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The Auschwitz Birkenau State Museum and the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam will realize a three-year educational project “The Future of Auschwitz and Holocaust Education in Authentic Memorial Sites”.


The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will hold a conference on education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust from 26-29 October 2015.


A new book on football and antisemitism in Poland has been launched at an international conference organized by the Anne Frank House at Amsterdam Arena, the stadium of Ajax Amsterdam.


The Holocaust Educational Trust has offered to work with two students recenly caught stealing fragments of hair clippers, buttons and a piece of a spoon from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.


"Auschwitz - Memorial Site" is a new online lesson which aims to prepare visitors before coming to the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.


We regret to announce the passing of Professor Feliks Tych (1939-2015). Feliks Tych was a historian, a professor and a Holocaust survivor who served as a member of the Polish Delegation to IHRA as a committed member of the Academic Working Group.


27 January 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.


On December 3, during its plenary meeting in Manchester, IHRA hosted a panel discussion between the experts and government representatives involved in the project on the “Ex-Yugoslav” Pavilion exhibit to be set up at the Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and State Museum.


USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education, and Discovery Education, have selected 25 teachers from around the world to participate in a unique professional development program in Poland as part of Auschwitz: The Past is Present.


The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw revealed its core exhibition on 28 October, in a Grand Opening led by the presidents of Poland and Israel, and attended by Holocaust survivors and representatives of international organisations.