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28th March of the Living

The 28th March of the Living was held on the grounds of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz on May 2. This year's edition was attended by about 10,000 people from more than 40 countries and regions of the world, predominantly Jews, and over a thousand students from Polish schools.

Our responsibility today is the same as it was ‘not so long ago and not so far away. "Auschwitz" exhibition opened in New York.

The exhibition “Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away” created by the Auschwitz Memorial and the Spanish company Musealia was officially inaugurated in New York at The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is the first presentation of the exhibit in the USA. Visitors will be able to see it between May 8, 2019 and January 3, 2020.

Seminar in collaboration with the academic centre for oral history in Voronezh

The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust has organised for the seventh time, in cooperation with the Academic Centre for Oral History in Voronezh, a seminar for teachers and educators from Russia entitled “Auschwitz - history and symbol” The project, which took place between 15 and 18 April 2019, involved 22 people from different Russian cities.

New Visitor Service Center will be created at the Auschwitz Memorial

The new Visitor Service Center at the Auschwitz Memorial will be established among others thanks to co-financing from the European Union and support from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. A call for tender has been launched for the main contractor of the project "Improving the access to cultural resources by extending the visit route of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum with post-camp space of Schlachthaus and Molkerei buildings together with the reconstruction of the cinema hall" which is scheduled to be completed in 2022.

ICEAH seminar in Ukraine for Polish teachers and educators

"Studying the Holocaust for the development of an atmosphere of tolerance" is the title of a seminar addressed to Polish educators, held on 24-29 March 2019 in the Dniepr and Kiev. It was attended by 22 people, teachers and guide (educators) of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

A new perspective of Museum historians on the beginnings of the Auschwitz camp

The origins of Auschwitz in the light of source materials, the new Polish-English publication of the Museum, tells us—through an analysis of almost 100 archival documents, most of which have not yet been published—about the origins of the Auschwitz camp and the early stages of its operation. The authors of the publication are historians of the Museum Research Centre: Igor Bartosik, Łukasz Martyniak and Piotr Setkiewicz.