For your and our freedom
Description: Human complicity and civil solidarity is of relevance to the current situation in Russia, not only to eliminate a negative perception, but also to expand the boundaries of freedom and opportunities. The idea of the volunteer camp is to provide direct assistance to the Perm Memorial by collect and translate information about the organisations and its’ activities into various foreign languages (primarily, into English), hence making the information more accessible for people. The information will be publish online, at different platforms such as social media, and distributed as hardcopies.
Type of Work: Volunteers will collect and translate information about Perm Memorial and the work, projects and activities of Perm Memorial into various foreign languages (primary English). The information will be publish online and in hardcopies. Volunteers will also take photos of places and monuments with connections to the history of GULAG and publish these online.
Study Theme: History of GULAG. Volunteers will visit the Memorial Museum of History of political repression "Perm-36".
Accommodation: Volunteers will live in shared accommodation, in school or flat. Food will be provided and volunteers will cook for themselves. All meals will be vegetarian.
Language: We will speak English in the group. The people of the hosting community speak only Russian.
Requirements: Volunteers with knowledge of Russian, German and English are welcome, as well as with experience in translation.
Approximate Location: Perm, Perm region, Russia
Notes: All necessary equipment will be provided by "Memorial". The organization will also cover expenses related to food, accommodation, educational and cultural events and local transport.