On our second day of the project we had a guided tour around Krzyzowa. It is a really small town, but it has its unique, own stories. So we tried to discover this place from different perspectives in the method “Borders change, memory stays”: European, Polish, German and from the point of view of young people. Looking[…]
Friday it was time to get to know the place where the seminar takes place – Krzyżowa – and have a look at some of the stories told there. After a quick overview of the Krzyżowa Foundation’s history and departments, the group split to learn more – either about the Kreisau circle in the House on the Hill or about Polish-German reconciliation – in the permanent exhibition „Courage and Reconciliation”. This post follows the group entering the exhibition.
Long and intense discussions – and sometimes very different stories of the “same event”.
Once upon today… we met in Krzyżowa. After a descent amount of free time we gathered in the Palace – the heart of the Krzyżowa estate. Here we began a next stage of our project. Our guide was Dominik Kretschman – trainer and teacher at the Krzyżowa Foundation. He is a man who knows everything[…]