Itinerary 2014 (tentative, subject to change)

KRAKÓW (June 29-July 6) 

June 29 – Arrival in Krakow

 

NOTE: The Jewish Culture Festival will take place in Kraków from June 27-July 6. We will attend select events.

 

June 30-July 4 Morning lectures at Jagiellonian University – Dr. Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Dr. Wiktoria Kudela-Świątek (Jagiellonian University), and Dr. Adam Świątek (Editor, Księgarnia Akademicka Wydawnictwo).

 

Afternoon guided tours of:

 

·         Wawel Castle

·         Kazimierz (Old Synagogue, etc.)

·         Schindler’s Factory Museum

 

July 5 – afternoon guided tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps located in Oświęcim.

 

 

WARSZAWA (July 6-9) 

July 6 – morning – travel to Warszawa

July 6 – afternoon – free time in Old Town of Warszawa

 

July 7 – morning lecture by Dr. Sławomir Józefowicz (University of Warsaw) and tour of University

July 7 – afternoon tour of Warsaw Uprising Museum

 

July 8 – guided tours of

 

·         Jewish ghetto

·         History of Polish Jews Museum

·         Jewish cemetery

 

 

PRZEMYŚL (July 9-12) 

July 9 – travel to Przemyśl

 

July 10 – guided tours of

 

·         Przemyśl fortress

·         17th century palace in nearby Krasiczyn

 

July 11 – Orientation to Service Learning. Tour of Jewish cemetery, the site of ongoing restoration efforts.

 

 

LVIV (July 12-16) 

July 12-16 – Lviv, Ukraine

 

Lectures at Lviv University (faculty TBA)

 

Guided tours TBA

 

 

PRZEMYŚL (July 16-26) 

July 16 – return to Przemyśl

 

July 17-20 – Service Learning Work in Jewish Cemetery.

 

July 21-25 – Morning lectures by Dr. Tomasz Pudłocki (Jagiellonian University) and others at PWSW and TPN

 

Afternoon guided tours of

 

·         Jewish cultural sites in Przemyśl

·         National Museum of Przemyśl

 

Afternoon trip to

 

·         Leżajsk

 

Day trip to

 

·         Lublin – Majdanek concentration camp

 

July 26 – travel to Kraków

 

Sunday, July 27. Return flight to Buffalo

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