdam)
  • Monika Mazur-Rafał (Humanity in Action, Polska)
  • Zakia Akkouh (European Wergeland Centre, Oslo)

Conference Team:
 

  • Dr Claudia Lenz (European Wergeland Center) – programming coordinator
  • Ewa Chomicka (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) – programming coordinator
  • Łucja Koch (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) – consultant
  • Monika Koszyńska (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) – consultant
  • Monika Prus (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) – coordinator (organizing)
  • Anna Walczak (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) – promotion specialist
  • Karol Kwiatkowski (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) – promotion specialist

 

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