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Call for participants: "Shaping the memory about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation"

05-03-2020
We are pleased to announce the seminar for graduates of the ICEAH projects “Shaping the memory about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation” organized by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. It will take place on August 1-8, 2020. Application deadline is April 15, 2020. Results of the recruitment process will be announced till April 20, 2020.

An invitation for the conference "Challenges of education in an authentic memorial site. Activities of the ICEAH""

13-02-2020
Due to the 15th anniversary of its establishing the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust (ICEAH) invites to attend a conference “Challenges of education in an authentic memorial site. Activities of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust” that will take place on July 1-4, 2020 in a new building of the Centre.

New online lesson: Jews from the Litzmannstadt Ghetto in KL Auschwitz

13-01-2020
"Jews from the Lodz Ghetto in KL Auschwitz" is a new online lesson prepared by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Its author is Dr. Adam Sitarek, from the Center for Jewish Research at the University of Łódź. The lesson is available in Polish, English and Hebrew.

A new perspective for education at the Memorial. Adaptation work has been completed at the new seat of the Education Center.

04-10-2019
The project for the conversion of the historical building of the so-called Old Theatre into the new seat of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was officially completed on 3 October after several years of efforts and more than two years of construction and conservation work.

“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites...” - post-conference publication

27-09-2019
“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites. Current Status and Future Prospects” is a new publication by the Auschwitz Museum. It is a summary of the international conference which was held in Oświęcim on 10-12 November 2018.
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The International  Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust conducts educational activities in cooperation with Polish and foreign institutions, as well as partner organizations, dealing with issues related to the activities of the Museum.

The cooperation consists of, among others, the following: carrying out joint ventures in the area of training of teachers, students, and educational workers, also training guides who work at memorial sites in Poland and abroad, organizing international workshops, seminars, conferences and in conducting other educational activities.

Institutes, museums and memorial sites in Poland: State Museum at Majdanek, Stutthof State Museum in Sztutowo, Museum of Struggle and Martyrdom in Treblinka, Museum of the Former Nazi Death Camp in Sobibór, Gross-Rosen Museum in Rogoźnica, Jewish Historical Institute.

Universities and research institutes in Poland: Pedagogical University of Krakow, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Warsaw University, University of Silesia in Katowice, University of Wroclaw, University of Łódź, Catholic University of Lublin, Opole University, The State Higher Vocational School in Oświęcim, Institute of National Remembrance (IPN).

Institutes, museums and memorial sites abroad: Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem, The Holocaust Museum in Washington, Terezín Memorial in Czech Republic, The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Raphael Lemkin Center for Genocide Prevention created by The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, Auschwitz Foundation in Brussels, Buchenwald Memorial, Bergen-Belsen Memorial.

Universities and research institutes abroad: University Babes Bolyai in Cluj, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Northumbria University in Newcastle, Luther College, West Texas A&M in Canyon, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.

Institutions and educational centers in Poland and abroad: superintendents of education, teacher training centers, educational libraries, teacher’s associations, non-governmental educational organizations and others.

Institutions and educational centers in Oświęcim: International Youth Meeting Center in Oświęcim, Krakow Foundation of Center for Dialogue and Prayer in Oświęcim, Jewish Educational Center and Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot Synagogue in Oświęcim.

International organizations: International Auschwitz Committee, UNESCO, International Council of Museums, Council of Europe, The Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research.

Associations and foundations: Association of Auschwitz Deportees in Paris, The Shoah Memorial in Paris, Polish Association for the Maintenance of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Site, Christian Culture Foundation “Znak” in Krakow.