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Projects 2016 – Friends House Moscow
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Portrait of Chertkov by Repin (Wikipedia public domain)

Preserving the Chertkov Archive

Vladimir Chertkov was the literary executor of Tolstoy, and the organiser of the Russian pacifist movement in Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union in the early 20th Century. The aim of this project was to preserve, by electronic scanning,...

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Conflict mediation in schools, Dzerzhinsk

A two year project in Dzerzhinsk (running from late 2015 to 2017) called “Attention! Conflict!”, was designed to set up mediation programmes in schools. The aim was to use peer-to-peer mediation by schoolchildren trained as mediators. Teachers and school...

Schooling for refugee children in 2016

The “Kids are Kids” Integration Centre for refugees in Moscow provides educational and cultural activities for pre-schoolers who don’t attend kindergarten, and tutoring for school age children including those who have no access to state schools. During 2016 about...

Publishing and outreach in 2016

In 2012 Friends House Moscow received a major grant from The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, which provided three years of funding for translation and publication of Quaker texts. The work was not finished by the end of year 3...

AVP workshop at a detention centre for adolescents, Odessa

AVP Ukraine in 2016

The Alternatives to Violence project (AVP) is a practical training programme that enables participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways. It was originally developed by Quakers in the 1970s in the USA, for use...