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11/13/2020 Report

The "Space to Remember, Connect and Support" was opened

On November 13 2020, the "Space to Remember, Connect and Support" was ceremonially opened on the grounds of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. From now on, relatives can design posters for their relatives imprisoned at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp. The „Space to Remember“ consists of an on-site presentation in the form of printing plates, a billboard, a printing workshop, and a website with a digital archive. Read more

11/06/2020 Event

Start of the "Space to Remember, Connect and Support"

Relatives of former prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp have developed the “Space to Remember, Connect and Support” as an active and expanding international memorial site created by and for the relatives of former prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp. With individually-created posters, they tell the story of their persecuted family members. They invite others to reproduce the posters on-site and thus keep the memory alive. There will be a celebratory opening for this new, active memorial site on November 13, 2020. 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

07/04/2016 Exhibition, Commemorative ceremony

Remembering Those Deported from the Train Station Hannoversche Bahnhof

The inauguration of the new park Lohsepark in the Hafencity district of Hamburg was celebrated on the weekend of 9–10 July 2016. The opening was celebrated with a variety of events, and the so-called Fault Line (Fuge), which is part of the memorial denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof, was accessible to visitors for the first time. This walled walkway is a symbol of the deportation of 7,692 Jews, Sinti and Roma during the Second World War. Read more

06/27/2016 News

Future Cooperation Between the Memorial and its Russian Partners

The Deputy Director of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, Dr. Oliver von Wrochem, has recently met with Dr. Sandra Dahlke, the Deputy Director of the German Historical Institute in Moscow and Dr. Natalia Timofeeva, the Director of the Regional Center for Oral History (Региональный центр устной истории в г. Воронеж) at the Voronezh Institute of High Technologies in Russia, where they agreed on closer cooperation in the future. Read more

03/16/2016 Commemorative ceremony

Forum „Future of Remembrance“: 30.4.-2.5.2016

During the Forum "Future of Remembrance" descendants of former concentration camp prisoners, members of survivors associations, Neuengamme Memorial staff and organizations supporting its work as well as young adults and other interested individuals can discuss questions regarding the future of remembering the time of National Socialism. Read more

02/24/2016 Time witness

Eye-witness talk with Hans Gaertner

Today, Holocaust survivor Dr. Hans Gaertner visited the Center for Historical Studies at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial for an eye-witness talk. Read more

05/07/2010 Time witness, Project

Survivors talk to their children

By reason of the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II and the liberation of the concentration camps the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial… Read more