Itinerary (tentative, subject to change)

Schedule of Lectures and Events - Summer 2015


Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are at Jagiellonian University.


Arrival in Kraków on Monday, June 22.


Week 1 (June 22-June 27). Galicia before War and Revolution.


Afternoon tours and site visits during the week include:

·        Jagiellonian University, Collegium Maius

·        Wawel Castle and Cathedral

·        Galicia Jewish Museum

·        Schindler’s Factory Museum


TWR lectures from 9:00-12:00 (540 minutes total)



Week 2 (June 28-July 4): The World Wars; Multicultural Poland during the Interwar Period.



The following tour and site visit are scheduled for Thursday, July 2:

·        Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps located in Oświęcim

·        “The Labyrinth” – artwork by Marian Kolodziej, which is located in the basement of the St. Maximilian Kolbe Center in Harmeze (near Oświęcim)


MTW lectures from 9:00-12:00 (540 minutes)



NOTE: The Jewish Culture Festival (26 June-5 July) will take place in Kraków during this week. We will attend select events.


July 3-5 – visit to Warsaw. World War II in Poland.


Tour  lectures (180 minutes)



Tours and site visits in Warsaw include:

·        Old Town

·        the site of the Jewish ghetto during World War II

·        History of Polish Jews Museum

·        Okopowa Street Jewish cemetery

·        Warsaw Uprising Museum;



Week 3 (July 5-11): The Legacy of Multiculturalism in the People’s Republic and Poland Today.


MTW lectures from 9:00-12:00 (540 minutes)



Thursday, July 9. Travel to Przemyśl.



July 10-11. Visit to Lviv, Ukraine.



Week 4 (July 12-18): Historic Preservation in Przemyśl. Orientation to Service Learning by Dr. John Hartman.

(Service Learning requires 20 hours of service for each credit earned. This includes lectures, site visits, and fieldwork in the cemetery.) Reading: John J. Hartman and Jacek Krochmal. Tr. Agnieszka Andrzejewska. I Remember Every Day . . . The Fates of the Jews of Przemyśl during World War II


July 19 – travel to Kraków and return flight home.

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