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"We share a common goal" - Czech and Polish seminar for teachers and educators

09-10-2015
The second part of the seminar for Czech and Polish educators ended on 4 October 2015. The seminar, devoted to the history of the Theresienstadt Ghetto was jointly prepared by the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and the Terezin Memorial Site. The seminar was attended by 29 teachers and educators from Poland and the Czech Republic, who are involved as part of their professional careers and interests, in the history of the former Auschwitz camp, the Holocaust and II World War.

International conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet…"

29-09-2015
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 "Remembrance has not matured in us yet..." from 26-29 October 2015.

A gift from Volkswagen to the Auschwitz Memorial

28-09-2015
Auschwitz Museum received two cars as a gift from Volkswagen AG and the International Auschwitz Committee.

Piotr M. A. Cywiński member of the Moscow Memorial Society

28-09-2015
In September 2015, the board of the Memorial Society in Moscow decided to accept as a member of the organization Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

Conservation of two brick barracks at the Auschwitz II-Birkenau site has commenced

04-09-2015
The main phase of the project for comprehensive conservation of two brick prisoner barracks, which are in a very bad state has commenced on the site of the former Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp.

Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz visited the Auschwitz Memorial

18-08-2015
The Polish Prime Minister Ms. Ewa Kopacz visited the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum on August 17. She laid a wreath at the Death Wall in the courtyard of block 11, paying homage to victims of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.
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