Europeana Migration Collection Days

portraits of people holding objects

Throughout 2018, the European Year of Cultural Heritage, Europeana along with museums, galleries, libraries and archives across Europe, will run a series of migration collection days and events.

People, young and old, will be encouraged to contribute to and explore Europeana Migration by participating at events where they can add their personal migration stories, with material such as pictures, diaries, videos and letters, to the collection.


· 23 June 2018, Instituto Cervantes Library, Utrecht, The Netherlands


· 6-7 July 2018, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff (in partnership with People's Collection Wales)
· 13-14 July 2018, University Library Lucian Blaga, Sibiu, Romania (in partnership with Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Romanian Academy)


· 18-19 August 2018, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin, Ireland


· 12 September 2018, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies in cooperation with Croatian Heritage Foundation, Zagreb Croatia (and partners: Croatian Ministry of Culture, Croatian Radio Television)
· 23 September 2018, Centre de documentation sur les migrations humaines, Luxembourg


· 12 October 2018*, Museo della Grafica, Pisa
· 19-20 October 2018, National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia


· 24-25 November 2018, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin, Ireland

Other events in 2018

· Autumn 2018*, National Library of Latvia and Latvian Museum of Emigration, Riga, Latvia

Past events

· 15-17 March 2018, House of European History, Brussels, Belgium · 10-11 May 2018, Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Hungary (and partners: REACH project partners, National Archives of Hungary)
· 26-27 May 2018, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin, Ireland

Register your interest

*Some events and dates subject to final confirmation.

Sharing your story online

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

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