DISCRIMINATION

How comes to discrimination? Be aware / Jak dochodzi do dyskryminacji? Uświadom sobie

Migration and discrimination of migrants were topics of a two day workshop at the Museum of History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.

We learnt what we need to act against discrimination: knowledge, skills, reflection -> motivation to act. These reminds me of the concept of Swiss Johann Pestalozzi „head, heart and hand” [głowa, serce, ręka]. It means that our mind, feelings and actions should “act” together. Continue reading “How comes to discrimination? Be aware / Jak dochodzi do dyskryminacji? Uświadom sobie”

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Jan Karski. Human beings and H/history

Looking for examples of brave but not out of reach people? Jan Karski was one of them. His life was an inspiration for the conference “Jan Karski. Human beings and H/history. Aims of education for antidiscrimination”. Continue reading “Jan Karski. Human beings and H/history”

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Network of Polish NGO’s

Looking for network of NGO’s? Join the National Federation of Polish NGOs (Ogólnopolska Federacja Organizacji Pozarządowych, OFOP). OFOP is organising a meeting (a forum) of Polish non-governmental organisations every 4 years. Continue reading “Network of Polish NGO’s”

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Teaching human rights and history

Combining human rights and history education can be very useful. One of the common values for both fields is the change. If you analyse history you look mostly for the change and dealing with human rights aimes mostly at bringing change into life.

Change is also a title of a book wich is being prepared by an international team of scientists in collaboration with practitioners of history education and human rights education. I will upload it here, when it will be finished in 2016. Continue reading “Teaching human rights and history”

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German-Belorussian-Lithuanian relationships

Looking for ideas of scientific excursions? I recommend you to go to Lithuania. I took part on the excursion for German, Lithuanian and Belorussian students „Lithuania During a Period of The Two World Wars“ (05.10.2014 – 17.05.2014, Vilnius and Kaunas, Lithuania), organised in cooperation with the Vilnius University and European Humanities University. Continue reading “German-Belorussian-Lithuanian relationships”

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Urban Spaces of L’viv

There was a number of number of international conferences dedicated to the link of topics “Lviv: City – Society – Culture”. On May 29-31, 2014 the 12th conference took place at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and the Center for Urban History. This conference, dedicated to Lviv’s urban space in both its physical and symbolic dimensions, was precisely called “Urban Spaces of Lviv/Lwów/Lemberg: Imagination, Experiences, Practices.” Continue reading “Urban Spaces of L’viv”

The year 1914 and L’viv and Galicia

Because of the 100th anniversary of the begin of World War I there were more publications about this turning point in the history. I wrote an article about the meaning of the year 1914 for L’viv and Galicia. I also wrote about the meaning of Galicia for the states Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and Russian Imperium at that time. I’ve analysed the press and the memoires.

Continue reading “The year 1914 and L’viv and Galicia”

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Textbook “History and human rights”

KARTA Center’ve published the textbook “History and human rights” and translated it into English. You can find the textbook here. I’m the co-editor of the textbook. Continue reading “Textbook “History and human rights””

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Workshops “History and human rights”

History education can be connected with the field of human rights. Since 2010 I’m attempting to do it on a theoretical and practical way. I worked out a theory and methodology on it, which could be useful also for you. You can download it here. You can also download workshop scenarios for work with adults and pupils here. Continue reading “Workshops “History and human rights””