Poland

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Conferences

In the period from 2009 to 2015, at least 30 of papers devoted strictly to Roma Genocide during the WWII were presented in the scientific conferences in Poland on the topic of the WWII:

Polish year of 1939, WWII genesis in Polish perspective, 2-3 September 2009, Dobiegniew/ Mierzęcin;
From Westerplatte to Norymberg, WWII in contemporary historiography, museums and education, 2-5 September 2009, Sztutowo;
To remember or to forget… Memory sites in contemporary academic discourse, 24-26 June 2010, Cracow;
Around the Holocaust – new prospects of research, 3-4 November 2010, Lublin;
Polish interpretation of the authoritarianism and totalitarianism, 7-9 December 2010, Karpacz;
Auschwitz and Holocaust against the background of Genocides of XX century, 25-28 June 2012, Oświęcim;
Education for Remembrance of the Roma Genocide, 30 July– 4 August 2014, Kraków – Oświęcim;
Conference on 70th anniversary of Roma Genocide, 15 May 2014, Rzeszow

Novels:
Hackl, E. (2000). Pożegnanie z Sydonią. Oświęcim: Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau. [Original in German]
Lakatos, M. (1979). Krajobraz widziany przez dym. Warszawa: Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy. [Original in Hungarian]

Poetry:
The book Tabor pamięci Romów = Roma caravan memorial includes some poems written as a remembrance of the victims of the Samudaripen, such as "Prochy" (Ash) and "Prośba".

"Tabor pamięci Romów" (Roma Caravan Memorial):
La "Tabor pamięci Romów" ("Roma Caravan Memorial") is an annual event - since 1996 - in remembrance of the victims of the Samudaripen. The book Tabor pamięci Romów = Roma caravan memorial includes information about the route and many pictures. To watch a video in Polnish, click here. To watch some videos in English, click here: video 1 and video 2.

Associations and institutions:
The "Stowarzyszenie Romów w Polsce" (Roma Association in Poland) in Auschwitz deals actively with the Genocide of the Roma in Poland. On the website there is a lot of information in Polish about the topic, under the title "Romsky Holokaust", as well as biographies, testimonies and videos. The association also organises events such as conferences or meetings with victims. The "Romskiego Instytutu Historycznego" (Institute for Roma History) is part of the association and conducts many different projects related to the Samudaripen.

The "Związek Romów Polskich z siedzibą w Szczecinku" ("Polish Roma Union") deals with the Genocide of the Roma. The resarch centre "Instytut Pamięci i Dziedzictwa Romów oraz Ofiar Holokaustu" ("Institute of Romany Heritage and Memory and Holocaust’s Victims") depends on this institution. The reports regarding the Samudaripen are on the website.

The "Fundacją 'Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie'" ("Foundation 'Polnish-German Reconciliation'") deals as well with the Genocide of the Roma.

There is also the "Polskiej Unii Ofiar Nazizmu" ("Polish Union of Nazism Victims").

Websites:
The website of the "Stowarzyszenie Romów w Polsce" (Roma Association in Poland) in Auschwitz includes information in Ponish about the Samudaripen, under the title "Romsky Holokaust", as well as biographies, testimonies and videos.

Museum of the Former German Kulmhof Death Camp in Chełmno on Ner provides a leaflet with information on transports of the Roma from Litzmannstadt ghetto to death camp Kulmhof.