“… this is hell; it’s going to be purgatory, hell. I’m dead, but when did I die?”

Rinaldo Rinaldi, Italy, interview 1998

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We are closed

Unfortunately, due to the persistently high incidence values, we had to close our exhibitions again. We ask for your understanding. Events won´t take place at least until May, 2, 2021. Please check…

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Report about the commemorative events of the 76th anniversary of the liberation

From 2 to 4 May 2021, we commemorated the anniversary of the liberation with various events at the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial. On 2 May 2021, an online eyewitness talk was held with…

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Objects carry memories

As we are unfortunately unable to commemorate together with many guests from abroad this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we asked ourselves how we could nevertheless make this possible. We asked…

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Memorial work and its contemporary relevance

In Germany, memorial work operates in a difficult environment between coming to terms with the country’s National Socialist past and the socio-political debates of the present. More recently, this has…

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Dita Kraus: Night thoughts

Born in Prague in 1929, Edith (Dita) Kraus was persecuted by the National Socialists as a Jew. Dita survived the concentration camps Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen as well as three subcamps of the…

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