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EUROPEAN NEIGHBOURHOOD AND PARTNERSHIP INSTRUMENT
2007-2013 CROSS BORDER COOPERATION PROGRAMME

LATVIA-LITHUANIA-BELARUS

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).

Project number:LLB-2-143
Grant Contract number:1S-138
Total budget:168 824 €
EU contribution:151 941,60 €
Implementation period:15 months (03.2013-05.2014)
Contact:Inese Kokina
Vienibas street 13, Daugavpils LV-5400, Latvia
371 654 25452; inese.kokina@du.lv; www.du.lv

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