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Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives

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Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives

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Title

Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives

Description

Drawing on the latest archival-based research on the Gulag, this web exhibit provides an innovative, multifaceted consideration of the human struggle for survival in the Gulag, the brutal and often lethal Soviet system of forced labor concentration camps and internal exile.

Start Date

10/1/2005

End Date

09/30/2008

Proposal Co-Authors

Roy Rosenzweig
Tom Scheinfeldt

Director(s)

Roy Rosenzweig
Tom Scheinfeldt
Steve Barnes

Manager(s)

Stephanie Hurter
Gwen White
Sheila Brennan

Web Designer(s)

Stephanie Hurter
Jeremy Boggs
Laura Veprek

Programmers

Amanda Shuman
Kristopher Kelly

Staff Members

Gwen White
Nastya Mikheeva
Elena Razlogova
Misha Vinokur
Misha Griffith
Alexis Hurter
Lee Ann Ghajar
Mjiriana Visintin
Andrew Graulich

Outreach

Steve Barnes
Elena Razlogova

Content Experts

Anne Applebaum
Lynne Viola
Amir Weiner
Viktor Shmyrov
Peter Holquist
Stephen Kotkin
Joshua Brown

Affiliates

National Park Service

Deliverables

1. A Russian/English bilingual exhibit featuring original documentaries and 20 prisoner voices.
2. An archive filled with primary source documents and images, including 100 photographs, 20 drawings and paintings, 75 text documents, 10 excerpts from historical films, 10 oral histories, five artifacts, and 10 panoramas.
3. Four live chats with scholars and an interactive reflection section inviting visitors to leave their thoughts and stories.
4. Lesson plans and bibliographic resources that encourage further study, as well as archived footage of an Oct. 2006 international conference on Gulag scholarship.

Project URL

http://gulaghistory.org

Funder

National Endowment for the Humanities
Title VIII - U.S. Department of State
Kennan Institute
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University

Funding Amount

$267,968

Partners

Gulag Museum at Perm 36
International Memorial Society, Moscow, Russia
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University

Audiences

The general public, including "those interested in the history of the Soviet Union, the history of Stalinism, the history of concentration camps, the history of socialism, the history of the Cold War, and the history of the twentieth century ."
Secondary and university students and educators.
An international audience and Russian-speaking émigrés from the former Soviet Union.

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Citation

“Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives,” RRCHNM20, accessed May 26, 2019, http://20.rrchnm.org/items/show/204.

Item Relations

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This Item foaf:fundedBy Item: Title VIII - U.S. Department of State
This Item foaf:fundedBy Item: Kennan Institute
This Item foaf:fundedBy Item: Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University
This Item Partner Item: Gulag Museum at Perm 36
This Item Partner Item: International Memorial Society, Moscow, Russia
This Item Partner Item: Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University
This Item Staff Item: Roy Rosenzweig
This Item Staff Item: Tom Scheinfeldt
This Item Staff Item: Stephanie Hurter
This Item Staff Item: Gwen White
This Item Staff Item: Sheila Brennan
This Item Staff Item: Elena Razlogova
This Item Staff Item: Steve Barnes
This Item Staff Item: Misha Vinokur
This Item Staff Item: Amanda Shuman
This Item Staff Item: Kristopher Kelly
This Item Staff Item: Lee Ann Ghajar
This Item Staff Item: Jeremy Boggs
This Item Staff Item: Laura Veprek
This Item Staff Item: Misha Griffith
This Item Staff Item: Andrew Graulich