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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Winner of AJCF Award for Fighting Hatred Arnold Schwarzenegger at Auschwitz Memorial

30-09-2022
American actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, winner of a special anti-hate award from the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation, visited the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum on 28 September.

Memory 4.0 - an online educational tool for international youth groups

27-09-2022
Memory 4.0 is a set of lesson scenarios and online learning materials prepared in English by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. It is dedicated to the fate and persecution of the various groups deported to the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

The first university faculty created in partnership with the Auschwitz Memorial opened in Burgos, Spain

23-09-2022
The founding act of the Faculty of Human Rights and Democratic Culture created by the National Institute of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Spain was signed at the University of Burgos on 22 September. It is the world's first university faculty to be co-created in partnership with the Auschwitz Memorial.

International help and campaign for the conservation of 8,000 shoes of child victims of Auschwitz

22-09-2022
The Auschwitz Museum, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation and the International March of the Living have signed a declaration to finance the conservation of some 8,000 children's shoes in the Memorial Collections, a moving symbol of the suffering of the youngest victims of the German Nazi camp.

Camp orchestras in Auschwitz - educational session, 27 September

21-09-2022
The history of orchestras at the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz will be the subject of the educational session of the Museum, scheduled to begin at 16.00 (CEST, GMT+2) on 27 September. Online streaming with English translation will be available for registered participants via zoom.

Postgraduate studies “The Roots of the 20th Century Totalitarianism: Auschwitz – Holocaust – Genocides”

09-09-2022
SWPS University and the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz Museum are recruiting for the postgraduate studies “The Roots of the 20th Century Totalitarianism: Auschwitz – Holocaust – Genocides”.