EMA AWARDS ARE ON THE MOVE ! - European Museum Academy



28 September-1 October 2017

The annual EMA DAYS have been moved from late Spring to early Autumn.

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35 candidates from 20 countries applied !

Many thanks to all candidates for their interest in EMA Awards.

Put the 2017 EMA Days on your diary and discover Skopje historic district and new museums with us !

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The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning and Creativity 2017 annual conference

Planned on the 8th and 9th of February 2017, this conference is an important meeting place for people active in the field of cultural heritage; from staff and directors of cultural organisations to researchers and politicians. The conference languages will be Swedish and English.

The theme of this year’s conference will be Difficult dialogue

 You can find the programme with further information on the conference at NCKs website where you can also register for the conference:


The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning and Creativity is an active partner of EMA !

Investing in sustainable intercultural dialogue at Jamtli, by Henrik Zipsane

Investing in sustainable intercultural dialogue at Jamtli,  by Henrik Zipsane - European Museum Academy

This article present an important new project at the Jamtli Museum in Ostersund (Sweden) about intercultural dialogue and an inclusive policy toward refugees.

Henrik Zipsane is CEO of the Jamtli Foundation (a large museum and heritage organization in central Sweden since 2001 (www.jamtli.com), and senior researcher at The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning & Creativity since 2005 (www.nckultur.org) — an R&D organization for learning through heritage engagement.

 Henrik Zipsane is guest professor in heritage learning and regional development at Linköping University since 2010 and associate of Pascal Observatory since 2007 as well as associate of European Expert Network on Culture and was appointed expert on culture and adult education 2011 by the European Commission. Henrik Zipsane was member of the board Culture Action Europe 2010-2016, European Access to Culture Platform 2008-2011 and European Association of Regional and Local Authorities on Lifelong Learning 2011-2014 and is vice president of Association of European Open Air Museums since 2015. Since 2014 Henrik Zipsane is expert and jury member in the European Museum Academy and from 2017 he is by the Swedish Council of Higher Education appointed expert for assessment of EU applications in the Erasmus Plus programme. Henrik Zipsane holds a master’s degree in history from University of Copenhagen 1985 and a PhD degree in education and history from The Danish University of Education 1996.


Henrik Zipsane has published academic studies on collective learning processes, immigration history and in recent years primarily on heritage learning applied on issues such as early school leavers, the ageing population, untraditional creative partnerships and instrumental heritage.



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8 November 2016: The EMA Prize goes to POLIN, Warsaw

8 November 2016: The EMA Prize goes to POLIN, Warsaw - European Museum Academy

8 november 2016: the EMA Prize was handed to the POLIN Museum by Jill Cousins who represented EUROPEANA the former winner of the Prize. The Ceremony was held in the context of the EUROPEANA Association General Assembly in Riga at the Latvia National Library.