The English-Polish summary report for 2012 of the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum has been published. In his introduction, Director Dr Piotr M.A. Cywiński writes about the specific role of future generations in supporting the memory of the history of Auschwitz. “People survived and gave testimony. Today, thanks to their words and also to the original extant remains of the camp space, we remember and we try to understand. The knowledge we have obtained imposes a fearful obligation on us,” it reads.
“Digital data archiving of victims of Nazism”. International conference at the Auschwitz Memorial Si
The conference “Digital data archiving of victims of Nazism,” organised by the Auschwitz Museum, was attended by representatives of 26 institutions from seven countries in Europe, the USA and Israel, mainly specialist involved in the building of a database consisting of the names and surnames of those persecuted by the Nazis. The theme of the meeting was to discuss the problem of a long-term storage of digital data.