MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

Australia supports the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

27-07-2012
Australia has joined the project of creating the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation’s Perpetual Fund. The donation will be 500,000 Australian dollars.

Honours for educational activity at the Auschwitz Memorial

20-07-2012
Medal of the National Education Commission received two representatives of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. From the hands of the Deputy Minister of Education, Tadeusz Sławecki, the awards received Andrzej Kacorzyk, deputy director of the Museum, who directs the work of the Centre, and Alicja Białecka, the head of the ICEAH Program Section.

“If it were not for ten...” – awards for volunteers

14-07-2012
“If it were not for ten...” is an award presented by the director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum to volunteers who have supported the Memorial Site. It was presented for the first time on to ten volunteers and representatives of the institution for their many years of voluntary support.

International Summer Academy

10-07-2012
At the end of June, the International Summer Academy took place at Memorial Sites. The English-language seminar of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was attended by participants from, among others, Norway, Bulgaria, USA, Germany and Spain.

Andrzej Kacorzyk was appointed the Deputy Director of the Museum

09-07-2012
Andrzej Kacorzyk was appointed the Deputy Director of the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau. At the Memorial he will be responsible, among others for the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust, Exhibition Department as well as for the Visitors Services Section.

Epitaph ... and other written concerns

04-07-2012
On the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the Memorial Site and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, a new book has been released — a collection of 14 essays written by Piotr MA Cywiński who for several years has been director of the world's most famous Memorial Site and symbol of the Shoah.
1    1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9    128