Please feel invited to participate in guided tours organized for the Conference speakers and participants. The tours will make you more familiar with the history of the Polish land and specifically Warsaw and its inhabitants.

Read about the sightseeing options below and please choose those that you are interested in on the registration form in the “Registration” section!

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A walk through Zamenhoffa and Anielewicza Streets – Looking for Traces of the Jewish Culture

(Sunday, 26 June)

Warsaw’s Jewish community used to be one of the largest in Europe. Although the Jewish heritage found in Warsaw was almost completely destroyed during World War II, you can still find hidden traces of this rich culture. The walk leads through the centre of Warsaw and the former Jewish districts (Muranów, Mirów, Wola). If you wish to take part in the tour, please select the relevant option on the registration form in the “Registration” section.

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Guided Tour in the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw

(Thursday, 23 June)

The Fryderyk Chopin Museum takes care of the world’s largest and most varied collection of memorabilia related to the life and work of the composer which consists of over 7500 items. In 1999, a part of the Chopin Museum’s collection was placed on the UNESCO Memory of the World list including objects that require special protection on account of their unique cultural value. The Fryderyk Chopin Museum can be visited with a Polish or English-speaking guide, please declare your participation in a group visit by selecting the appropriate option on the registration form in the “Registration” section. Details of organised tours of the museum can be found here:
https://muzeum.nifc.pl/en/muzeum/wizyta-informacje-miejsce/1/1100_zwiedzanie-z-przewodnikiem/

Palace of Culture and Science – a still living testimony of the socialism times

(Sunday, 26 June)

The Palace of Culture and Science is the most recognizable building in Poland. It grew into the panorama of the capital for good. Some people cannot imagine Warsaw without it, while for others it is a symbol of the past system. The Palace of Culture and Science has its mysteries and anecdotes. You will know them from the guide! Please declare your participation by selecting the appropriate option on the registration form in the “Registration” section. Details of the organised tour of PKiN can be found here: https://pkin.pl/en/visiting-pkin/

Zachęta National Gallery of Art

(Thursday, 23 June)

Zachęta National Gallery of Art is an institution whose mission is to popularize contemporary art as an important element of cultural and social life. It is a place where the most interesting phenomena in 20th and 21st century art are presented. The participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the currently presented exhibitions, which will be guided by a Polish or English-speaking guide. Please declare your participation by selecting the appropriate option in the application form in the “Registration” section.

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Museum of the History of Polish Jews POLIN

(Thursday, June 23rd )

The POLIN Museum is a modern cultural institution – a historical museum presenting 1000 years of history of Polish Jews. It is also a place of meeting and dialogue for all those who would like to learn more about the past and the contemporary Jewish culture, who want to draw conclusions from the Polish-Jewish history for the future, who want to tackle with the stereotypes and face contemporary threats, such as xenophobia and nationalistic prejudices. Serving the ideas of openness, tolerance, and truth, the POLIN Museum contributes to mutual understanding and respect among Poles and Jews. Please declare your participation by selecting the appropriate option in the application form in the “Registration” section, declarations of tour group selection will be accepted via email. Details of the museum’s organized sightseeing can be found here:

https://www.polin.pl/pl/grupy-doroslych-z-polski-i-zagranicy
https://www.polin.pl/pl/grupy-z-izraela

*The organizers reserve the possibility to change routes and conditions and locations of visits depending on the number of notifications and the sanitary and epidemiological recommendations in force.
*Please send inquiries regarding information on the sightseeing program for participants of the conference “Enlivening Autistic Withdrawals – a Psychoanalytic Perspective” to the following e-mail address: tours.autismconference@gmail.com

*If you are interested in taking part in the tours, please send your preferred tour times to the following e-mail address: tours.autismconference@gmail.com