About

The Memory Archives is a transatlantic project by the International Media Center (IMC) at HAW Hamburg in cooperation with Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism that confronts anti-Semitism, hate and racism. The Memory Archives are financially supported by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and became part of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The International Media Center (IMC) at HAW Hamburg

As the leading German academic platform of its kind, the International Media Center encourages freedom of the press domestically and abroad. The mission statement of the IMC – to foster a global democratic dialogue – is put into practice through international exchange programs in order to strengthen independent media and free reporting. The IMC is located at HAW Hamburg’s Media Campus in the heart of Germany’s media hub.

The Medill School at Northwestern University

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, and Integrated Marketing Communications is a constituent school of Northwestern University near Chicago that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has consistently been ranked one of the top schools of journalism in the United States. Medill alumni include 38 Pulitzer Prize laureates, numerous national correspondents for major networks, and many well-known reporters and columnists. Northwestern is one of the few schools embracing a technological approach towards journalism.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States' official memorial to the Holocaust. Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history. It is dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy.