Head of Education Department
Dr. Katarzyna Suszkiewicz is a graduate from the Institute of European Studies at the Faculty of International and Political Studies of the Jagiellonian University, and doctor of social science in the field of political science. She participated in a programme of youth exchange organized by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Polish Israeli Youth Encounters 2009/2010 ) as well as in a seminar for Polish educators at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem (2010), and was a finalist in the Majer Balaban Competition for the best Master’s and Doctoral Theses about Jews and Israel in 2009. At the Centre for Holocaust Studies she coordinated the international seminar Antisemitism and Racism in Europe – Fascist Ideology and Practice (2008) and worked as a recruiter for the International Summer School for teachers “Teaching about the Holocaust” (Nauczanie o Holokauście) (2008- 2012). She has also worked for the exhibition department at the Galicia Jewish Museum (2017-2018) and at the Jewish Community Centre in Kraków as visitor service manager and coordinator of volunteers (2018-2022). Currently Dr. Suszkiewicz is a head of the Education Department at the Galicia Jewish Museum. She is a member and vice-president of AntiSchemes 2 Foundation since its beginning in 2014. Her research interests: the Holocaust, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, the issues of material heritage, remembrance and the usage of cultural space.