05/20/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Conference, Project

Looking Back on the “Future of Remembrance” Forum

One hundred people from Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Denmark, Germany, Israel, the US and South Africa attended the “Future of Remembrance” forum on 5–6 May 2015. It was an opportunity to come together for children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of former concentration camp prisoners, including those who were persecuted for being Jewish or for political reasons as well as former slave labourers from Eastern Europe. For some of them, it was the first time to participate in such discussions. Everyone agreed that it was important to make the many different family backgrounds more apparent. Read more

05/07/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Report

Commemorating the End of the War and the Liberation of the Camp

Fifty-four survivors of the Neuengamme concentration camp and its satellite camps came from all over Europe, Israel, and the US together with their families to attend the celebrations at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial commemorating the end of the war and the liberation of the concentration camp 70 years ago. Read more

04/29/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Report

International Youth Meeting Project: Remember Bullenhuser Damm

Last week young people from five countries met in Hamburg to remember the children from Bullenhuser Damm and to think about the future of remembrance. Read more

03/04/2015 Commemorative ceremony

70th anniversary of the end of the war and the liberation of the concentration camps

Events to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the war at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial in may 2015 Read more

02/25/2015 Conference, Report

The Victims and Places of Reprisals in Occupied Europe

We would like to draw your attention to the conference “The Victims and Places of Reprisals in Occupied Europe”, which will be organized by the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial in cooperation with the Research Center for Contemporary History Hamburg and the Institute for the History of the German Jews. It will take place from April 28th until April 30th, 2015 at the Research Center for Contemporary History Hamburg. Read more

02/18/2015 Report, Archival Research

Hermann Hoffmann’s family papers handed over

The Hoffmann family handed over the documents and objects which belonged to Hermann Hoffmann to the Neuengamme Memorial Site Archive last Friday. In 1936, Oberlandesgericht (Higher Regional Court) convicted Hermann Hoffmann of illegal resistance activities in cooperation with the Communist Party of Germany after which he was brought to the Fuhlsbüttel penitentiary. Read more

02/09/2015 Report

This is our new volunteer Zoia

Hey, my name is Zoia and I come from Perm, Russia. Since November 2014 I’ve been volunteering at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

01/13/2015 Time witness

Janusz Kahl: "My family and I were able to survive."

On January 15, 2015 Janusz Kahl will be one of three contemporary witnesses with whom Katharina Hertz-Eichenrode will talk about the massacres in Meensel Kiezegem, Murat, Putten and Warsaw during WW II Read more

01/05/2015 Exhibition

Deported to Neuengamme concentration camp – punitive actions by the Wehrmacht and SS in occupied Europe

An exhibit of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial with support from the Hamburgische Bürgerschaft (Parliament of Hamburg).

Opening times:

January 15th till February 2nd 2015

Monday–friday: 10–18:00

Saturday and Sunday: 10–13:00

Foyer of the City Hall Hamburg, Entrance free.

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10/17/2014 Seasonal Newsletter, Annual Report

Seasonal newsletter to the survivors of the Neuengamme concentration camp, their families and members of the Friends of the Memorial Association

On behalf of all staff members here at the Memorial, I would like to thank you for your support and wish you Happy Holidays and a successful, peaceful New Year. Read more