|Organization||Institute for Studies of the Recent Past (ISRP) Sofia|
|Project Name||Intensification of the Professional and Public Debate on the Recent Bulgarian Past: Enhanced Public Visibility and Professional Recognition of ISRP|
|Amount Awarded||USD 31,600.00|
|Grant Period||January 01, 2011 - January 01, 2012|
The project aims at consolidating and optimizing the existing ISRP professional networks and its referential groups (teachers, academia, and mass media) considered as the main social agents able to sustainably mediate among wider public critical knowledge and historical criteria for evaluation of the Bulgarian communist past. It will strive to stimulate the emergence of new publicity and thus the development of active citizenship and democracy. The specific objectives are: • To enhance public sensitivity and active social engagement with the recent communist past and its moral evaluation; • To stimulate the emergence of public consensus and shared knowledge.