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37th session of the International Auschwitz Council

The 37th session of the International Auschwitz Council took place on June 12 and 13 in Gdansk and Stutthof. The activities of the Auschwitz Memorial and the work of the Stutthof Museum and its branch, the Piasnica Museum in Wejherowo, were the main topics discussed during the two-day meeting. This was the first time in the history of the IAC that a meeting was held in Gdansk and Stutthof. The session was chaired by Grzegorz Berendt, PhD.

Unique photographs of the deportation of the first Poles to the German camp Auschwitz discovered

An exceptional collection of photographs depicting the deportation of the first Poles to the newly established German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz, which took place 78 years ago on June 14, 1940, has been discovered and published. Digital reproductions of these significant documents were given to the Museum by a Tarnów collector Marek Tomaszewski, the author of the publication "Tarnów – KL Auschwitz: The First Transport to Hell."

Interactive summary of a visit to the Auschwitz Memorial

An interactive multibook summarising the visit to the Auschwitz Memorial is a proposal by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust for young people who visited the Memorial. It is available in two languages: Polish and English.

"Memory is not synonymous with knowledge of historical facts". Debate about a book by Filip Müller in Amsterdam.

On the occasion of the publication of the Dutch translation of the book "In the Crematoriums of Auschwitz" by Auschwitz survivor and Sonderkommando member Filip Müller, a meeting titled "Culture of Genocide" took place on June 2 at the deBalie cultural center in Amsterdam. The conversation was between Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński, the director of the Auschwitz Museum, and a writer Arnon Grunberg.

Memoria Magazine no. 68

'Memoria' is an online magazine dedicated to the history of Auschwitz, the Holocaust as well as memory and education around the world.

"The Zone of Interest" - Jonathan Glazer's film about the Auschwitz commandant - awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes Film Festival

The film "The Zone of Interest," directed and written by Jonathan Glazer, depicting the family life of an Auschwitz camp commandant, has received the Grand Prix as well as the FIPRESCI award at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. The production was created in cooperation with the Auschwitz Museum.