Day: May 20, 2022

Don’t Forget Us: A Walk Through the Holocaust

Asbury’s Video/Journalism Students at work The Human Dignity Tour this year had the privileged benefit of a 5-student video/journalism crew joining us on our exploration. Under the direction of professor, Rich Manieri, these students are working to develop a suite of media and journalism pieces associated with the trip. A few are already posted on their webpage: I will add additional blog posts as more content is developed.

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Holocaust Studies Tour – Day 8 (Group 1)

Auschwitz I and II (Birkenau) On Thursday, we traveled the 50km or so out of Kraków to the Polish village of Oświȩcim, renamed by the Germans as Auschwitz during WWII occupation; therein sits the infamous set of camps. For nearly 8 hours the students made their way through cobblestone alleys, and over the rutted and uneven paths that criss-cross these camps. Our guide, David Kennedy, was (as always) informative, patient, respectful, and welcoming of questions. We spent our first 3 1/2 hours at Auschwitz I. Here are some of the pics: We then traveled the three kilometers to Auschwitz II

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Holocaust Studies Tour – Day 7 (Group 1)

Travel Day On Wednesday, the team took an 8+ hour bus trip from Berlin to Krakow. It was uneventful, beautiful, restful…needed. We got to the hostel early enough to walk around Old Town Kraków and visit Wawel Castle. Here are a few pics: Thursday we will visit Auschwitz I and II…

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