News from our projects

  1. Fates from Poland: 1939 to 1945. Remembering Locally & Digitally

    The German Poland Institute in Darmstadt and the Foundation for Polish-German Reconciliation in Warsaw are working on a database containing all the available information about victims of the National Socialist regime who originated from Poland. The database will go online in early 2024.

  2. Three Questions for... Dr. Michael Gander

    Dr. Michael Gander, director of the project "From a Place of Jubilation to a Place of Injustice – Forced Labor Camps on Soccer Pitches and Sports Fields" of the Gestapokeller and Augustaschacht Memorials speaks about historical links between football and NS forced labor as well as today's soccer fan scenes.

  3. Review of the Blickwinkel (Perspectives) Conference 2023

    There has been a discussion for years about how ideas of an inclusive culture of remembrance of the Holocaust and colonialism can be lived in practice. The Blickwinkel Conference UMKÄMPFTES ERINNERN (CONTESTED MEMORY) of the Anne Frank Educational Center, funded by the EVZ Foundation, was dedicated to questions about coming to terms with the…

  4. Three Questions for Prof. Dr. Benjamin Lahusen

    In an interview, Prof. Dr. Benjamin Lahusen, head of the project "Recht ohne Recht" at the European University Viadrina, explains why the restitution of art is particularly difficult in the case of Nazi looted property, how the project "Law without Law" addresses this issue, and how it can make an important contribution to the debate.

  5. Photo of the Month: First Conference for „Wer ist Walter?“

    An impressive encounter: In mid-May, the first conference for the transnational project "Who is Walter?" took place in Berlin. Participants from Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, Croatia and Germany came together for three days of panel discussions, new publications and a joint visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center. The conference kicked off and…

  6. A Review of the Symposium "Memory Work in Youth Education"

    How can antisemitism-sensitive youth education succeed in everyday school life, which is often characterized by scarce (time) resources? What support do teachers need to address antisemitism, racism or queer hostility? And why does media literacy play a crucial role here? School and specialist educators looked at these and other questions during…

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