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Panel Discussion and Opening of the Exhibition

Thursday, March 23rd, 7:30 pm @ 321 Morey Hall, UR River Campus


March 24 - 26th, 9 am - 8 pm @ Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation

Please join us for the grand opening of the exhibition The Good Samaritans from Markowa, honoring the memory of the eight members of the Ulma family--including six children and their pregnant mother--executed by the Nazis for sheltering Jews during the Second World War.

The event will start with a panel discussion with Maciej Golubiewski, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York, Bonnie Abrams, Director, Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information; Aaron Hughes, Professor of Religion, Philip S. Bernstein Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies; and Randall Stone, Director of the Skalny Center and Professor of Political Science. A reception and viewing of the exhibition will follow in Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation.

The exhibition will run March 24-26 in Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation. Free and open to the public between 9:00 am and 8:00 pm. Parking will be free after 7:00 pm.

The exhibition is made possible by the generous support of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York.

Maciej Golubiewski graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Washington and Lee University (1999) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and has a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the Johns Hopkins University (2005). He also holds an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the United World College of the Atlantic in the UK. For close to five years, he was a teaching assistant and lecturer in political science and international relations at the Johns Hopkins University and spent two semesters as a visiting professor at Mannheim University in Germany. In 2008, he joined, as an established official, the Directorate General for Development and Relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries at the European Commission in Brussels as a desk responsible for regional political and economic cooperation with the Horn, East and Southern Africa region. In 2011, he was transferred to the newly created European External Action Service, where, since 2012, he had been responsible for preparing the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council positions on the developing conflict in Syria. Most recently, between 2014 and 2016, Mr. Golubiewski served as the Deputy Chief of Mission and the Head of the Political Section at the EU Delegation to Lebanon in Beirut. Mr. Golubiewski sits on an advisory board of the Integral Economic Development master programs at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C, and for almost ten years has been associated with the Sobieski Institute in Warsaw as an expert on the EU and foreign policy.