Pseudo-medical experiments carried out on the prisoners of German Nazi concentration camps and the consequences of imprisonment in those camps to inmates' health will be the main topics of the international conference "Medical Review – Auschwitz: Medicine Behind the Barbed Wire". It will take place in Cracow on 9 May 2018.
The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust calls for enrollment to the 6th edition of the International Summer Academy in English, which will take place 4-10 August 2018 at the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau. The seminar is addressed to teachers, educators, historians, employees of memorial sites and all those interested in the history of the II World War and the Holocaust.
"What has happened to us?" Article by the Auschwitz Memorial director for the 73rd anniversary of liberation in European press
For the 73rd anniversary of liberation of the German Nazi Auschwitz camp the director of the Memorial wrote an article that was published in many European newspapers. The text appeared in printed or/and online version of the following newspapers: "Le Soir" (Belgium), "Hospodárské noviny" (Czechia), "Le Monde" (France), "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" (Germany), "Népszava" (Hungary), "Haaretz" (Israel), "La Repubblica" (Italy), "Gazeta Wyborcza" (Poland) "Kommiersant" (Russia), "SME" (Slovakia), "El Pais" (Spain), "La Liberté" (Switzerland) and "Népszava" (Hungary).
On January 27, more than 60 Auschwitz survivors met at the site of the former Birkenau camp to commemorate the 73nrd anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. The President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda has assumed honorary patronage of the event.
Two million one hundred thousand people from all over the world visited the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz and Auschwitz II-Birkenau, which are both protected by the Museum, in 2017. It’s over 50 thousand more than in 2016, when for the first time the attendance at the Memorial was over 2 million visitors.