Next stop, Ukraine

The next edition of local workshops will be taking place in Lviv in the Ukraine. This is the schedule with workshop leader Nathalie Bolgert and special guest Krzysztof Czyżewski.

Thursday, 31st October 2013
19.00 – 20.30: The Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe
Borderland – practice and philosophy of intercultural dialogue: Meeting with Krzysztof Czyżewski,Director of the Centre “Borderland of Cultures, Arts, Nations”
21.00:  Inaugural dinner – Hotel George, Lviv

Friday, 1st November, The Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe
09.00-10.30: Session 1: Introductory session
10.30: coffee break
11.00-12.30: Session 2 “No start without diagnosis”
13.00-14.30: “Culture and Solidarity”, Krzysztof Czyżewski’s lecture at the City Hall, Lviv.
15.00: late lunch
16.30-17.30: Session 3 “No project without an objective”
17.30: coffee break
18.00 -19.30: Workshop continuation
20.00: dinner

Saturday, 2nd November, The Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe
09.30-11.00: Questions and answers session with Krzysztof Czyżewski
11.00: coffee break
11.30-13.00: Session 4 “No activity without formulating and describing”
13.30: lunch
15.00-16.30:  Session 5 “Nothing without money and timing”
16.30:  coffee break
17.00-18.30: Session 6 “No wisdom without inspiration and good practices”
19.00: dinner
Sunday, 3rd November
09.00-11.00: Final Session

Nathalie Bolgert has a vast, grass-root experience working with Polish and Slovak NGOs and excellent knowledge in delivering formal and non-formal training and advisory services to NGOs and local administrations. She has been a Board member of two major NGOs in Poland: Batory Foundation (since 1998) and the Federation of Polish Food Banks (since 1997). Additionally, she has worked as an EU expert in a project concerning improvement and adaptation of quality standards in Employment Promotion Services for Polish NGOs. Last but not least, she has extensive experience in banking for non-formal clients usually excluded from financial services, while working for the Bank for Social and Economic Initiatives (1990-1995), the Polish-American Community Assistance Fund – a lending fund for NGOs – (1999-2009) and TISE (2010).

Krzysztof Czyżewski – Practitioner of ideas. Poet, essayist. Culture animator. Editor. Traveler. One of the initiators and since 1990 President of the “Borderland” Foundation , and director of the Centre “Borderland of Cultures, Arts, Nations”. President of European Network of Literary Houses HALMA. Artistic Director of Lublin bid for European Capital of Culture. Initiator and President of the Board of the Eastern Partnership Congress of Culture. Author of the books “The Path of the Borderland”, “Line of Return”, and “A Handbook of Dialogue. Trust and Identity”.


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