Please note: The news of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial are presented here. All news of the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Sites can be found in the Foundation's news list.

11/03/2023 Commemorative ceremony

The French Amicale Visited the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

On October 28, 2023, a group from the French Amicale visited the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial as part of their memorial tour ("pèlerinage"). Read more

10/24/2023 News

Our friend Marian Hawling is dead

Today, we received the sad news that our friend Marian Hawling died in Australia on October 17, 2023. He was 98 years old. Read more

10/17/2023 Conference, Report

"Shifts of Time": Report from the Colloquium on the Revision of the International Memorial at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial.

The "International Memorial" at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is a protected monument that was erected in 1965 by the city of Hamburg through an initiative of the Amicale Internationale de Neuengamme (AIN). Part of the historic site are 22 memorial stones naming the countries of origin of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp prisoners. In the planned redesign of the memorial, one of the main goals is to take into consideration the changes of nation states overtime and to make victim groups who do not see themselves represented in the current site visible in an appropriate way. Read more

10/13/2023 News

Letter of Solidarity

Dear survivors of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp and relatives of those persecuted under National Socialism, dear friends,

Since last Saturday…

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10/04/2023 News

New Volunteers at the Foundation

This September, three new volunteers joined the Foundation. During their voluntary service, Casey and Tasya (Action Reconciliation Service for Peace) as well as Robert (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr Kultur) will get to know the Foundation and the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. They will work in different departments and also realize their own projects. Here they introduce themselves: Read more

10/02/2023 Event

Report from the commemorative event, "Meeting Erika," in memory of the deceased contemporary witness Erika Estis

On September 26, 2023, the Jewish Girls’ School Memorial and Educational Site in cooperation with the Research Centre for Contemporary History in Hamburg and the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres invited guests to the Jewish Cultural House on Flora-Neumann-Strasse. Titled, "Meeting Erika," the event was held to commemorate the 100-year-old contemporary witness Erika Estis née Freundlich, who passed away on January 14, 2023. Read more

09/27/2023 Report

Barbara Maass’ Visit to the denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof Memorial Site

In mid-September, the denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof team welcomed Barbara Maass from Montréal to the memorial site in HafenCity. She is the granddaughter of Adolf and Käthe Maass, who were both deported from Hamburg to Theresienstadt in July 1942 and murdered in Auschwitz in 1944. Read more

09/17/2023 News

A Tree from Israel

On May 14, 1948, the State of Israel was founded - only three years after the Shoah. As part of the anniversary celebrations, members of the Greens Party in the Bundestag planted 75 trees in their respective constituencies in a joint action with the Embassy of Israel to express the rootedness of both countries. One of the trees was planted at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

09/11/2023 Conference

9th Future of Remembrance Forum

Registration is open: Relatives of victims of Nazi persecution, descendants of Nazi perpetrators, people interested in the culture of remembrance and memorial staff are cordially invited to our two-day “Future of Remembrance” Forum at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial to exchange ideas and network on future issues of remembrance culture. Read more

08/25/2023 Exhibition

"Not Just a Memorial"

From 1 September to 31 October 2023, the photo installation ‘Not Just a Memorial’ will feature survivors and descendants at the ‘denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof’ memorial site. Read more