The Terezin Memorial in the year 2001

  title={The Terezin Memorial in the year 2001},
  author={Jan Munk},
  journal={Museum International},
  pages={17 - 20}
  • J. Munk
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • Sociology
  • Museum International
Jan Munk has twice been elected president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic. He has been director of the Terezin Memorial since 1990. He holds a special interest in this memorial, since his parents were transported to the Terezin Ghetto in 1941 and later to Auschwitz‐Birkenau and other concentration camps. He was born in Prague in 1946, where he studied sociology and philosophy at Charles University. He has devoted his professional career as a sociological researcher… 
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