Düsseldorf Memorial and Education Centre

The Düsseldorf Memorial and Education Centre, located in the historic “Stadthaus” since 1987, is a place of remembrance, research and encounters. In addition to the permanent exhibition “Düsseldorf children and young people under National Socialism”, there are regularly changing special exhibitions and evening events.

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Events:

Date

Event

Further information

Date

12/06/2024
6:30 p.m

Event

Why there is no “end”! | Evening event
The lecture by Dr. David Johannes Berchem (MeDiF-NRW and Ruhr University Bochum) takes the rise in anti-Semitic discrimination incidents as an opportunity to present an overview of the hatred of Jews in football.

In cooperation with the Alter Schlachthof – Memorial Site.


DE

Further information

Beatrice-Strauss Bildungszentrum, Marktstraße 2, 40213 Düsseldorf
Astrid Hirsch-von Borries
ieordslndsrdsfrecishsaro.euhd.b@eivotr
+49 (0) 211 89 96663

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Date

18/06/2024
6:30 p.m

Event

“Buenos Dias, mein Führer!” | Evening event
In his lecture, Thorsten Pomian (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) highlights controversies and scandals at the 1978 World Cup in Argentina. The “Disgrace of Cordoba” was a frustrating end for the German team.

In cooperation with the Alter Schlachthof – Memorial Site.


DE

Further information

Beatrice-Strauss Bildungszentrum, Marktstraße 2, 40213 Düsseldorf
Astrid Hirsch-von Borries
ieordslndsrdsfrecishsaro.euhd.b@eivotr
+49 (0) 211 89 96663

For more information, click here.

Date

03/07/2024
6:30 p.m

Event

Ivo Schricker | Evening event
In his lecture, Dr. Henry Wahlig (German Football Museum) explains the importance of Ivo Schricker, a forgotten football cosmopolitan who stood against the Nazis and was decisive for the Football World Cup.

In cooperation with the Alter Schlachthof – Memorial Site.


DE

Further information

Beatrice-Strauss Bildungszentrum, Marktstraße 2, 40213 Düsseldorf
Astrid Hirsch-von Borries
ieordslndsrdsfrecishsaro.euhd.b@eivotr
+49 (0) 211 89 96663

For more information, click here.

Date

04/07/2024
6:30 p.m

Event

Documentary film “Terezín League” | Evening event
Theresienstadt was the only ghetto with its own football league. The Nazis filmed matches for propaganda purposes. When filmmaker Oded Breda discovered his uncle in pictures, he wanted to find out more about this football league. With an introduction by Joachim Schröder (Alter Schlachthof Memorial).

In cooperation with the Alter Schlachthof – Memorial Site.


DE

Further information

HSD, Gebäude 3, Raum E.001, Münsterstraße 156, 40476 Düsseldorf
Astrid Hirsch-von Borries
ieordslndsrdsfrecishsaro.euhd.b@eivotr
+49 (0) 211 89 96663

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Date

11/07/2024
6:30 p.m

Event

Jewish athletes in North Rhine-Westphalia | Evening event
In his lecture, Dr. Lorenz Peiffer (sports historian) shows the history of Jewish sportsmen and women in North Rhine-Westphalia, their important role in sport and their challenges, especially during the Nazi era.

In cooperation with the Alter Schlachthof – Memorial Site.


DE

Further information

Beatrice-Strauss Bildungszentrum, Marktstraße 2, 40213 Düsseldorf
Astrid Hirsch-von Borries
ieordslndsrdsfrecishsaro.euhd.b@eivotr
+49 (0) 211 89 96663

For more information, click here.

Date

23/07/2024
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Event

“Only for Aryans”? | Workshop
In the workshop we discuss the exclusion of athletes from the gymnastics and sports clubs in Düsseldorf during the Nazi era as well as their exclusion from everyday life. Registration, max. 25 people, in German.

DE

Further information

Registration: Astrid Hirsch-von Borries
ieordslndsrdsfrecishsaro.euhd.b@eivotr
+49 (0) 211 89 96663

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