10/01/2020 Event, Report

Article on the reading of Ricardo Lenzi Laubinger’s “Und eisig weht der kalte Wind”

On September 29, in an event held at the Ökumenisches Forum in the Hamburg HafenCity and organized by the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, the author Ricardo Lenzi Laubinger presented his book: “Und eisig weht der kalte Wind”, on the life and tragic fate of his family – the Weiss/Laubingers. Read more

09/24/2020 Project

Launch of Exhibition Project „Riga as a Place of Crime and Remembrance”

In September 2020 the Project “Remembrance place Riga – The Deportation from the German-speaking territory and the Holocaust in Occupied Latvia 1941-1944” (exhibition title TBC) will be launched at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. The Project by Dr. Franziska Jahn and Matthias M. Ester M.A., supported by the German Foreign Office, will be in collaboration with German and Latvian Partners, who will create a bilingual travelling exhibition to this Theme. Read more

02/21/2020 Report

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Excavators and other construction equipment were set up months ago to start the construction of the hotel and office building in Lohsepark, HafenCity. As of 2023 the building will host the Hannoverscher Bahnhof Documentation Center on the ground floor. On February 17, 2020 a groundbreaking ceremony was held to mark the start of the construction. Read more

12/19/2019 Seasonal Newsletter

Year-end circular letter

Dear Madam, dear Sir, dear Friends,

This year again we would like to write to you personally with a year-end circular letter to thank you for all your support and give you a brief review of all the topics that have kept the Concentration Camp Memorial busy over the past year. Read more

12/03/2019 Report

Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme Elects New Board of Directors

The Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (AIN) elected a new board of directors on November 16, 2019. The AIN is an umbrella organization which represents national associations of former prisoners of the Neuengamme concentration camp as well as their relatives and friends. The new president is Martine Letterie from the Netherlands. Read more

11/26/2019 Project

Memorial sites from the vantage point of young people from Germany and Poland

Pupils from schools in Hamburg and Olsztyn/Mrągowo produce podcasts for the exhibition at the forthcoming ‘denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof’ documentation centre

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07/19/2019 Project

Virtual Reality Exhibitions now LIVE on the Homepage

In connection with the Memoryscapes initiative from the University of Leeds, two virtual 360° photography exhibitions of Neuengamme sites are now online for visitors to explore. Read more

07/18/2019 Report

Inclusive Workshop “Hamburg-Theresienstadt“

The inclusive workshop “Hamburg-Theresienstadt” took place from July 7 through July 12, 2019 with young people with and without disability. The German-Czech inclusive workshop is one of many international workshops initiated and conducted by the Hannoverscher Bahnhof Memorial. The participants worked on different products for the upcoming exhibition of the Hannoverscher Bahnhof Memorial documentation center. They drew on the youth projects from previous years. Read more

12/15/2018 Seasonal Newsletter

Seasonal Newsletter

Seasonal Newsletter to the survivors of the Neuengamme concentration camp, their relatives and friends of the Memorial

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10/11/2018 Report

Story Behind Personal Effects Revealed

Daniel Fröhlich donated personal belongings of Ferdinand von Reichel, a former prisoner, to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. During a visit to the memorial, the history teacher from Ilmenau spotted his great-granduncle’s wedding ring and WW1 Iron Cross in the Memorial’s main exhibition. Read more