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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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ICEAH Council

The ICEAH Council

The Council of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was established on March 8, 2016. The nominations to the international group of experts was presented at the first meeting of the new Council by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland Prof. Piotr Gliński.

Members of the Council:

• Dr. Vojtěch Blodig, Deputy Director of the Terezín Memorial
• Dr. Wolf Kaiser, former Director of the Wannsee Conference in Berlin
• Prof. Danuta Konieczka-Śliwińska, Deputy Director of the History Teaching Institute of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
• Prof. Marek Kucia of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow
• Olivier Lalieu from Memorial de la Shoah in Paris
• Dr. Piotr Paziński, writer, editor-in-Chief of the monthly "Midrash", 
• Karen Pollock, Director of the Holocaust Educational Trust
• Dr. Irina Shcherbakova of the Memorial Society in Moscow
• Jacek Stawiski, head of the editorial board of the World in the television channel TVN24 Biznes i Świat (Business and the World)
• Prof. Dariusz Stola, Director of the POLIN Museum and member of the International Auschwitz Council

First meeting of the ICEAH council on March 8, 2016. Photo: Marek Lach
First meeting of...
First meeting of the ICEAH council on March 8, 2016. Photo: Marek Lach
First meeting of...
First meeting of the ICEAH council on March 8, 2016. Photo: Marek Lach
First meeting of...