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Framework program accompanying the travelling exhibition “Forced Labor” at the Hamburg Museum der Arbeit

Lectures and events

Sunday, Nov. 15 | 7:00 pm

"Apple Stories" ‒ Coltan waschen in Ruanda. A film by Rasmus Gerlach.
Film screening in the Zinnschmelze next door to the museum. Admission: 5 € 

Monday, Nov. 23 | 7:00 pm

To War with National Socialism: The New-York Hamburger Gummi-Waaren Compagnie AG 1930‒1954.  Lecture by Dr. Jürgen Ellermeyer, former research assistant at the Museum der Arbeit.
Admission free.

Monday, Jan. 11 | 7:00 pm

Photographs and Forced Labor: Deceptive Idyll. Lecture by David Rojkowski, editor, Leica Fotografie International.
Admission free.

Monday, Jan. 18 | 7:00 pm

Great Pleasure, Great Excitement: Soccer-Playing Forced Laborers in Hamburg during World War II. Lecture by Katja Hertz-Eichenrode, former coordinator of the Hamburg visiting program for former forced laborers. Photo presentation by Herbert Diercks, historian and research assistant at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial.
In cooperation with the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Admission free.

Monday, Jan. 25 | 7:00 pm

Forced Labor in the Hamburg War Economy. Lecture by Dr. Friederike Littmann, historian.
Admission free.

Tuesday, Jan. 29 | 10:00 am

"echt fair, ey". Lecture in staged room and subsequent discussion with panel guests. An event for school classes (years 9‒13), students and young adults. With Karin Post.
Zinnschmelze. Admission free, donations welcome.

Monday, Feb. 01 | 7:00 pm

Forced Labor in Barmbek. Jürgen Kinter, Michael Grill, Karin Heddinga. A Geschichtswerkstatt Barmbek event, with introductory information, film excerpts and readings from contemporary reports.
Admission free.

Monday, Feb. 29 | 7:00 pm

Forced Labor at the Anti-Aircraft Bunker in St. Pauli: Reappraisal of an Unknown Story. Lecture and discussion with the Feldstrasse Bunker Memorial study group.
Admission free.

Monday, Mar. 21 | 7:00 pm

Olinka: A Friendship That Began during the War. Reading with Peter de Knegt, son of the forced laborer Bram de Knegt.
In cooperation with the Initiative Gedenken in Hamburg. Admission free.

Excursions

 

Sunday, Nov. 01, Dec. 06, 2015 and Jan. 03, Feb. 07, Mar. 06, 2016

The Fuhlsbüttel Forced Labor Barrack. Guided tour.  The Willi-Bredel-Gesellschaft Geschichtswerksttt e.V. offers guided tours to the last remaining forced laborers’ barrack still in its nearly original state, in the direct vicinity of the airport.
Wilhelm-Raabe-Weg 23. Admission: 2 €.

Sunday, Mar. 13 and Mar. 20 | 4:00 ‒ 6:00 pm

Forced Labor, Persecution and the War Economy – Hamburg Harbor during National Socialism. Boat trip with Katja Hertz-Eichenrode and Lukas Kaiser. Meeting place: Barkassen Centrale Ehlers, Anleger Vorsetzen, subway stop U3 Baumwall, Überseebrücke exit.
Reservations required, tel. 040 428 133 0

In cooperation with the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Educational offers

Every Saturday, Nov. 07, 2015 ‒ Apr. 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Saturday guided tours. Guided tour of the “Forced Labor” exhibition.
Admission: 2 euros plus museum admission

Every Sunday, Nov. 08, 2015 ‒ Apr. 03, 2016 | 12:00 noon

Sunday guided tours. Guided tour of the “Forced Labor” exhibition.
Admission: 2 euros plus museum admission

Monday, Nov. 09 and Nov. 23 | 4:00  - 5:00

Monday guided tours. Guided tour of the “Forced Labor” exhibition.
Admission: 2 euros plus museum admission

Sunday, Dec. 06 | 3:00 pm

Guided tour with the curator. With Rikola-Gunnar Lüttgenau, deputy director of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation and exhibition curator.
Museum admission

Tuesday, Mar. 08 | 3:00 pm

Guided tour with the curator. With Dr. Stefan Hördler, director of the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp Memorial and exhibition curator.
Museum admission

Group guided tours. Guided tours for school classes, students, travel groups or in German sign language can be booked by contacting the Museumsdienst Hamburg.
For information see www.museumsdienst-hamburg.de
Tel.: 040 428 131 0

Forced labor ‒ geocaching

Searching for hidden traces in Barmbek with the aid of GPS data. What traces did Nazi forced labor leave behind in Barmbek? What stories are no longer visible? Geocaching can help to trace the fates of forced laborers at the authentic sites.

For information see  www.museum-der-arbeit.de

 

 

Conference

March 09 ‒ 11

Remembering Nazi Forced Labor: conference at the Museum der Arbeit. An international forum within the framework of the “Forced Labour and Forgotten Victims” program of the “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” Foundation, carried out by the Humboldt-Universität, Berlin in cooperation with the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation.
Reservations and information: Dr. Simone Erpel
Email: erpelsim(at)cms.hu-berlin(dot)de

Wednesday, Mar. 09 | 6:00 pm

European Places of Remembrance ‒ Divided Memory.  Public lecture by Prof. Dr. Étienne François, Berlin/Paris (requested) within the framework of the conference “Remembering Nazi Forced Labor.”
In cooperation with the “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” Foundation and the Humboldt-Universität, Berlin.