Monday, 4 February 2013

'Tolstoy and Doukhobors' Exhibit Online

The 46-page bilingual exhibition Leo Tolstoy and the Doukhobors: Conscientious Objection (2010/2011) was posted on the Gandhi Information Center, Berlin, Germany, webstie on December 22, 2012. The title in German is Leo Tolstoi und die Duchoborzen - Kriegsdienstverweigerung aus Gewissensgründen.

This exhibition, created for the occasion of Leo Tolstoy's death centenary (November 20, 2010), was on display August 28, 2010 to January 29, 2011, at the Anti-War-Museum, at 21 Bruesseler Street, Berlin.  It is now archived in the Peace Gallery.

From many sources, the exhibit uses photos, maps, text, quotes, prose, a history timeline and list of Tolstoy's writting's about Doukhobors, to show '... the fundamental importance of activism against military and war as well as a plea for conscientious objection by the late Leo Tolstoy.'

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