African Conference

Artes Liberales

Scientific and artistic conference



 October 10-12, 2014

 University of Dar es Salaam; Tanzania / Makerere University; Uganda / University of New Jersey; USA (initiative) / American Council of Learned Societies, New York (USA) / Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Artes Liberales; Poland / European Center for Theater Practices “Gardzienice”; Poland

Fifteen representatives of academia and theater from Tanzania and Uganda, as well as representatives of the University of New Jersey and the University of Warsaw participated in the conference and artistic program.

Conference plan:

Friday 10th October 2014 at 17:30 Arrival of the conference participants to Gardzienice

at 18.00 Włodzimierz Staniewski – delivery of a welcome message

at 19.30 Dinner

at 20.30 Visiting the palace and park complex of the European Center for Theater Practices “Gardzienice”, rebuilt from the ruins (Attention! In the evening hours, the Theater Marathon for the general public is also held; theater halls in Gardzienice

Saturday 11 October 2014

 at 9.00 Breakfast

 at 10.00 Presentation of materials Tanzania / Uganda / USA, conference room at the Palace, Gardzienice

 at 11.30 Coffee break

at 12.00 W. Staniewski, speech and film presentations on the undertakings of Gardzienice Theater serving the idea of ​​Theater for Conflict Resolution: – 1970s. Eastern Poland – 1980s / 1990s Northern and Southern Ireland (Cross the Border Project) – 1990s. Ukraine.

 at 14.00 Lunch

 at 16.00-17.00 Presentation of the artists of the Gardzienice Theater on theatrical techniques useful in the Theater for Conflict Resolution

 at 19.00 Theater Marathon of the Gardzienice Theater for conference participants and the audience

at 22.00 Meeting with W. Staniewski and actors; discussion Sunday October 12, 2014

at 8.00 Breakfast

 at 9.00 Participants of the conference in the Holy Mass. in the church in Wygnanowice, occasional meeting with Fr. Zbigniew Borowski

at 10.30 Summary meeting, conference room, Gardzienice

 at 12.30 Lunch

at 13.30 Departure of conference participants from Gardzienice