The subject of Auschwitz and the Holocaust in school and out of school in the face of changes in the core curriculum was the main theme of the “Auschwitz and the Holocaust — education in school and at the Memorial Site,” which was held on the 12-14 April in Oświęcim. It was attended by 80 school teachers and academics from Poland.
The 22nd March of the Living was held on 8 April on the grounds of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. The participants, mostly young Jews from more than 50 countries around the world, but also a group of young Polish people, went from the "Arbeit macht frei" gate in Auschwitz I to Auschwitz II-Birkenau.
Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Remains of wooden barracks at Sector BII. Fot. Paweł Sawicki International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust announces recruitment for the Third International Summer Academy that is organized as part of educational programs offered by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. This year’s edition will take place from June 29 till July 4 in Oświęcim and Cracow, Poland.
On 15 March, 35 individuals began classes for the XIII edition of the postgraduate studies “Totalitarianism — Nazism — Holocaust.” After the inauguration ceremony and the handing out of indexes, they listened to a lecture entitled, “A trip into the past,” by Halina Birenbaum, Israeli poet and writer, who was a former prisoner of Auschwitz....