A.E.M.I. THE ASSOCIATION OF EUROPEAN MIGRATION INSTITUTIONS

The Association of European Migration Institutions is an association of institutions in Europe working with migration. Danish Immigration Museum is a member of A.E.M.I.

 

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BORNHOLM MUSEUM

The primary task of Bornholm Museum is to ensure, preserve and disseminate the history of Bornholm from ancient times to today.
The museum has archaeological responsibility for Bornholm and some of Denmark’s richest archaeological finds are to be found on the island. The newer era is influenced by the island’s location in the Baltic Sea just as this location has influenced its past. In this context, the museum treats the island’s history with its insight into war, plague and accidents, shipping and maritime commerce, daily life and infrastructure.

 

      

DANISH CHINESE MUSEUM

A virtual museum of Danish-Chinese immigration history where both Danish-Chinese and Danes can experience and contribute to the modern history of the community in order to make visible the interplay between immigration, integration and the development of the Danish community to strengthen the cultural network between Danish and Chinese culture nationally and internationally.

 

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DANISH JEWISH MUSEUM

Danish Jewish Museum is a different museum in an exceptional space. Experience the lives of Danish Jews through 400 years and come close to a diverse minority, which has created itself a home in Denmark. The museum’s interior is designed by world renowned architect Daniel Libeskind.


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DANISH RED CROSS

Danish Red Cross is a part of Red Cross International, which as the world’s largest humanitarian organization helps people hit by disasters, wars and conflicts, or otherwise living in desperate conditions. In particular, the Danish Red Cross runs the Danish asylum centres.

 

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DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL

DFH concerns itself with all aspects of the refugee cause, with an overall objective of helping to create lasting solutions for refugees and internally displaced persons. DFH considers a lasting solution to be any initiative that can help to create a permanent and tolerable solution, so that the people with whom DFH works are able to live a normal life. These could, for example, include voluntary repatriation, local integration or repatriation.


             

DEUTSCHES AUSWANDERERHAUS

Deutsches Auswanderhaus (German Emigration Centre) is located where the ships sailed from Bremerhaven to America. Between 1830 and 1974 more than 7 million people emigrated through Bremerhaven. In the museum you can meet emigrants and their living descendants face to face and trace your own roots.

 

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DIALOGUE FORUM

The objective of Dialogue Forum is to generate dialogue, reciprocal respect and understanding through various events such as Ramadan dinners, conferences, panels and cultural events. The association believes that the most important aspect of dialogue is that people respect one another because they have a common starting point in the very fact that they are human.

 

         

FURESØ MUNICIPALITY

Danish Immigration Museum is a part of Furesø Museums and is located in Furesø Municipality. Furesø Municipality is located north of Copenhagen and has 36,000 inhabitants.


   
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MIGRATION INSTITUTIONS

Migration Institutions is an international network of museums and other institutions involved in the propagation of information concerning migration. Danish Immigration Museum is a member of the network, which is a partnership between UNESCO and IOM (International Organization for Migration).

 

   
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MUSEUM AMAGER

Museum Amager is the result of a merger between Dragør Museum and the Amager Museum on 1 January, 2008. The museum comprises three exhibition locations: The Amager Museum, Dragør Museum and Mølsted’s Museum.
At the Amager Museum, the visitor can, inter alia, learn the story of Dutch immigration and the special “Amagerbrug” (a form of market garden or smallholding providing fruit and vegetables to Copenhagen).

 

                 

MUSEUM LOLLAND-FALSTER

Museum Lolland-Falster covers the cultural history of the whole of Lolland and Falster islands. Through collection, preservation, research and dissemination of information, Museum Lolland-Falster is an important partner in working with cultural heritage, both locally and regionally but also nationally and internationally.
At Museum Lolland-Falster, you can experience the Middle Ages, a castle, toys, the smell of split and dried cod and fresh ground coffee, cosy country-life milieus in the 1800’s, a peek into the middle-class living room or a stroll down the main street of the town around 1900.


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PIER 21

During the period 1928 to 1971, 1.5 million immigrants and Canadian military personnel passed through Pier 21. Today, one out of five Canadians has a direct relation to the historic jetty. Reopened in 1999 as Canada’s immigration museum and appointed as one of the Seven Wonders of Canada in 2007, Pier 21 shares and celebrates Canada’s unique immigration history. Pier 21 includes a research center, exhibitions, museum shop and cafe.


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PROJECT CROSSING BORDERS

Project Crossing Borders (“Gränsvandring “) is the result of collaboration between the The Swedish American Centre and The Norwegian Emigrant Museum. Project Crossing Borders is a Swedish-Norwegian network dealing with migration between the two countries and migration to overseas countries. The project collects data on immigrants and emigrants who are registered in a common database.

 

SALAAM FILM & DIALOGUE

Salaam works to achieve understanding and insight into cultural encounters and the multi-cultural society. Salaam places an emphasis on showing a balanced picture of the meeting of cultures and brings the delights, difficulties and challenges of the multicultural society to light.
Salaam’s favourite tool is a combination of film and debate.

    

              

SUPPORT GROUP FOR REFUGEES IN DANGER

The Support Group for Refugees in Danger is a private, voluntary association, which, since 2001, has helped refugees to engage in cases concerning residence permits and by improving the conditions of refugees in Denmark. The Support Group is working to put the conditions of refugees in Denmark on the public agenda.

          

THE DANISH IMMIGRANT MUSEUM

The Danish Immigrant Museum was founded in 1983 to preserve the history of Danish immigration to America. In 1994 the first phase building, reminiscent of Danish architecture was completed, housing significant artifacts important to the interpretation of the Danish immigration story.

                     

THE HERITAGE AGENCY OF DENMARK

The task of the Heritage Agency of Denmark, under the Ministry of Culture, is to protect the cultural heritage and give it a meaning for the individual and for society as a whole. The Heritage Agency of Denmark is responsible for that part of the cultural heritage, which includes ancient monuments, listed buildings and collections in the federal and state recognized museums.



     
      

THE SWEDISH AMERICAN CENTRE

The objective of the Swedish American Centre is to promote migration research and cultural exchange. The Centre works primarily with migration to and from North America but also to the remainder of the world and has nationwide archive collections. The Centre is located in Karlstad and comprises a visitor centre with archives, exhibition, research hall and conference facilities.
The Swedish American Centre administrates the EmiWeb data system and operates several digitization projects as well as being the Swedish Office of Swedish Council of America.

  

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WORLD CULTURAL CENTRE

World Cultural Centre – Copenhagen’s centre for multi-ethnic culture.
World Cultural Centre in Copenhagen is a cultural centre particularly for ethnic minorities and a vibrant platform for cultural, social and political activities.
The World Cultural Centre organizes multicultural festivals, lectures, art exhibitions, concerts, debates, film showings, courses, meetings and more in close cooperation with various associations.