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June 1st 2021 – Digital Event – Memorial Site Prora Today

By 30. April 2021May 11th, 2021General
KdF-Gebäude Koloss von Rügen in Prora auf Deutschlands größter Insel an der Ostsee

About 20 years after the Prora Documentation Center and the PRORA-CENTER were founded to reappraise and document the history of Prora, there will now be a new educational facility.
The umbrella organization of both institutions, Education and Documentation Center Prora e.V., takes this pleasant development as an opportunity to exchange views with proven experts from research, education and politics about the complex past, current challenges and a possible future of the place of remembrance in a virtual panel discussion.
The event will take place on June 1st, 2021 at 19:00 (dial-in from 18:45) in the form of a Zoom conference, which will be recorded.

Sonja Steffen MP, Chairwoman of the Education and Documentation Center Prora e.V.
Steffen Freiberg, State Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Katja Lucke, Director of the Documentation Center Prora e.V.
Susanna Misgajski, Director of the PRORA-CENTER e.V.
Prof. Dr. Jörg Echternkamp, Center for Military History and Social Sciences of the German Armed Forces, Potsdam; Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Endlich, Berlin University of the Arts
Dr. Astrid Ley, Deputy Director of the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum
Dieter Holtz, Mayor of Sassnitz (1994-2015)
Dr Thomas Lutz, memorial department, Topography of Terror, Berlin u. Association of Memorials in Germany e.V.
Stephan Schack, trainer for democracy and human rights education, former construction soldier
Jochen Schmidt, Director of the State Center for Political Education Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Prof. Dr Michael Wildt, Humboldt University Berlin
Kerstin Kassner MP, Deputy Chairwoman of the Education and Documentation Center Prora e.V.

To receive a link to the event, please register at the following mail address:
We are looking forward to your participation!