European Observatory on Memories
Barcelona, Spain
  • Oriol Lopez-Badell
    Coordinator
    AHDA Fellow, 2014

    EUROM is a transnational network of institutions and organizations committed to the analysis and promotion of remembrance public policies. The Observatory is organized by University of Barcelona Solidarity Foundation with the support of the European Union. The main goal of EUROM is to create a multidisciplinary and transnational network on memories to observe and analyze how memory policies are being developed in Europe and abroad. Its main objectives are to promote interdisciplinary research and academic activities related to the construction of public memory, contribute to the analysis and management of the politics of memory, and influence in the right of citizens to use and interpret the memorial heritage.

    Volunteer Responsibilities

    • Research and documentation for online mapping project.
    • Learn about/research issues of memory, and in particular the preservation of history and the questioning of fascism in Barcelona and Spain more generally.
    • Contributing to the creation of content for the EUROM website as well as editing texts in English.
    • Assist with coordination and facilitation of local and international activities and events.

    It will be much appreciated if the volunteer can understand/speak/read Spanish language (or another similar Latin language). 

    EUROM office closes for 3 weeks during the month of August, so interns must plan to come from beginning of June to beginning of August.

    Housing

    While the organization is not able to provide housing, it will work with the student to identify a place to stay.