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04/08/2024 Event

Broad programme on the occasion of EURO 2024

In addition to an exhibition, numerous events on the occasion of the European Men's Football Championship will address aspects of the history of football under National Socialism and remembrance work today. Read more

05/06/2024 Commemorative ceremony

Review of the events to mark the 79th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of Neuengamme concentration camp

We are delighted that so many people took part in this year's commemorative events, which were held to mark the 79th anniversary of the end of the war and the liberation of the concentration camps. We were particularly pleased that four survivors of the concentration camp, Dita Kraus, Livia Fränkel, Barbara Piotrowska and Helga Melmed, were in Hamburg with their relatives. Read more

03/05/2024 Commemorative ceremony

Save the date: 79th Anniversary of the Liberation of Prisoners from the Neuengamme Concentration Camp 2024

Events organized by the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes in cooperation with the Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (AIN) at Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Sponsored by the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future. Read more

01/31/2024 Event

New Posters for A Space to Remember

Relatives of former prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp are once again invited to honor their persecuted family member(s) with a poster. Poster designs can be submitted until February 25. Read more

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

10/17/2023 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

10/02/2023 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

09/11/2023 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

08/08/2023 Event

Call for Participation: „Time shifts“. Towards a revision of the „International Monument“ at the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial

Online-Workshop September 8, 2023 9.30 am – 3 pm (Zoom). A German – English translation is provided. Read more

05/24/2023 Event

Registration for the workcamp now open!

Between August 26 and September 9 2023, young people have the opportunity to participate in the Refreshing Remembrance work camp. Read more