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.