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

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Portraits depicting Auschwitz prisoner Wincenty Gawron in the Memorial Collections

12-07-2022
The Museum's Collections has been enriched with two portraits of Wincenty Gawron, a survivor of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz and a member of the camp's resistance movement. They were donated by his daughter, Margaret Jablonsky.

Seminar for journalists, 9-12 October. Call for participants

08-07-2022
"History, Memory and Responsibility" is the title of the English-language seminar for journalists at the Auschwitz Memorial. It will take place on 9-12 October 2022 (Oct 9 & 12 are the arrival and departure days).

“The role of museums and memorials in a changing world” - expert debate on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Memorial

07-07-2022
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Memorial at the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, on July 1, the Museum hosted an expert debate “The role of museums and memorials in a changing world”.

4th International Conference: Medical Review - Auschwitz: Medicine Behind the Barbed Wire". 19-21 September 2022.

06-07-2022
The violations of medical ethics during the Second World War, with special focus on the behavior of physicians and other medical professionals in Nazi medical institutions and concentration camps, will be the topic of the 4th international conference "Medical Review – Auschwitz: Medicine Behind the Barbed Wire". It will take place in Cracow on 19-21 September 2022.

Album: "75 Years of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial"

02-07-2022
„75 Years of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial” is the title of the album published for the anniversary of the creation of the Museum at the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. The English-Polish publication can be downloaded in PDF format.

Expert conference: "The Role of Museums and Memorials in the Changing World" | Online broadcast

28-06-2022
On 1 July we wish to invite to the online streaming of the expert conference "The Role of Museums and Memorials in the Changing World" organised on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the creation of the Memorial on the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.