11/30/2022 News, Exhibition

New Online Exhibition #WhatDoYouWantToDo? (#Waswillstdutun?)

www.waswillstdutun.de: A new online exhibition portrays 21 people with diverse family histories during National Socialism and World War II and shows the impact of family history on identity, thinking and social action. Read more

11/21/2022 News

Our friend Hédi Fried has passed away

We mourn the death of our friend Hédi Fried, who died yesterday in Stockholm at the age of 98. Read more

11/16/2022 News

Damage to the memorial for the victims of Meensel-Kiezegem

Today at noon, two attentive visitors at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial noticed that the bronze statue "The Despair of Meensel-Kiezegem", which commemorates the victims of Meensel-Kiezegem in the memorial grove of the memorial site, had been knocked over. Read more

10/24/2022 News

In remembrance of Paula Schemiavitz

We received the sad news that Paula Shemiavitz passed away in Israel on the night of October 18, 2022 at the age of 89. Read more

09/22/2022 News

Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres takes over the management of the Stadthaus Remembrance Site.

The Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media, Stadthöfe GmbH & Co. KG and the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres to Remember the Victims of Nazi Crimes (SHGL) have signed an agreement on the future operation of the Stadthaus Remembrance Site. Read more

09/14/2022 News

New volunteers at the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial

At the beginning of September, two people started their voluntary year at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Here, Nino (Voluntary Social Year Culture) and Stephanie (Action Reconciliation Service for Peace) introduce themselves. Read more

08/18/2022 News

Dr Oliver von Wrochem New Director of the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres

Dr Oliver von Wrochem succeeds Prof. Dr Detlef Garbe as Director of the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes (SHGL). Read more

07/05/2022 News

Detlef Garbe retires

After 33 years, on 30 June 2022, Prof Garbe retired; a person who has tirelessly served the culture of remembrance in Hamburg. Read more

06/08/2022 News

Please note if you are travelling by public transport

From Sunday, 12 June 2022, the bus station at Bergedorf station will be closed for an estimated six months. During this time, the buses will stop at…

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05/16/2022 News

Margot Heumann died

It is with great sadness that we learned that Margot Heumann passed away on May 11, 2022 in Arizona, USA. Read more