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

02-11-2015
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.

The Museum’s educational cooperation with the Dutch Anne Frank House and the French Memorial Camp des Milles

28-10-2015
During the international education conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet.", taking place at the Auschwitz Memorial site, the Museum signed two agreements: on the realization of a three-year educational project with the Dutch Anne Frank House, as well as cooperation with the French Museum – Camp des Milles.

EU funds helped in preserving the authenticity of the Auschwitz Memorial

26-10-2015
The project "Preserving Authenticity - Nine Tasks for the Years 2012-2015" at the Auschwitz Memorial has been completed. The project was financed with a grant from the European Commission within the framework of the programme "Europe for Citizens".

“For the price of survival I made a pact”. Exhibition of works by former Auschwitz prisoner Walter Spitzer.

19-10-2015
Drawings by Walter Spitzer, a former prisoner of German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz are presented on a new temporary exhibition entitled “For the price of survival I made a pact”.

Meeting of the International Committee of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

16-10-2015
Representatives of the countries which have supported the Perpetual Capital of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation attended the 5th Meeting of the International Committee of the Foundation, which took place on October 13th in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw.

29th session of the International Auschwitz Council

14-10-2015
Ongoing major conservation works and investment projects related to the education and service of visitors were some of the topics on the agenda of the International Auschwitz Council. The 29th session of the IAC, which was held on October 12 in the Chancellery of the Polish Prime Minister in Warsaw, was chaired by Prof. Barbara Engelking.
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