Joanna Podolska-Płocka, the director of the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź, talks to TFN about a Nazi German ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16. Operating between December 1942 and January 1945, the camp has now been almost totally lost from the collective memory.
TFN’s Stuart Dowell travelled to the city of Łódź where, 76 years ago this month, Hitler’s monstrous SS set up a ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16.
Named in November by CNN as arguably Europe’s coolest neighbourhood, TFN looks at the relentless rise of Łódź’s OFF Piotrkowska Centrum
Often thought of nothing more than a post-industrial city Łódź, in fact, boasts an abundance of Art Nouveau.
Łódź’s success has been a long time coming and the special economic zone has been central to the city turning its once crumbling industrial landscape into a thriving destination for business. Łódź SEZ vice-president Agnieszka Sygitowicz told TFN: “We are the only Polish zone in the ranking, which is a confirmation of the trust that companies in the zone have placed in us.”
A massive wall-art project brings a dash of colour to the once fading glories of Łódź.
High-tech techniques allow artist’s work to transform a crumbling piece of city landscape.
The Biotechnika company in Łódź, central Poland, will supply self-developed innovative technology to a new-build bio-refinery in North Dakota, USA, in a deal worth over USD 80 million.
74 years ago to the day the last train transport of Jews left Łódź for Auschwitz-Birkenau.
A commemorative mural showing a Jewish girl in the World War II Litzmannstadt Ghetto in Łódź, central Poland was unveiled on one of the city's buildings on Sunday. The girl's figure was reproduced from an old photograph, her identity and later fate are unknown.