“Awarness – Responsibility – Future” – call for papers for the International Education Conference on Auschwitz and the Holocaust
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will hold an expert conference on education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust from 4-5 July 2017. It will be part of commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Nearly 70 Auschwitz Museum educators-guides took part in lectures conducted by the employees and cooperators of Amud Aish Memorial Centre from New York. They constituted part of specialist training program prepared by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust, in which Auschwitz Memorial guides participate each year.
'Art at Auschwitz concentration camp' – is a new online lesson prepared by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. It is dedicated to a unique document which shows the reality of functioning of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz as well as the fate if its victims – works of art made by the prisoners. The author of the lesson is Agnieszka Sieradzka, an art historian who works at the Collections of the Memorial.
Exhibition on the deportation of inhabitants of the upraising Warsaw to Auschwitz in the Google Cultural Institute
72 years ago, on August 12, 1944, the first transport of civilian inhabitants of Warsaw arrested en masse after the outbreak of the uprising and imprisoned in a transitional camp in Pruszków-Durchgangslager 121, arrived at the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau. On the occasion of the anniversary, the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust has opened a new exhibition in the Google Cultural Institute: “Deportation of Warsaw inhabitants to Auschwitz after the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising“.
Pupils and students
One cannot understand the modern world without a thorough knowledge of the history of the Nazi German concentration camp, Auschwitz. Students and academic youth can take advantage of educational programs prepared by ICEAH.
Middle | Upper-Secondary | Universities
Educational work shapes the individual and collective memory of Auschwitz. ICEAH organizes postgraduate studies, seminars, conferences, and also prepares publications supporting educators in the proper preparation of young people for a visit to the Memorial.
Education in the authentic space of the former camp gives the opportunity to reflect and debate on many universal topics, significant in the process of civic education. Therefore, the activity of ICEAH is also addressed to various professional and social groups.