The Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe invites students and volunteers from Poland and Germany interested in topics of reconciliation, Polish-German relations and the culture of remembrance to the third edition of the seminar "Remembrance, Understanding, Future", formerly under the name „Reconciliation and remembrance".
The project is organized by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German Embassy in Warsaw and the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe in cooperation with the Regional Representation of the European Commission in Wrocław. The seminar will take place in Krzyżowa and Wrocław from 16th to 22nd June 2019.
The event will be attended by students, volunteers and NGO employees from Poland, Germany and the Western Balkans. The aim of the seminar is to reflect on the process of Polish-German reconciliation, which can be an inspiration for other nations trying to find understanding despite the difficult past.
During the seven-day meeting, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Krzyżowa, Polish-German relations and reconciliation, German memory of Silesia and experiences of Polish-German youth exchange, to visit Krzyżowa, the Gross Rosen Museum, the Silesian Museum in Goerlitz, University in Wrocław and the „Zajezdnia" History Center in Wrocław. The meeting will begin with a formal dinner at the Consulate General of Germany in Wrocław.
Participation is free of charge, the organizers also covers the costs of travels.
Detailed information on the meeting, including the program and the application form, can be found on the website of the Krzyżowa Foundation: https://bit.ly/2HLrbfz