Popularization of the centres of oral history in the LV-BY cross-border area
Short title: COH POPULARIZATION
PRIORITY 1: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Measure 1.4: Preservation and promotion of cultural and historical heritage, promotion of cross border tourism
Beneficiary: Daugavpils University (Daugavpils, Latvia)
Partners: Innovation & Development Promotion Centre (Daugavpils, Latvia); Yanka Kupala Grodno State University (Grodno, Belarus)
PROBLEM: The Latvian and Belarusian regions used to belong to the same political formations in the past. This common history unrevealed and unexplained often results in mutual mistrust and can lead to potential conflicts. The project partners apply innovative methods of the history science in order to analyse common historic past of the Latvian and Belarusian cross-border regions.
OBJECTIVES: The project aims at raising the public awareness related to protection of joint cultural and historical heritage in cross-border area of Latvia and Belarus.
RESULTS&OUTPUTS: The project aimed at raising the public awareness related to protection of joint cultural and historical heritage in cross-border area of Latvia and Belarus. The partners conducted “story tellers method” research, interviewing over 200 inhabitants of border regions of Latvia and Belarus. The research findings were summarised and published in a book and CD.
A number of international scientific conferences were organised in both countries.
The main achievement of the project is the “E-Museum of Story Tellers History” (www.vitamemoriae.eu).
|Grant Contract number:||1S-138|
|Total budget:||168 824 €|
|EU contribution:||151 941,60 €|
|Implementation period:||15 months (03.2013-05.2014)|
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