Programme in Oświęcim 23-30.10.2015

Friday, 23rd of October

Arrival, Welcoming, Checking into the rooms

19:30 Dinner

Saturday, 24th of October

8:00 Breakfast

9:00-9:30 Warming up (introductory games)

9:30-10:30 Expectations and concerns concerning the seminar – in plenum

10:30-10:45 Coffee & tea break

10:45-12:30 Stories from our Families… – What were our experiences with the homework – in plenum Gallery of historical relicts and symbols – Introduction to the presentation of the interviews – in plenum

12:30-13:30 Lunch (MDSM)

15:00-18:00 Presentation of the interviews (Simultaneously in 3 rooms) 1 st: Szymański Room – 3 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion) 2 nd: Przybylski Room – 3 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion) 3 rd: Goldstein Room – 3 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion)

18:30-19:30 Dinner (MDSM)

20:00 “How did I feel about today?” – Reflection in plenum Afterwards Polish evening at the MDSM Cafe (prepared by the Polish group)

Sunday, 25th of October

8:00 Breakfast

9:00-9:30 Warming up (introductory games)

9:30-12:30 Presentation of the interviews (Simultaneously in 3 rooms) 1 st: Szymański Room – 3 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion) 2 nd: Przybylski Room – 3 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion) 3 rd: Goldstein Room – 3 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion)

12:30-13:30 Lunch (MDSM)

14:30-16:30 Presentations of the Interviews (Simultaneously 2 Rooms) 1 st: Szymański Room – 2 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion) 2 nd: Przybylski Room – 2 Interviews (30 min. Presentation + 25 min. Discussion)

16:45-17:15 Coffee & tea break

17:15-18:30 What role does the history of the Second World War play in our family? – Reflection in smaller groups as well as in plenum

18:30-19:30 Dinner (MDSM)

20:00-21:00 Short preparation for visiting Auschwitz

Monday, 26th of October

8:00 Breakfast

8:45 Walk to the memorial site

9:30-12:30 Auschwitz and the Holocaust – Guided tour on the terrain of the former concentration camp Auschwitz I (in three languages: PL + DE + RU)

13:30-14:30 Lunch (MDSM)

15:00-16:30 Reflections on the guided tour – in plenum

16:30-17:00 Coffee & tea break 4 „History begins in the family…” German-Polish-Ukrainian Youth Project

23-30 Oktober 2015 International Youth Meeting Centre Oświęcim/Poland

17:00-19:00 Workshop: Families in history … – Working in groups with the photo album Before They Perished… – Photographs Found in Auschwitz – Preperation of the reciprocal guided tour through the exhibition in the former “Sauna“-building in Birkenau

19.30 Dinner (MDSM) Free time during the evening

Tuesday, 27th of October

8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Drive to the memorial site Birkenau

9:30-12:00 Reciprocal guided tour through the exhibition Before They Perished… – Photographs Found in Auschwitz – Preperation of the reciprocal guided tour through the exhibition in the former “Sauna“-building in Birkenau

12:30-13:30 Lunchbreak (Coffee at the memorial site in Birkenau)

13:45-16:45 Auschwitz and the Holocaust – Guided tour on the terrain of the former camp of Auschwitz II-Birkenau (in three languages: PL + DE + RU)

17:30-18:30 Dinner (MDSM)

19:00-20:30 Reflections on the guided tour – in plenum Preparation of the interview with contemporary witness Mrs. Zofia Posmysz optional: Pasażerka/Passenger (movie)

Wednesday, 28th of October

8:30 Breakfast

10:30-13:00 Meeting and discussion with the contemporary witness Mrs. Zofia Posmysz (translation from Polish into English)

13:30-14:30 Lunch

15:00-16:00 Reflections on the discussion with Mrs. Posmysz – in plenum

16:15-18:15 Workshop: Preparation of material to publish on the project’s homepage Introduction to the third part of the seminar in the Ukraine 2016

18:30-19:30 Dinner Free time during the evening

Thursday, 29th of October

8:00 Breakfast

9:00-10:30 Drive to Kraków

11:00-14:00 Guided tour through the old town and the Jewish quarter of Kraków (English) Free time

17:30-19:00 Drive to Oswiecim

19:00-20:00 Dinner (MDSM)

20:00-21:00 Evaluation of the seminar Farewell evening at MDSM Cafe

Friday, 30th of October

8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Departure of the participants