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You can find detailed information on the events on the website of the LWL-Industriemuseum – The Zollern Colliery: www.ausstellung-zwangsarbeit.lwl.org

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The accompanying program and visitor information at the exhibition’s venue in Dortmund available here for downloading.

Accompanying program at the LWL-Industriemuseum – The Zollern colliery in Dortmund

Sun, 25.3. | 3 p.m.

Curator Tour Through the Exhibition. Research, origin, background with Rikola-Gunnar Lüttgenau, deputy director of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorial Foundation, Alte Werkstatt. Admission only!

Thu, 29.3. | 7 p.m.

Presentation. “Aliens” and “Subhumans” – Surveillance and Persecution of Foreign Forced Laborers by the Gestapo, with Markus Günnewig (M.A.), research assistant at the Steinwache Memorial, Magazin. Free admission!

Fri, 6.4. | 3 p.m.

Themed Tour. In Servitude. Prisoners of War and Forced Laborers in the Ruhr region Mining Industry: In Search of Clues at the Zollern Colliery. Themed tour with Anneli Kleine (M.A.) of the LWL-Industriemuseum, meeting point foyer. Admission only!

Sat, 21.4. | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Excursion. Forced Labor Locations in Dortmund, lead by Dr. Stefan Mühlhofer, director of the Steinwache Memorial, costs €20, registration by 17.4., phone +49 (0)231 6961 211

Thu, 26.4. | 7 p.m.

Presentation. Forced Labor in the German Coal Industry, by private lecturer Dr. Christoph Seidel, research fellow at the Institute for Social Movements at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Steinwache Memorial. Free admission!

Sat, 28.4. | 3 p.m.

Presentation. Between Colliery and Forced Labor – Postcards German Documenting History! Museum scientists present unfamiliar objects from everyday culture, introduced by Dr. Thomas Parent, deputy director of the LWL-Industriemuseum, Schwarzkaue. Admission only!

Fri, 4.5. | by arrangement

Pupils Meet Contemporary Witnesses. Forced laborers are available as contemporary witnesses for schools. Dates by arrangement only, phone +49 (0)231 6961 211

Sun, 13.5. | 3 p.m.

Curator Tour Through the Exhibition. Research, origin, background with Rikola-Gunnar Lüttgenau, Alte Werkstatt. Admission only!

Sun, 20.5. | 3 p.m.

Themed Tour. In Servitude. Prisoners of War and Forced Laborers in the Ruhr region Mining Industry: In Search of Clues at the Zollern Colliery. Themed tour with Anneli Kleine, meeting point foyer. Admission and tour free on occassion of the International Museum Day!

Thu, 24.5. | 7 p.m.

Presentation. Forced Labor and the People’s Community, by Dr. Marc Buggeln, research fellow at the Chair of German History in the 20th Century at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Magazin. Free admission!

Thu, 14.6. | 7 p.m.

Book presentation. Compensation for Nazi Forced Labor in the Early 21st Century, by Constantin Goschler, Professor of Contemporary History at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Steinwache Memorial. Free admission!

Thu, 21.6. | 7 p.m.

Presentation. Victims in the Land of the Victors. Individual Recollection of the Second World War and Soviet Memorial Culture, by Imke Hansen (M.A.), research assistant at the University of Hamburg, Steinwache Memorial. Free admission!

Sat, 30.6. | 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Extra Shift – The Night of Industrial Culture. A night of extremes: Forced labor exhibition, comedy, music + show, food + drinks, technology + tours. Highlight: Machine hall opened. More information on www.lwl-industriemuseum.de. Special admission.

Thu, 5.7. | 7 p.m.

Presentation. Stéphane Hessel – Author’s Son, Resistance Fighter, Forced Laborer, Human Rights Campaigner, Citizen of the World, by Manfred Flügge, Berlin-based freelance author, Steinwache Memorial. Free admission!

Sun, 8.7. | 3 p.m.

Themed Tour. In Servitude. Prisoners of War and Forced Laborers in the Ruhr region Mining Industry: In Search of Clues at the Zollern Colliery. Themed tour with Anneli Kleine, meeting point foyer. Free admission!

Sun, 12.8. | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Summer Festival. “Forced Labor” exhibition with tours and films on the subject for children aged 6 and older (“Train of Life” and “Life is Beautiful”). For children: Comedy + acrobatics, educational museum program, crafts + activities in the children’s workshop, Anna the steam locomotive, tours of the surface facilities, whole site. Free admission!

Thu, 6.9. | 3 – 7 p.m.

Excursion to the Oberhausen Memorial Hall lead by Dr. Stefan Mühlhofer, costs €12, registration by 2.9., phone +49 (0)231 6961 211

Fri, 7.9. | 10.30 a.m.

Pupils Meet Contemporary Witnesses. Forced laborers, who were forced to work in Dortmund during the Second World War, are available as contemporary witnesses forr school classes (with interpreter), registration required by 1.9., phone: +49 (0)231 6961 211. Admission and participation are free!

Sun, 9.9. | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Open-Memorial Day: Wood. Three summers and three winters in wooden barracks. The everyday life of forced laborers at the Zollern colliery. Admission and tour free!

Thu, 13.9. | 7 a.m.

Presentation. Forced Labor – A Historical Problem, presentation by Prof. Ulrich Herbert, Professor for Modern and Recent History at the University of Freiburg, Magazin. Free admission!

Thu, 27.9. | 7 p.m.

Panel discussion. Human Trafficking and Forced Labor in the Modern Era. Manifestations, Victims and Culprits, Legal Positions, Counterstrategies. Speakers include Heike Rabe, project coordinator of “Forced labor today – Empowering trafficked persons” at the German Institute for Human Rights, and Andrea Hitzke, deputy director of the Dortmunder Mitternachtsmission e.V., Steinwache Memorial. Free admission!

Sat, 29.9. | 4 – 11 p.m.

Dortmund Museum Night. At the same time a closing event for the “Forced Labor” exhibition. Tours, klezmer music, films. Special admission.