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Embassy of Belgium and Topography of Terror Host Lecture on Belgian Resistance During World War II

The Topography of Terror hosted a lecture and discussion on resistance and repression in Belgium during World War II in cooperation with the Belgian Embassy in Berlin on 27 March. The seminar...

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Train of 1000

The "Train of 1000" arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau on 8 May to commemorate the date of the liberation of Europe. On Saturday, 5 May 2012, a train headed for Auschwitz-Birkenau left the Belgian...

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Outcome of International Conference "National Police Forces in Europe and the Holocaust 1939-1945"

The report and abstracts from the academic conference National Police Forces in Europe and the Holocaust 1939-1945, held in Mechelen on the occasion of the Belgian Chairmanship, are now available...

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City of Antwerp Commemorates Anniversary of Deportations

On 15 August 2012, a commemorative ceremony was held in Antwerp City Hall to mark the date of the first deportations of Jewish citizens in 1942. Exactly 70 years ago, on the night of 15 to 16...

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Kazerne Dossin Inauguration Ceremony Held in Mechelen, Belgium

On Tuesday, 4 September, the Memorial Dossin Barracks along with the new Museum Square and the Goswin de Stassartstraat were inaugurated in an opening ceremony attended by Minister-President Kris...

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Kazerne Dossin Opens in Mechelen, Belgium

King Albert II of Belgium inaugurated the Kazerne Dossin Museum on 26 November 2012. Officially called the Memorial, Museum and Documentation Centre on Holocaust and Human Rights, the museum opened...

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IHRA Chair’s Statement on the EU Incorporating International Holocaust Remembrance Day into its Official Calendar

As Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA, formerly the ITF), I would like to express my appreciation for the European Union's placement of 27 January, International...

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"Stateless Folk" Colloquium To Be Held at Kazerne Dossin

"Stateless Folk": Colloquium on the Gypsies of Europe" will be held at Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen, Belgium on 26 February 2013. The colloquium will focus on the Roma genocide, highlight the role of...

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