Europeana Migration Collection Days

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

People across Europe, young and old, will be encouraged to contributing to and exploring 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.


· March 15-17 2018, House of European History, Brussels, Belgium


· May 10-11 2018, Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Hungary (and partners: REACH project partners, National Archives of Hungary)
· May 25-26 2018, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin, Ireland


· June 23 2018, Instituto Cervantes Library, Utrecht, The Netherlands
· June 2018*, Cardiff, Wales (and partners: National Library of Wales, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wikimedia UK)


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


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


· November 24-25 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
· Autumn 2018*, National Library of Serbia, Belgarde, Serbia

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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