Topf & Sons – Builders of the Auschwitz Ovens Place of Remembrance
Externally funded projects of the Memorial from 2001 to 2010 (selection)
The Hungarian version of the exhibition “Forgotten Women of Buchenwald“
The translation of the exhibition texts into Hungarian was supported by the German Foreign Office; the production of a guide was made possible with support from the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research.
Additional support for commemorative events attended by survivors of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp has been made possible with support from the “Stiftung West-Östliche Begegnungen“ (with subsidies to defray travel costs for participants from CIS countries) and from the Foundation "Memory, Responsibility and Future" (with interviews of contemporary witnesses in cooperation with the Buchenwald Memorial Endowment Association).
The International Committee of Buchenwald-Dora and Subcamps: The Self-Conception, Programme and History of a Political Organization of Concentration Camp Survivors since 1952. , received support from Volkswagen Foundation and the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation. Project director: Philipp Neumann, M.A. Duration: 2005 to 2009.
”Buchenwald und Sighet - Gedenkstättenkonzeptionen im Vergleich. Eine deutsch-rumänische Dokumentation.”
Project carried out in collaboration with the Friedrich Schiller University at Jena, with support from the foundation "Memory, Responsbility and Future", fund "Memory and Future". Project director: Martin Jung, MA. Duration: May 1, 2006 to November 30, 2007.
Research fellowship of the German Museums Association.
Project director: Sandra Starke, MA. Duration: August 1, 2007 to September 30, 2007.
“"Hört da noch jemand?" Józef Szajna. Zur condition humaine nach Auschwitz.“
An exhibition by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation with support of the German Foreign Office, displayed in the former Polish embassy of Berlin. Duration: December 1, 2006 to February 28, 2007.
60th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camps.
With support from the German Federal Commissioner for Culture and Media and the Ministry of Culture of the state of Thuringia. Duration: January 12, 2005 to September 30, 2005.
Conference "Instrumentalisierung, Verdrängung, Aufarbeitung". Conference held to mark the anniversaries of the construction and dissolution of the Soviet special camps, held from 22 to 24 June 2005.
The conference and the publication of the proceedings (with a stipend for printing costs) were supported by the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship. Duration: April 1, 2005 to August 31, 2005 (publication of the proceedings, 2006).
Introduction of an audio guide system.
With support from the German Federal Commissioner for Culture and Media. Duration: July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2004.
Digital inventory of a collection of archaeological artefacts and the publication of this inventory along with a selection of objects in a digital image catalogue online.
With support from the German Research Foundation (DFG). Project director: Ronald Hirte, M.A. Duration: October 1, 2001 to September 30, 2003.
“Ausschluss der Kulturen“ – Performance of "Atlantic Affairs"
for high school students in the state of Thuringia from August 28, 2003.
With support from the Thuringia Ministry of Culture.
Documentation of the history of the Landsberg/Warthe Special Camp.
The project work and book publication (with a stipend for printing costs) were supported by the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship. Project director: Holm Kirsten, M.A. Duration: December 1, 2001 to May 31, 2003 (publication date 2005).