09/05/2016 Report

Viktoria Kutdusova: “A year filled with experiences of a lifetime”

On September 1, 2015, a plane from Perm, Russia landed in Berlin Schönefeld. A young girl with two huge suitcases got off, not knowing what was awaiting her. At that moment, she was thinking about her future work at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, where she was expecting to broaden her knowledge on the German culture of remembrance and collect interesting material for her future academic work. Read more

08/31/2016 Event, Project

International Workcamp

From 13 to 27 August, the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, the Friends of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, and the Service Civil International (SCI) hosted an international work camp on the Memorial grounds. For two weeks, approximately 20 women and men between 17 and 62 years of age from Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, the Basque Country, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and Germany lived at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

05/05/2016 Commemorative ceremony, Report

Commemoration Ceremony at Bullenhuser Damm with a Special Guest

Grete Hamburg donates the stamp album that belonged to her brother Walter Jungleib, who was killed at Bullenhuser Damm, to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

04/12/2016 Report

Great Applause After Striking Reading

„First and foremost we owe the knowledge about the atrocities committed in the Neuengamme concentration camp to the British investigations and the 35… Read more

04/07/2016 Report

Successful book presentation in the state library Hamburg: Consequences of perpetratorship of parents and grandparents on their descendants

The focus of an event by the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and the State Library of Hamburg on April 5, 2016 were the disputs and discussion within the families of former perpetrators. Read more

03/31/2016 Project, Archival Research

Two New Research Projects at the Centre for Historical Studies

In March of this year, we welcomed Dr Susann Lewerenz and Dr Claudia Bade to our team at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, where they are working on externally funded research projects. Dr Lewerenz is researching the forms, functions and effects of racism in colonialism and National Socialism, while Dr Bade's research project concerns military justice in the city during the war, with a focus on verdicts, sentences and people involved in the courts of the replacement training army in Hamburg and Northern Germany from 1939 to 1945. Read more

02/08/2016 Report, News

In Memory of Helge Hansen

The employers of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial are mourning the loss of Helge Hansen who died on February 1, 2016 at the age of 93 in the presence of his daughter and his son-in-law. Read more

02/02/2016 Report

Report about my first months as a volunteer at Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

My name is Olga, I come from Moscow, Russia. In 2015 I graduated from university and decided to dedicate a year to do something important. Read more

12/15/2015 Seasonal Newsletter, Annual Report

Seasonal newsletter

to the survivors of the Neuengamme concentration camp, their relatives and members of the Friends of the Memorial association Read more

12/08/2015 Project, News

New Cafeteria Opens – Collaboration with Elbe-Werkstätten

On 1 December, the new cafeteria officially opened in the main exhibition building. It is open to visitors and employees from Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cafeteria serves warm and cold beverages at reasonable prices and will soon offer a small selection of snacks. Read more