11/23/2022 Report

Report on the 8th "Future of Remembrance" Forum

From 16th to the 17th of November 2022, the 8th “Future of Remembrance” Forum took place at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Descendants of former Nazi persecutees, memorial staff and those interested in remembrance policy discussed the challenges, problems and opportunities of remembrance culture today and in the future. How do experiences differ across national borders, different persecution and family history backgrounds? And what does this mean for engagement and multi-perspective remembering? Read more

09/29/2022 Project

New English-language Study Day: "Colonial and Racist Thought and Practice in National Socialism."

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is offering a one to two day English-language training to the theme of "Colonial and Racist Thought and Practice in National Socialism’". This offer is aimed at those above 16 years of age. Read more

09/25/2022 Project

New colleague for the "Serious Game Bullenhuser Damm" Project

A Serious Game will be added to the foundation’s digital proposals. This two year project is coordinated by Markus Bassermann. Read more

08/08/2022 Blog, Report

Follow me through my year as a volunteer

Daniel Cartwright from England was August 2021 – August 2022 a volunteer with Action Reconciliation Service for Peace at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and Solidarische Hilfe im Alter in Hamburg. Here he talks about his experiences and gives a few tips to his successor. Read more

05/31/2022 Blog, Project

"Don't forget! Kharkiv" cooperates with the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres

"Don't forget! Kharkiv" is a multimedia platform on memory of the Second World War. It is designed, on the example of the city of Kharkiv, to present the politics and culture of remembrance of the Second World War in Ukraine in its dynamics. In the upcoming weeks, the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres will be handing over its Instagram channel to "Don't forget! Kharkiv". Read more

12/15/2021 Seasonal Newsletter

Year-end Circular Letter 2021/2022

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for all the support you have shown us in so many different ways throughout this year. We also want to give you a brief review of all the topics that have kept us busy over the past twelve months. Read more

11/19/2021 Report

Report on the 7th "Future of Remembrance" Forum

From 10 to 12 November 2021, the seventh "Future of Remembrance" Forum took place at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Relatives of victims of Nazi persecution, descendants of Nazi perpetrators, memorial site staff and those committed to the culture of remembrance from France, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, the USA and Germany came together to exchange views on approaches and practices of coming to terms with experiences of persecution and National Socialist perpetration in one’s family history. Read more

09/30/2021 Time witness, Report

Shoa survivor Helga Melmed’s visit to Hamburg

Helga grew up in a Jewish family in Berlin as the only child of her parents Frieda and Georg Arndtheim. When Helga was 13 the whole family was deported to the Ghetto in Łódź/Litzmannstadt as part of the first transport out of Berlin where her parents were murdered. Helga was deported to Auschwitz in 1943 and in 1944 she was selected by the SS for forced labour in various satellite camps of KZ Neuengamme in Hamburg (Veddel und Poppenbüttel/Sasel). Read more

05/03/2021 Report

Report about the commemorative events of the 76th anniversary of the liberation

We marked the 76th anniversary of the end of the war and the liberation of the Neuengamme concentration camp's prisoners with various digital and analogue events. Read more

04/07/2021 Report

Dita Kraus: Night thoughts

When 91-year-old concentration camp survivor Edith (Dita) Kraus fell ill with Corona and had to be treated in hospital for several weeks, she produced a text in which she writes about her memories and thoughts of Auschwitz. Read more