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Seminar in collaboration with the academic centre for oral history in Voronezh

01-05-2019
The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust has organised for the seventh time, in cooperation with the Academic Centre for Oral History in Voronezh, a seminar for teachers and educators from Russia entitled “Auschwitz - history and symbol” The project, which took place between 15 and 18 April 2019, involved 22 people from different Russian cities.

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS | International Educational Conference “Auschwitz - Never again! – Really?” - 1-4 July 2019.

10-04-2019
“Auschwitz - Never again! – Really?” - is the motto of the International Educational Conference, which will take place from 1-4 July 2019 at the Auschwitz Memorial. The topics of lectures and discussions will concern education in the context of preventing genocide and crimes against humanity. We began Call for Papers for the panel "History is repeating. From the past to the present. From the present to the past."

ICEAH seminar in Ukraine for Polish teachers and educators

08-04-2019
"Studying the Holocaust for the development of an atmosphere of tolerance" is the title of a seminar addressed to Polish educators, held on 24-29 March 2019 in the Dniepr and Kiev. It was attended by 22 people, teachers and guide (educators) of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

International Summer Academy 2019 in English and German - Call for Participants

27-02-2019
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust is opening the application session to participate in the 7th edition of the International Summer Academy. This English-speaking program will take place from 20 to 27 July 2019 and the German-speaking from 17 to 23 August 2019 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The seminar is addressed to teachers, educators, historians, employees of memorial sites, students and all those interested in the history of WWII and the Holocaust.

Educational challenges in authentic memorial sites

17-10-2018
The results of the three-year project “The Future of Auschwitz and the Holocaust Education in Authentic Memorial Sites” implemented by the Auschwitz Museum and the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam were summarised during an international conference held at the Book Gallery in Oświęcim from 10-12 October.
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The International  Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust conducts educational activities in cooperation with Polish and foreign institutions, as well as partner organizations, dealing with issues related to the activities of the Museum.

The cooperation consists of, among others, the following: carrying out joint ventures in the area of training of teachers, students, and educational workers, also training guides who work at memorial sites in Poland and abroad, organizing international workshops, seminars, conferences and in conducting other educational activities.

Institutes, museums and memorial sites in Poland: State Museum at Majdanek, Stutthof State Museum in Sztutowo, Museum of Struggle and Martyrdom in Treblinka, Museum of the Former Nazi Death Camp in Sobibór, Gross-Rosen Museum in Rogoźnica, Jewish Historical Institute.

Universities and research institutes in Poland: Pedagogical University of Krakow, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Warsaw University, University of Silesia in Katowice, University of Wroclaw, University of Łódź, Catholic University of Lublin, Opole University, The State Higher Vocational School in Oświęcim, Institute of National Remembrance (IPN).

Institutes, museums and memorial sites abroad: Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem, The Holocaust Museum in Washington, Terezín Memorial in Czech Republic, The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Raphael Lemkin Center for Genocide Prevention created by The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, Auschwitz Foundation in Brussels, Buchenwald Memorial, Bergen-Belsen Memorial.

Universities and research institutes abroad: University Babes Bolyai in Cluj, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Northumbria University in Newcastle, Luther College, West Texas A&M in Canyon, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.

Institutions and educational centers in Poland and abroad: superintendents of education, teacher training centers, educational libraries, teacher’s associations, non-governmental educational organizations and others.

Institutions and educational centers in Oświęcim: International Youth Meeting Center in Oświęcim, Krakow Foundation of Center for Dialogue and Prayer in Oświęcim, Jewish Educational Center and Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot Synagogue in Oświęcim.

International organizations: International Auschwitz Committee, UNESCO, International Council of Museums, Council of Europe, The Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research.

Associations and foundations: Association of Auschwitz Deportees in Paris, The Shoah Memorial in Paris, Polish Association for the Maintenance of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Site, Christian Culture Foundation “Znak” in Krakow.