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

04/30/2018 Project

Art project to commemorate the children of Bullenhuser Damm

Every year on the 20th of April we commemorate the children of Bullenhuser Damm. And every year students think about the most creative way to do that. Read more

09/18/2017 Project

Norwegian Students Visit Neuengamme

For a decade, classes of community schools in Øvre Eiker, Norway, have visited Neuengamme as one stop on a four-day program in Germany to study the history and effects of National Socialism. Read more

08/31/2016 Event, Project

International Workcamp

From 13 to 27 August, the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, the Friends of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, and the Service Civil International (SCI) hosted an international work camp on the Memorial grounds. For two weeks, approximately 20 women and men between 17 and 62 years of age from Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, the Basque Country, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and Germany lived at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

03/31/2016 Project, Archival Research

Two New Research Projects at the Centre for Historical Studies

In March of this year, we welcomed Dr Susann Lewerenz and Dr Claudia Bade to our team at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, where they are working on externally funded research projects. Dr Lewerenz is researching the forms, functions and effects of racism in colonialism and National Socialism, while Dr Bade's research project concerns military justice in the city during the war, with a focus on verdicts, sentences and people involved in the courts of the replacement training army in Hamburg and Northern Germany from 1939 to 1945. Read more

12/08/2015 Project, News

New Cafeteria Opens – Collaboration with Elbe-Werkstätten

On 1 December, the new cafeteria officially opened in the main exhibition building. It is open to visitors and employees from Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cafeteria serves warm and cold beverages at reasonable prices and will soon offer a small selection of snacks. Read more

09/01/2015 Project

New Blog „Reflections on Family History Affected by Nazi Crimes"

Four Months ago, during the Forum „Future of Remembrance“, we led fruitful discussions, developed new ideas and laid the foundation for new projects. Today, we would like to inform you about opportunities for continuing this promising exchange of ideas. Read more

07/03/2015 Project, Exhibition

“Casting Light on a Dark Place”

An art installation created by the Anna Warburg School in collaboration with Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and Friends of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

05/20/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Conference, Project

Looking Back on the “Future of Remembrance” Forum

One hundred people from Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Denmark, Germany, Israel, the US and South Africa attended the “Future of Remembrance” forum on 5–6 May 2015. It was an opportunity to come together for children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of former concentration camp prisoners, including those who were persecuted for being Jewish or for political reasons as well as former slave labourers from Eastern Europe. For some of them, it was the first time to participate in such discussions. Everyone agreed that it was important to make the many different family backgrounds more apparent. Read more