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Description: The Nesin Mathematics Village is a small village of about 13,5 acres, approximately 7,5 of which consist of olive groves. It is owned by the Nesin Foundation and is located 1 km away from the village of and 222;irince (tied to the Selcuk district of Izmir). Perched on a hillside and overflowing with greenery, it is a place where young and old learn, teach, and think about mathematics in peaceful remoteness. Unpretentious and unostentatious, the houses made out of rock, straw and clay give off a simple welcoming air.Apart from the crickets, any factors which could prevent concentration and deep thought are kept away, there are no televisions, no music is publicly broadcasted. But traces of civilization such as electricity, warm water and wireless internet are nonetheless present. There is no shortage of insect lifeFrom teaching at the primary school level to the most advanced research, mathematical activities of any level can take place simultaneously at the village.
Type of Work: Mostly helping the kitchen team of the premises. Cutting, washing, slicing the vegetables, cooking the meals, preparing salad, setting up the tables and serving the food to the students, washing dishes, cleaning the kitchen, etc. Some days some outdoor work is also possible.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be under the supplied tents. Sleeping bag and mat are necessary. If you prefer privacy you can bring your own tent. Food is provided at the venue.
Approximate Location: Sirince is a small village in the west of Turkey. Please be aware that the center is a bit isolated. No night life, TV or disco is available at the center, but there is internet connection. The next village Sirince, which is only 15 minutes by foot, is very attractive and famous for its homemade wines and traditional architecture. The nearest town Selcuk, which is the home of world famous Ephessus open-air museum. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mUqg1yBFTo . The nearest city Izmir, is one hour away by coach. Work camp site is safe and secure.