MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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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Resources for teachers

How to Prepare Students for Visits to the Auschwitz Memorial

The European pack for visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is a lengthy English-language resource targeting teachers and advisors planning visits to the Auschwitz Memorial. It is the result of several years of work by specialists from the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, the Council of Europe, and the Polish Ministry of National Education.

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Presentations with visual materials used in the books “Voices of Memory”

Each publication is dedicated to one of many complicated problems dealing with the history of this camp; and it includes research articles that delve into a certain topic, as well as a selection of source material and lesson plans, which make it easier for the teacher to use the resources contained in the textbooks during history and Polish language lessons. Available in the English language.

PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 1”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 2”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 3”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 4”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 5”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 6”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 7”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 8”

International education conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet...”

How do we teach about Auschwitz and the Holocaust in a time we are losing the last eyewitnesses to the history? Are we dealing exclusively with the transfer of historical information or should educators also look for references to problems and challenges of the contemporary world? Of what relevance today, are spoken and material evidence? These are just some of the questions posed during the international education conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet...” which was held at the Auschwitz Memorial on 26-29 October, 2015.

See two panel discussion of the conference: the meeting with the survivors (in Polish) and experts (in English)