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We aim to show that the geographical moving of people makes culture richer. Our cultural heritage shows us that the Europe we inhabit today is the result of a flow of people and ideas and that migration is woven through and enriches our everyday lives in many ways.

Contribute to the Migration Thematic Collection

Are you a cultural heritage institution with collections that relate to the theme of migration, we'd love to hear from you!
Contribute your content and/or host a collection day.

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Upcoming events

Europeana Migration Collection Day, Dublin: Welcome Home

© EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

26 — 27 May 2018
10:00 — 17:00 EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Europeana Migration Collection Day, Dublin: Welcome Home

This event in Dublin will be held in partnership with EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, inviting all Irish people who have lived abroad and returned home, or those who have family members or ancestors who have emigrated, to come and share their stories with us.

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23 June 2018
11:00 — 16:00 Instituto Cervantes, Utrecht

"Documenting our heritage: migrants then and now" Europeana Migration Collection Day, Utrecht

This event in Utrecht will be held in partnership with Instituto Cervantes and CRE Paises Bajos, inviting the Spanish-speaking community living in the Netherlands to come and share their migration stories with us.

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Europeana Migration Collection Day, Sibiu: Roads of Remembrance and Identity - Migration Stories from Romania
13 — 14 July 2018
10:00 — 14:00 University Library Lucian Blaga

Europeana Migration Collection Day, Sibiu: Roads of Remembrance and Identity - Migration Stories from Romania

Europeana and University Library Lucian Blaga in Sibiu are inviting communities from Sibiu and beyond to this event to share their personal migration stories - and objects such as pictures, diaries, videos and letters - to our migration collection.

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Europeana Migration Collection Day, Zagreb
12 September 2018
10:00 — 18:00 Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies

Europeana Migration Collection Day, Zagreb

Europeana, the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, Croatian Ministry for Culture, National and University Library of Croatia and Croatia Radio and Television invite communities from Croatia to this event to share their personal migration stories - and objects such as pictures, diaries, videos and letters - to our migration collection.

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