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The EMF National Correspondents 

The European Museum Forum National Correspondents (NCs) are EMF representatives in 47 European countries, members of the Council of Europe. The Board of Trustees has a policy for the development of the EMF National Correspondents network. The role of a NC is to facilitate the work of EMF in a particular country. In some countries, depending on their size, difference between the regions, etc., more than one NC can be appointed. NCs promote EMF in their country and identify potential candidates to apply for the European Museum of the Year Award. The NC liaises closely with local political, professional and media networks to provide important links in the chain of EMF promotional coverage throughout Europe. NCs also provide the EMF office with support in raising funds to cover costs for judging visits, advise on itineraries and act as secondary point of contact for applicants. NCs provide network of information between museums throughout Europe; they bring together news of developments and activities that may be conveyed to a wider audience through the European Museum Forum. 

List with addresses NCs

Albania

Ilirjan Gjipali

Head of Department of Prehistory, Institute for Archaeology

Armenia

Marine Mkrtchyan

ICOM Armenia Secretary

Austria

Wolfgang Meighörner

Director of the Country Government Museum, Tyrolean State Museum

Azerbaijan

Roya Taghieva

Director of the Azerbaijani State Museum of Carpet and Applied Art

Belgium

Leen Ochelen

Director, Brussels Museums Council

Sofie Wilder

Director, Museums of Turnhout

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alma Leka

Museum advisor, Historical museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Secretary, ICOM Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Stavri Nikolov

Founding Director, Digital Spaces Living Lab (DSLL)

Croatia

Zvjezdana Antos

Senior Curator, Ethnographic Museum of Zagreb

Czech Republic

Jana Souckova

Czech Committee of the Blue Shield, Czech Committee for UNESCO

Denmark

Ida Brændholt Lundgaard

Danish Agency for Culture

Estonia

Mariann Raisma

Director, University of Tartu History Museum

Finland

Jari Harju

Curator, Helsinki City Museum

France

Etienne Féau

Head of Heritage Conservation

Benoît de L'Estoile

Professeur attaché en anthropologie politique, Ecole normale supérieure, Paris

Georgia

Lana Karaia

ICOM Georgia

Nino Azmaiparashvili

Journalist

Germany

Antje Schmidt

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg

Otto Lohr

Governmental Bavarian Museum Service

Jutta Engelhard

Deputy Director, Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum

Greece

Anna Vogli

Head of PR, S&B Industrial Minerals S.A.

Yiannis Markakis

Director of the Cretan open-air Museum 'LYCHNOSTATIS"

Hungary

Batari Zsuzsanna

Secretary for Scientific Affairs in the Hungarian Open Air Museum, Szentendre

batarizs@hotmail.com

 

Republic of Ireland

Hugh Maguire

Director, The Hunt Museum

Iceland

Guðbrandur Benediktsson

Director, Reykjavik Museum

 

Italy

Marianella Pucci

Mediator

 

Michele Trimarchi

Professor of Cultural Economy

Latvia

Ineta Zelca Simansone

Director of Think Tank Creative Museum

Liechtenstein

Rainer Vollkommer

Director of the Liechtenstein National Museum

Macedonia

Rubinco Belceski

Institution for Protection of Monuments of Culture and Museums
rubin.belceski@yahoo.com

 

Malta

Romina Delia

Secretary General, ICOM Malta

Moldova

Nicoleta Zagura

President of the Art and Heritage UNESCO Club

Montenegro

Ljiljana Zeković

Director of the Art Museum of Montenegro

Netherlands

Adelheid Ponsioen

Consultant

Jan Hovers

Director Zaans Museum

Norway

Liv Ramskjær

Secretary General Norwegian Museum Association

 

Poland

Dominika Mroczkowska-Rusiniak

National Institute for Museums and Public Collections

Portugal

João Neto

Associação Portuguesa de Museologia (APOM)

Maria Jose Santos

Director, Museum of Penafiel

Romania

Nicoleta Zagura

President of the Art and Heritage UNESCO Club

Russia

Yuliya Glazyrina

Perm Regional Museum and Museum of Permian Antiquities

Ana Glinskaya

Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage

Sofya Averchenkova

Institute for Cultural Policy

Serbia

Mila Popovic-Zivancevic

Rektor, ALFA BK Univerzitet, Belgrade

Slovenia

Marjeta Mikuz

National Museum of Slovenia, Office for Movable Cultural Heritage

Spain

Eloisa del Alisal

Museo Caja Granada Memoria de Andalucía

Maria San Sebastian

International Puppet Museum, Tolosa

Switzerland

Susann Bosshard-Kälin

Cultural Journalist and PR-Consultant Swiss Museum Association

Lora Sariaslan

Independent Curator, Istanbul

Murat Ertuğrul Gülyaz

The Directorate of Nevşehir Museum

Ukraine

Kateryna Smagliy

Director of the Kennan Institute, Kiev

United Kingdom

Rebecca Atkinson

Online Editor for the UK Museums Association

May Redfern

Museum Consultant and currently at Barnsley Museum Service