Each partner organization has assembled a group of volunteer learners to work on the DENTA project, conducting and developing the interviews.
The 8 local DENTA groups from the 6 different countries also deal with, among other things, the historical and socio-economic backgrounds that influence or have influenced the lives of the interviewees and create timelines with this background data.
The groups initially met in face-to-face meetings and then had to move to digital media. Many of the groups not only communicate via email and phone, but meet very regularly in video conferences to share, discuss, and collaborate on the interviews and timelines. Many interesting discussions are held, from the nature of the interviews to the content and background aspects.
Furthermore, the participants have access to the interviews of all groups and can talk not only about their own interviews, but also those of the other groups.
In addition, meetings between individual groups are arranged in binational meetings to exchange information about relevant topics and the interviews.
Already in May 2020, a big get-together with almost all DENTA participants was held with the help of the video conference, where the participants could get to know each other. In addition, participants can view the participant forms on a non-public page, with contact information, to further exchange ideas in person.
The learners in the DENTA groups are supported by the coordinators and mpoderators and receive qualification trainings, e.g. in conducting interviews, creative writing techniques, creating and editing photos and videos, desktop research, using video conferencing systems, translation, using new media, etc.