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News

Recruitment for online courses

14-10-2013
The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust starts the recruitment for the online courses about the history of Auschwitz in English. The recruiment has been completed!

Educators from penitentiaries and jails at the seminar in the Auschwitz Museum

10-10-2013
Educators and penitentiary managers of penitentiaries and jails from the Regional Inspectorate of Prison Service in Kraków and the Inspectorate in Katowice took part in seminars in the subsequent edition of “Auschwitz, history, civic education”.

President of Finland visits Auschwitz Memorial Site

10-10-2013
The president of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, visited the Auschwitz Memorial Site and Museum on 10 October. This visit was of a private nature. The honoured guest was greeted by the director of the Museum, Dr Piotr M.A. Cywiński.

“432. Marian Kołodziej. Magister vitae" — educational session

09-10-2013
An educational session devoted to the life and work of former Auschwitz prisoner Marian Kołodziej, one of the leading Polish theatre set designers after World War II, was held on 2 October 2013. It was organised by the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust and the St Maximilian Kolbe Centre in Harmęże, which presents an exhibition of the work of Marian Kołodziej entitled “Klisze Pamięci”.

Conservation works on two blocks in the Auschwitz I camp completed

09-10-2013
A three-year project concerning the preservation of historical blocks 2 and 3 of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz has just been completed. Its aim was to protect the authenticity of these preserved blocks and to make them available to visitors in the future.

“Auschwitz — history and symbolism”. Czech teachers at the Memorial Site

08-10-2013
48 teachers from the Czech Republic involved in teaching about the Holocaust took part in the seminar “Auschwitz – history and symbolism” at the Auschwitz Museum, which was jointly organised by the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust and the Terezín Memorial Site.
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