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Article

Title

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum & Memorial Site. The Former German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp : The History of the Institution of Memory and its Operating Principles.

Authors

[ 1 ] Katedra Historii Wywiadu i Kontrwywiadu Wojskowego, Instytut Historii Wojskowej, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ 2 ] Instytut Pamięci Narodowej | [ P ] employee

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[1.3] History

Year of publication

2020

Published in

Institute of National Remembrance Review

Journal year: 2020 | Journal number: no. 2

Article type

scholarly article

Publication language

english

Keywords
PL
  • Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau (niemiecki obóz koncentracyjny)
  • Holokaust
  • Niemieckie nazistowskie obozy koncentracyjne
  • Zbiory muzealne
  • Oświęcim (woj. małopolskie)
Abstract

EN The paper describes the activities, structures and tasks of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, one of the most important remembrance institutions and the most important Holocaust Memorial in Poland. The short outline of the camp’s wartime history is followed by sections concerning the post-war site’s use and commemoration, the forming of the Museum, concepts of its shape, and contemporary challenges to its activities. The selected Museum’s structures were discussed: the archives, exhibitions, research, collections, conservation and visitor services departments.

Pages (from - to)

53 - 140

DOI

10.48261/INRR200203

URL

https://ipn.gov.pl/pl/publikacje/periodyki-ipn/institute-of-national-r/issues/101271,The-Auschwitz-Birkenau-Museum-amp-Memorial-Site-The-Former-German-Nazi-Concentra.html

Open Access Mode

publisher's website

Open Access Text Version

final published version

Date of Open Access to the publication

1 month after publication

Points of MNiSW / journal

5