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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.

Exhibition of documents from the Eiss Archive in Bern

28-09-2018
The exhibition presenting the Eiss Archive was opened at the residence of the ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Bern. The unique collection of documents was acquired in August from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum thanks to the considerable involvement of the Polish diplomacy and support of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

Unique exhibition "David Olère. The One Who Survived Crematorium III" from 30 October at the Auschwitz Memorial

19-09-2018
“David Olère. The One Who Survived Crematorium III” - is the title of a unique monographic exhibition of the works of a former Sonderkommando prisoner in the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp, which will be exhibited from 30 October at the Auschwitz Memorial.

Conference "The Future of Auschwitz and the Holocaust Education in Authentic Memorial Sites" - call for participants

04-09-2018
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust (ICEAH), at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, will hold a conference entitled The Future of Auschwitz and the Holocaust Education in Authentic Memorial Sites, at the Auschwitz Memorial on October 10-12, 2018.

Seminar for journalists, 23-24 October - call for participants

27-08-2018
"History, Memory and Responsibility" is the title of the English-language seminar for journalists which will be held by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust on 23-24 October 2017 (Oct 22 & 25 are the arrival and departure days).

"This responsibility will never end" - the German foreign minister Heiko Maas at the Auschwitz Memorial

21-08-2018
The German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas visited the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum on 20 August 2018. He was welcomed by Andrzej Kacorzyk, deputy director of the Museum and head of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust, who in the course of the visit familiarised the guest with the history of the camp and the contemporary challenges of the Memorial. He was accompanied by a former Auschwitz prisoner Marian Turski.
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