12/19/2019 Seasonal Newsletter

Year-end circular letter

Dear Madam, dear Sir, dear Friends,

This year again we would like to write to you personally with a year-end circular letter to thank you for all your support and give you a brief review of all the topics that have kept the Concentration Camp Memorial busy over the past year. Read more

12/03/2019 Report

Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme Elects New Board of Directors

The Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (AIN) elected a new board of directors on November 16, 2019. The AIN is an umbrella organization which represents national associations of former prisoners of the Neuengamme concentration camp as well as their relatives and friends. The new president is Martine Letterie from the Netherlands. Read more

11/26/2019 Project

Memorial sites from the vantage point of young people from Germany and Poland

Pupils from schools in Hamburg and Olsztyn/Mrągowo produce podcasts for the exhibition at the forthcoming ‘denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof’ documentation centre

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07/19/2019 Project

Virtual Reality Exhibitions now LIVE on the Homepage

In connection with the Memoryscapes initiative from the University of Leeds, two virtual 360° photography exhibitions of Neuengamme sites are now online for visitors to explore. Read more

07/18/2019 Report

Inclusive Workshop “Hamburg-Theresienstadt“

The inclusive workshop “Hamburg-Theresienstadt” took place from July 7 through July 12, 2019 with young people with and without disability. The German-Czech inclusive workshop is one of many international workshops initiated and conducted by the Hannoverscher Bahnhof Memorial. The participants worked on different products for the upcoming exhibition of the Hannoverscher Bahnhof Memorial documentation center. They drew on the youth projects from previous years. Read more

12/15/2018 Seasonal Newsletter

Seasonal Newsletter

Seasonal Newsletter to the survivors of the Neuengamme concentration camp, their relatives and friends of the Memorial

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10/11/2018 Report

Story Behind Personal Effects Revealed

Daniel Fröhlich donated personal belongings of Ferdinand von Reichel, a former prisoner, to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. During a visit to the memorial, the history teacher from Ilmenau spotted his great-granduncle’s wedding ring and WW1 Iron Cross in the Memorial’s main exhibition. Read more

08/30/2018 Report

Report of the International Summer Camp at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Last Saturday commenced the yearly “Workcamp” of the Service Civil International in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. The concept began in the 1980s for participants from around the world to come to the memorial for two weeks and live on-site, create contacts, learn, converse over history and remembrance culture, and assist the memorial. This year’s summer camp was themed “Preparing an Exhibition.” Read more

08/30/2018 Report

My year as a volunteer for the ASF (Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste)

This year has truly flown by. So much has happened this past year in a blink of an eye. At the start of spring, my fellow volunteer Daria and I cajoled the groundskeeper of Neuengamme to provide us with bikes, and since then I’ve discovered a beautiful bike route that leads straight from our Bergedorf apartment to the memorial site along a paved, former train track, dotted with meadows and grazing cows. These 22 minute rides have become some of the most precious moments of my day, infusing me with energy for the work ahead. Read more

05/07/2018 Commemorative ceremony, Report

Commemoration at Bullenhuser Damm

Friday, April 20, 2018, a commemoration was held at the Bullenhuser Damm Memorial, where 73 years ago 20 children, their four caregivers, and 24... Read more