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22nd March of the Living

08-04-2013
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.

“Konzentrationslager Auschwitz” exhibition in Italy

02-04-2013
The exhibition “German Nazi Death Camp Konzentrationslager Auschwitz” was opened in Italy in the city of Latina.

International Summer Academy 2013

02-04-2013
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.

XIII edition of the postgraduate studies

27-03-2013
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....

Anna Hinel diary donated to the Museum Archives

26-03-2013
The original diary, written during the war in occupied Warsaw by sixteen-year-old Anna Hinel, was given to the Museum Archives. The author perished in the Nazi German concentration camp and extermination camp of Auschwitz 70 years ago on 19 March 1943. She was 19 years old at the time.

First number of "Auschwitz Studies"

25-02-2013
The first number of the English language Auschwitz Studies has been published by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The Studies have been available for 55 years in Polish and — as Hefte von Auschwitz — in German. Auschwitz Studies will replace the German language version.
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