The main aim of the project is to thematize the phenomenon of forced labor in Central Europe from the point of view of places where forced labor occurred during the Second World War and whose importance in the overall context is little known today. To draw attention to the importance that people have in the memory of the place, given that they are not “our” victims, but mostly foreign nationals or members of national minorities. The project includes the following activities: professional international conference of the North Bohemian Museum in Liberec Are we losing memory? Forgotten places of Nazi forced labor in Central Europe, meeting of Czech and German youth in the Czech Republic – North Bohemian Museum in Liberec and excursion to places of memory connected with the phenomenon of forced labor in the region (Rychnov, Zittau / Youth Meeting from the Czech Republic and Germany – Flossenbürg Memorial and House of History of Holýšov: two-day seminar on forced labor and memory, Youth Meeting from the Czech Republic and Germany – Flossenbürg Memorial and House of History.
OrganisationKZ-Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg (DE)
Project date 11/2014 — 04/2016
Lead organisationInstitut Terezínské iniciativy (CZ)
ProgrammeOther EU Programmes
Total project grant77 500 €