“I think we were not conscious of the mistreatment we suffered as women, at least not as conscious as we are today. In that situation, we did not talk about
On November 15, 2018, 13 academics were detained by police in Istanbul, Turkey, accused of being involved in anti-government protests that occurred in the city’s Gezi Park in 2013. The
The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience will soon launch a 12-month initiative entitled The Art of Inclusion with support from the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA).
The conflict in Colombia claimed the lives of over 200,000 people between 1958-2013. To help those affected, and begin to bridge historic divides in the country, the Coalition’s Global Initiative
The Coalition’s Global Initiative for Justice, Truth and Reconciliation has been working with civil society organizations in Sri Lanka since 2015 to facilitate communication between local communities and the government
Since her first volunteer job at the Chemung County Historical Society in upstate New York at the age of 14, Linda Norris has been reflecting on museums’ transformative power. In
Through its Methodology and Practice department, the Coalition offers a range of trainings and consultations to help museums, historic sites and other cultural organizations engage visitors in ever relevant and
In 1995, in the Perm region of the Russian Federation, a unique memorial museum of the history of political repression was created in the former camp for political prisoners Perm-36.
Responding to social upheavals and ongoing human rights abuses in “real time” is a challenging but critical component of what Sites of Conscience do. The Maidan Museum (formally known as the National
Founded in 2009, Gulag.cz (Czech Republic) shares and circulates information about the Soviet gulag and its connection to the totalitarian regime in the USSR more generally. With public access to such