Who are we?

Agnieszka Caban – director of the Museum for Intercultural Dialogue. Cultural researcher, cultural animator, a long-time activist for the Romani community. Lecturer and trainer of Gypsy/Romani history and culture, of intercultural communication, as well as social programs for ethnic and national minorities. Recipient of the Helena Radlińska Award for cultural animators (special distinction, 2014). An editor of books, methodical handbooks, journals and articles. 

Michał Sierlecki – museum assistant in the Museum for Intercultural Dialogue. Cultural researcher, journalist and musician. His interests include modern museology and the use of multimedia in exhibits. Radio and television enthusiast, especially when connected with multicultural communication.

Barbara Biskup – museum assistant in the Museum for Intercultural Dialogue, PhD candidate at the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, conducts research on socio-cultural aspects of femininity and masculinity. Self-defence and assertiveness trainer (WenDo), educator in human rights and discrimination prevention. She is interested in non-formal and intercultural education combined with the use of drama techniques.

Artur Kornacki – museum assistant in the Museum for Intercultural Dialogue. Historian and anglicist. A lover of fine literature, wooden architecture, music, and ethnography.
At the museum, he is responsible, among other things, for cooperation with the Kielce Scientific Society.

Kamil Detka – museum assistant in the Museum for Intercultural Dialogue. A historian particularly interested in the interwar period and the Second World War. An enthusiast of art, cinema and music.

 

Team of Experts:

dr hab. Robert Kotowski – doctor of humanities, historian, academic lecturer, a researcher of social history and women’s history in the 20th century, quality manager. Since 2009, he has served as the director of the National Museum in Kielce.

prof. Regina Renz – historian, provost of the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce. Among her interests are the socio-economic history and cultural relationships on Polish soil in the 19th and 20th centuries.

prof. Adam Massalski – historian, senator. The object of his research is questions of the history of education and science on Polish soil in the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as social and local history. Doctor honoris causa of the Pedagogical University in Cracow.

Marek Cecuła – pottery artist, designer. A citizen of Kielce, who returned to his home town after many years of living in Israel, Brazil and New York. From 1985 to 2004, he served as the dean of the pottery department at the Parsons School of Design in New York and a professor at the National College of Art and Design in Bergen, Norway.

Adam Bartosz – ethnographer, Romani researcher, director of the District Museum in Tarnów. Author of many texts, articles and books on the Romani people published in Poland and abroad, as well as exhibitions devoted to minorities, particularly Romani and Jewish.

Bogdan Białek – editor-in-chief of the "Charaktery" monthly, chairman of the Jan Karski Society, vice-president of the Polish Council of Christians and Jews, and board member of Jesziwa Pardes.