goli1otokCALL FOR INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERS / SCI Workcamp + Summer school

"LANDSCAPE OF REMEMBRANCE"

Volunteers' Centre Zagreb, Association Goli Otok "Ante Zemljar", Documenta—Center for Dealing with the Past in Croatia with their partners would like to invite you to apply for the SCI Workcamp 'Landscape of Remembrance' and the corresponding summer school.

The workcamp and summer school will take place on the Croatian islands of Rab and Goli Otok between Jun 17 and Jul 3, 2016.

More information about the camp and the application process can be found under the following link

https://www.workcamps.info/…/en/camp-details/camp-10037.html

Accomodation and food is covered, also we will reimburse part of volunteers travel expenses (70% of the cost, maximum or up to 100 euro).

One of the goals of the SCI Workcamp 'Landscape of Remembrance' is the revival of the memory of the victims of the political prison 'Goli Otok' in the former Yugoslavia, as well as to support active engagement in the local community. The collective cultivation of the horticultural garden and the park areas on Goli Otok will contribute to intercultural education and understanding between different cultures.

A part of the SCI workcamp will be a three-day summer school entitled 'Culture of Remembrance in Contemporary Europe'. The summer school will be an international forum for exchange of concepts of remembrance on the political opression during and after WWII. The speakers will historians, curators, activists and artists from Poland, Germany, Serbia, Montenegro, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia.

The participants will have a chance to engage in a multicultural dialogue about the culture of remebrance in the Croatian, post-Yugoslav and European context through lectures, workshops and study visits to the local memorial sites (the former concentration camp Kampor and the former political prison on Goli Otok).

The summer school is a part of the project Faces of resistance and opposition in Europe in 20th century which is financially supported by the European Commission within the program European Remembrance.

A quick application is advisable. Since places are filled by order of applying. All the activities during the camp, including the summer school, will be held in English.

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