Europe at Work Collection Days

Europeana, along with museums, galleries, libraries and archives across Europe, hold collection days where people, young and old, are invited to share stories of working lives in the past and present, with material such as pictures, diaries, videos and letters

· Read here what happens at a collection day


Events: explore the map or see the full list below



Events in 2019

· 28-29 September 2019, Journées de collecte luso-luxembourgeoises / Dias de coleção Luso-Luxemburguesa, Gare-Usines de Dudelange, Luxembourg (with partners Centre de Documentation sur le Migration Humaine and Instituto de História Contemporânea, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

· 13 October 2019, A World of Diamond: Diamond Workers in Belgium, The Netherlands and France 1895-2000, La Fraternelle, Maison du Peuple, Saint-Claude (Jura, France), (with partners Amsab Institute for Social History)

· 26 October 2019, Ostiense, Rome, Italy

· 30 October 2019, Fiskars Museum, Fiskars, Finland

· 31 October - 1 November 2019, Europe at Work: Arbeitswelt im Wandel [Changing work environments], Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg (with partners Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg)

· 9 November 2019, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin, Ireland

· 1 December 2019, A World of Diamond: Diamond Workers in Belgium, The Netherlands and France 1895-2000, De Burcht van Berlage, Amsterdam (with partners Amsab Institute for Social History)

*more events and details to be confirmed and will be added here


Sharing your story online

In addition to the events above, we also invite you to share your story with Europe at Work - through objects like pictures, letters, postcards or recipes.

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