Between memory and oblivion 1

Events 26/05/2017

Exhibition "Between memory and oblivion".

On 17 March 2017 in Czersk in Poland, in the framework of the NEARCH project, an exhibition presenting the non-invasive research on the prisoners of war camp from the First World War located in the woodlands of today’s Czersk village in Poland was opened . The exhibition started with lectures given by Arek Marciniak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań) on the importance of archaeological research on the contemporary sites, as well as by Dawid Kobiałka (National Science Academy in Warsaw) and Kornelia Kajda (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań) on the non-invasive research within the camp’s structures. In the opening of exhibition took part local authorities and communities as well as children from local schools. From 17 March till 19 April 2017 on the exhibition visitors could see the results of the non-invasive research conducted on the camp’s area between 2015 and 2016. They could also read about the meaning of the NEARCH project and importance of archaeology and heritage to the contemporary society.
On 21 April 2017 the exhibition was presented in the Historic and Ethnographic Museum in Chojnice. During the opening Michał Pawleta (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań) gave a speech on the contemporary role and understanding of archaeology. The exhibition is opened from the 19 of April until the 1st of June 2017 in the Museum.