01/19/2016 Conference

International Forum: Divided Memory? Remembering Nazi Forced Labour in Twenty-First-Century Europe

A conference about forced labour March 9–11, 2016, Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg Read more

11/10/2015 Conference

New president of the AIN (Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme)

Jean-Michel Gaussot, the General Secretary of the French Amicale de Neuengamme, was elected President of the Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (International Committee of former prisoners of Neuengamme Concentration Camp) on Saturday at the annual AIN congress. Read more

11/07/2015 Report, Commemorative ceremony, Time witness

50 Years of the International Memorial – The Reception by the Senate and Panel Discussion

On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the inauguration of the International Memorial and the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial the Senate organized a reception at the City Hall. Read more

09/17/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Conference

Divided Memory: Remembering Nazi Forced Labour in Twenty-First-Century Europe

International Forum on Nazi Forced Labour, Hamburg March 2016. Call for papers Read more

09/09/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Report

A New Monument Commemorates Four Young Men from Pieterzijl

On Saturday, 5 September 2015, a new monument was erected in the Neuengamme memorial grove in commemoration of Sjoerd Kok, Arnold Stuut, and the brothers Jan and Klaas Wiersma from the village of Pieterzijl in the Netherlands. Read more

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