Call for young participants from Ukraine for the international historical project

We are delighted to invite young people from Ukraine ages 18-26 to participate in the International educational and cultural program focused on the research of World War II memories through family history. Please apply by 4 September 2020.

Together with the participants from Poland and Germany, you will have a unique opportunity to: study the history of your family, dive into the years of 1933-1945, learn more about the places of remembrance: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen, locations in Lviv. 

The project activities will be taken in online.

This is a great chance for you to:

  • Experience communication in international groups.
  • Master the art of conducting a dialogue.
  • Help peers in Poland and Germany discover your country and family.
  • Research your family history of 1933-1945 and post-war years & share the collected memories about these events;extend your understanding of National Socialism, Stalinism, Holocaust and World War II. 
  • Visit online and rethink the value behind places of remembrance: the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland, the Bergen-Belsen Memorial in Germany and places of remembrance in Lviv, Ukraine. 
  • Receive the certificate of programme completion.

If you are looking for new experiences and knowledge, ready to participate in all project stages – this is your opportunity to become one of the 10 participants from Ukraine.

Participation in the project is free of charge

Dates:

  • in September – national team meeting.
  • 1 October – study program start (10 online sessions, 3.5 hours each, twice per week: Tuesday and Friday/Saturday afternoon).
  • November – interviews with family members (conduct/record and finalize).
  • 11 December – presentation of studies by participants.

Finalized research projects will be published on the project website. There is a chance to participate in experience exchange visits to Poland and Germany next year.

Please, apply online by 4 September.

More on the peculiarities of the project this year and comments from the organizers here.