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

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

07/07/2022 Exhibition

(Last) Signs of Life

Postcards from the Destinations of National Socialist Deportations from Hamburg and Northern Germany. A temporary exhibition of the denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof. 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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05/31/2022 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

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

05/15/2022 Event

Call for Papers for the Conference: "Welfare policy and social racism under Nazi rule"

We are looking for speakers for the conference "Welfare policy and social racism under Nazi rule" on the 6th/7th of October 2022 at Centre for Historical Studies at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial until the 18th of July. The conference aims to examine the surveillance, disciplinary and coercive measures implemented by Nazi welfare for the benefit of the Volksgemeinschaft, or people’s community, to ascertain the extent to which it co-operated with the police and the judiciary, and to consider the impact thereof.

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05/11/2022 Exhibition

Exhibition ‘Between Coercion and Concentration Camp. The Poor and the Marginalised in Hamburg during the Nazi Era’

From June 10 to July 3 the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes is showing its new touring exhibition ‘Between Coercion and Concentration Camp. The Poor and the Marginalised in Hamburg during the Nazi Era’ at Hamburg City Hall. The exhibition will be complemented by an extensive accompanying programme of lectures, readings, theatre performances and tours throughout the city on the subject of persecution for socio-racist reasons. Read more