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07/01/2024 Commemorative ceremony

Now online: Dita Kraus in conversation with young people

As part of the international commemorative ceremony on 3 May 2024 at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, a panel discussion was held with contemporary witness Dita Kraus and three young people. Read more

05/06/2024 Commemorative ceremony

Review of the events to mark the 79th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of Neuengamme concentration camp

We are delighted that so many people took part in this year's commemorative events, which were held to mark the 79th anniversary of the end of the war and the liberation of the concentration camps. We were particularly pleased that four survivors of the concentration camp, Dita Kraus, Livia Fränkel, Barbara Piotrowska and Helga Melmed, were in Hamburg with their relatives. Read more

04/15/2024 Archival Research

A suitcase full of exciting papers

In the summer of 2022, the Hansen family took a special suitcase with them on their journey from Denmark to Hamburg. It contained historical documents and drawings by three Danish artists, Thorvald C. Hansen, Preben Holm Hansen, and Ib Holm Hansen. This special collection can now be found in the archive of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

04/08/2024 Event

Broad programme on the occasion of EURO 2024

In addition to an exhibition, numerous events on the occasion of the European Men's Football Championship will address aspects of the history of football under National Socialism and remembrance work today. Read more

03/05/2024 Commemorative ceremony

Save the date: 79th Anniversary of the Liberation of Prisoners from the Neuengamme Concentration Camp 2024

Events organized by the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes in cooperation with the Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (AIN) at Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Sponsored by the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future. Read more

02/29/2024 News

We mourn the loss of our friend Eva Smolková-Keulemansová

Today we received the news that our friend Eva Smolková-Keulemansová passed away in Prague on 28 February 2024 at the age of 96. Read more

02/25/2024 Exhibition

"Prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp from Ukraine" Installation

Two years after the start of Russia's war against Ukraine, the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial will be showing drawings by Ukrainian artists Oliksandr Putivkiy and Roman Kolesnikov starting 24 February 2024. They illustrate memoirs of former Ukrainian prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp, Nadezhda Zueva, Anton Rudnyev, and Grigori Nedelko. The drawings were created in 2022 and 2023 and will be exhibited in booklets and as image projections in the foyer of the memorial’s main exhibition. Read more

01/31/2024 Event

New Posters for A Space to Remember

Relatives of former prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp are once again invited to honor their persecuted family member(s) with a poster. Poster designs can be submitted until February 25. Read more

01/07/2024 Exhibition

Exhibition "Right-Wing Violence in Hamburg from 1945 to the Present"

From January 19 to February 18, 2024, the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres is presenting the new traveling exhibition "Right-wing violence in Hamburg from 1945 to the present" at Hamburg’s City Hall. Read more

12/13/2023 Seasonal Newsletter

End-of-year newsletter 2023/2024

End-of-year newsletter to survivors, relatives of victims of Nazi persecution, and friends of our memorial work. Read more