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Recruitment results for the In Between? 2018 edition

During open recruitment to the autumn edition of the "In Between?" project 72 candidates submitted their applications. 2 applications have been rejected due to formal reasons. The Selection Team assessed 70 applications.

During the 1st stage of the recruitment, the Selection Team chose 25 best applications qualified to the 2nd stage of the assessment process. During the 2nd stage of the recruitment, members of the Selection Team selected 12 persons to join the "In Between?" project.

Please find the candidates qualified to the "In Between?" project listed below.

South Moravian Region (Skalica)

  • Juliana Gubišová
  • Johanna Hirsch
  • Grisilda Mema
  • Marcin Mielewczyk
  • Armend Vojvoda
  • Anna Zamojska


Rijeka

  • Miona Dinić
  • Aurela Kadriu
  • Sara Maffi
  • Luca Marano
  • Dávid Rácz
  • Amina Šljivo Bećić


Reserve list: Joanna Domagalska, Maria Dybcio, Dariia Hirna, Dóra Jánosi, Aleksandra Kulesza, Alla Shlykova

 

Apply for the 2018 "In Between?" workshops & study visits!

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We have the pleasure to announce that we have launched the application process for this year's edition of the In Between? project.

 

This year the participants will travel to Rijeka in Croatia and to Slovak-Czech borderland.

The call is open to all candidates age 18-25, including students and freelancers representing various areas of interest that may include history, cultural anthropology, sociology and audiovisual arts, among others. After being selected, they will take part in interdisciplinary workshops on 9-12 July and study visits on 13-19 July 2018.

After 4-day workshops in Warsaw participants will have learned the theoretical basics of interview methodology, digital video-camera operation, photography, digitalisation of visual materials, archiving and historical context. Then, they will be divided into two groups of six to travel to border towns and other localities for seven days. During their stay they will conduct and document interviews with local inhabitants. Recollections, sound and video recordings, photographs, letters as well as scanned documents and other items reflecting the daily life of the communities will constitute a basis for building accounts of their travel that will be shared with historical institutions and local archives.

Factors to be considered in the recruitment process include a candidate's motivation to participate in the project, openness and readiness to cooperate. Knowledge of English and one of the languages spoken in a selected region is a must.

Application for the project has ended

2018 Edition (9-19 July):

Workshops in Warsaw, Poland (9-12 July)

Study visits (13-19 July):

  • Rijeka in Croatia
  • Slovak-Czech borderland

Application deadline for the 2018 edition: 7 May 2018

>> Read the Rules Governing the Recruitment of Participants

The story behind the picture

The "In Between?" project is about stories and history, but it is also about pictures. During each study visit, the participants scan archival documents, take hunderds of photos, and record video images in order to capture the wider context of the accounts which are shared with them. In order to emphasize this dimension of the project, each event organised in connection to the "In Between?" has a separate visual identification based on one of the pictures collected by the participants. 

This time, for the seminar in Berlin, it is a photograph from the archives of Ms. Maria Gavra from the Hungarian-Romanian borderland. Here is its story:

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The "In Between" 2017 seminar is coming soon!

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We have the pleasure to announce that the "In Between?" seminar summarising this year's edition of the project will take place at Topography of Terror in Berlin, Germany between 9 and 10 December 2017.

The interest in local history and individual life stories has been on the rise in the last decades. And while almost all agree it is a way to diversify and complement grand historical narrations, the issue remains: to what end. Is oral history a tool of identity formation and empowerment or contestation and – potentially – conflict ignition? How can and should it be used by researchers, but also journalists, artists, project managers?

These and other questions about oral history, its possible applications, results and methods, are the starting point for the seminar "Individuals – Stories – History" summarizing the 2017 edition of the In Between? project. The two-day event will include presentations from study visits at 8 borderland sites: Berlin, Catalonia, Mostar, Prespa, Vojvodina, as well as Albanian-Montenegrin, Hungarian-Romanian and Polish-Lithuanian border regions. The presentations will be accompanied by an opening lectures and two discussion on curating memory and engaging with local history. Their aim will be to juxtapose perspectives of representatives of different fields dealing with oral history, and to show various ways in which qualitative research methods are being translated into cultural and academic projects.

Admission is free, but prior registration is required. To register, please contact Ms Karolina Dziełak: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

>> Read the full programme here


The event is organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity in collaboration with Foundation Topography of Terror and Federal Institute for the Culture and History of Germans in Eastern Europe (BKGE).

 

Recruitment results for the autumn edition of the In Between project 2017

During open recruitment to the autumn edition of the "In Between?" project 140 candidates submitted their applications. 17 applications have been rejected due to formal reasons. The Selection Team assessed 123 applications.

During the 1st stage of the recruitment, the Selection Team chose 47 best applications qualified to the 2nd stage of the assessment process. During the 2nd stage of the recruitment, members of the Selection Team selected 23 persons to join the "In Between" project.

Please find the candidates qualified to the “In Between” project listed below.

Albanian-Montenegrin Borderland (6 persons team):

  • Ljumi Bekjiri
  • Berina Mulovic
  • Diana Furlan
  • Piotr Brzeski
  • Florentina Qorri
  • Jorge Felipe Moreira

Reserve list: Sara Gavran


Hungarian-Romanian Borderland (6 persons team):

  • Diana Takacsova
  • Anna Alexandrov
  • Sarunas Rinkevicius
  • Gabriel Vivas
  • Alexandra Corodan
  • Ana-Maria Despoiu

Reserve list: Laura Boglárka Bóka


Spanish-French Borderland (5 persons team):

  • Anne-Florence Neveu
  • Eduardo Granados
  • Laia Gallego Vila
  • Joanna Lickiewicz
  • Irina-Andreea Bădescu

Reserve list: Clàudia Freixes Martínez, Christine Maria Hartinger


Prespa (6 persons team):

  • Kristjana Doka
  • Andrej Tatarchevski
  • Angela Zdravkovska
  • Fatlum Gashi
  • Rachel Ling
  • Alexios Ntetorakis

Reserve list: Dominika Malecka


 Applications were assessed by the Selection Team composed of:

  • Karolina Bielenin-Lenczowska, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw (Poland)
  • Karolina Dziełak, ENRS
  • Jordi Guixe i Coromines, EUROM Observatory on Memories (Spain)
  • Veton Latifi, Max van den Stoel Scientific Institute, South East European University (Macedonia)
  • Tatjana Milovanović, Post-Conflict Research Centre (Bosnia & Hercegovina)
  • Rafał Rogulski, ENRS
  • Małgorzata Sporek-Czyżewska, Ośrodek Pogranicze in Sejny (Poland)
  • Naum Trajanovski, ENRS
  • Zhanna Wróblewska, ENRS
  • Jagna Jaworowska, ENRS
  • Beata Drzazga, ENRS

 

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