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Kick-off event Bridging the North Sea

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From left to right :
Elikya KANDOT, Director of museums, Boulogne-sur-Mer
Angélique DEMON, Heritage curator, and head of the archeology department, Boulogne-sur-Mer
Mireille HINGREZ-CEREDA, Vice-Président of the Département du Pas-de-Calais, and member of the Straits Executive Committee
Evelyne JORDANS, Deputy Mayor of Boulogne-sur-Mer for heritage, history, archaeology, and archives.
Marco SIMJOUW, Project coordinator, Province of South Holland
Tom HAZENBERG, Archaeologist

Bridging the North Sea, a project approved under the Straits Committee’s fourth call for proposals, held its official launch on 10th May 2023 at the Château-musée in Boulogne-sur-Mer. The event brought together the project partners, representatives from the town of Boulogne-sur-Mer and from the Straits Committee.

Representing the Straits Executive Committee at the event, Ms Mireille Hingrez-Céréda, First Vice-president of the Département du Pas-de-Calais, was delighted with the work initiated and highlighted the need to share it as widely as possible: “This project that has brought us together serves to remind of our shared history where challenges we faced in our past are ones we are confronted with again today.”

Keep an eye on the project website to follow their progress:  https://bridgingthenorthsea.org/

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