10/11/2018 Report

Story Behind Personal Effects Revealed

Daniel Fröhlich donated personal belongings of Ferdinand von Reichel, a former prisoner, to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. During a visit to the memorial, the history teacher from Ilmenau spotted his great-granduncle’s wedding ring and WW1 Iron Cross in the Memorial’s main exhibition. Read more

08/30/2018 Report

My year as a volunteer for the ASF (Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste)

This year has truly flown by. So much has happened this past year in a blink of an eye. At the start of spring, my fellow volunteer Daria and I cajoled the groundskeeper of Neuengamme to provide us with bikes, and since then I’ve discovered a beautiful bike route that leads straight from our Bergedorf apartment to the memorial site along a paved, former train track, dotted with meadows and grazing cows. These 22 minute rides have become some of the most precious moments of my day, infusing me with energy for the work ahead. Read more

08/30/2018 Report

Report of the International Summer Camp at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Last Saturday commenced the yearly “Workcamp” of the Service Civil International in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. The concept began in the 1980s for participants from around the world to come to the memorial for two weeks and live on-site, create contacts, learn, converse over history and remembrance culture, and assist the memorial. This year’s summer camp was themed “Preparing an Exhibition.” Read more

05/07/2018 Commemorative ceremony, Report

Commemoration at Bullenhuser Damm

Friday, April 20, 2018, a commemoration was held at the Bullenhuser Damm Memorial, where 73 years ago 20 children, their four caregivers, and 24… Read more

04/30/2018 Project

Art project to commemorate the children of Bullenhuser Damm

Every year on the 20th of April we commemorate the children of Bullenhuser Damm. And every year students think about the most creative way to do that. Read more

12/11/2017 Seasonal Newsletter, Annual Report

Seasonal Newsletter

Seasonal Newsletter to the survivors of the Neuengamme concentration camp, their relatives and friends of the Memorial

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11/17/2017 Conference, Report

Congress of the Amicale Internationale on November 4th and 5th, 2017

On November 4th and 5th, the Amicale Internationale de Neuengamme (AIN) came together for their yearly congress in Hamburg. Read more

11/08/2017 Report

Chamber Music and Literature: A Program of Resistance

Actor Roman Knižka and the wind ensemble Opus 45 came together at the Neuengamme Memorial last Sunday for a matinee program under the theme of “resoundingly slapping the Nazis in the face.” The program, funded by the Federal Agency for Civic Education, combined music with literature and was located in the former production halls of the Walter company in the concentration camp memorial. Read more

09/20/2017 Report, Exhibition

An insight into the research and imparting work of the Memorial

Junior research fellow Lisa Herbst and trainee Marcin Schink give some information on the upcoming town hall exhibition in January 2018 and on their day-to-day work at the Memorial. Read more

09/18/2017 Project

Norwegian Students Visit Neuengamme

For a decade, classes of community schools in Øvre Eiker, Norway, have visited Neuengamme as one stop on a four-day program in Germany to study the history and effects of National Socialism. Read more