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Online Conference 9 February 2023 on Dansk Møllerforening and the activities for preserving historic mills in Denmark

An overview of the activities on preserving mills in Denmark.

The link to join is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88418682319?pwd=bHJJQ1JTbVJjVWxNY2xXR2RPYTRKUT09

The conference is on 9 February 2023, 3.00 pm – 4.45 pm CET. 

Program

3.00       Welcome and introduction by Nicole Bakker, director Dutch Mill Society

3.05      Historic Mills in Denmark by Ellen Warring Master in history, board member Dansk Møllerforening

3.25      Dansk Møllerforening by Susanne Jervelund, agronomist, chairman Dansk Møllerforening, editor Møllen

3.40     Debate: How to have an active mill-organisation? How can awareness be created in the society about historic mills?

3.55     Break: Educational film about the mill wright profession in Denmark “Danske byggetraditioner”

4.05     Møllen – the danish millmagazine by Per Gliese, board member Dansk Møllerforening, editor Møllen

4.15    Millguilds by Søren H. Hansen, enginer, board member Dansk Møllerforening

4.30   Debate: What can volunteers do for the preservation of historic mills? What can be done to get younger people interested in historic mills?
How can the mill guild raise funds for the maintenance of the mills and requit volunteers?

4.45   End of conference

If you want to join, please register here. You will receive a Zoom link by e-mail.

Dansk Møllerforening and the activities for preserving historic mills in Denmark

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Speaker
Ellen Warring
, Master in history, board member Dansk Møllerforening

Susanne Jervelund

Speaker
Susanne Jervelund, agronomist, chairman Dansk Møllerforening, editor Møllen

Per Gliese

Speaker
Per Gliese
, board member Dansk Møllerforening, editor Møllen

Søren H Hansen

Speaker
Søren H. Hansen
, enginer, board member Dansk Møllerforening,

Nicole Bakker

Moderator
Nicole Bakker,
director Dutch Mill Society

Who are we?

The craft of the miller is on the Representative List of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. To support the craft of the miller worldwide we aim to develop an international network of millers and mill societies. Therefore we bring together wind- and watermill parties from all over the world to share knowledge and skills.

 

Our Mission
Our Mission is to safeguard and promote the craft of the traditional miller – defined as “a miller who works with mills driven primarily by wind, water and animal power”.

Our Aims are:

  • To safeguard the craft of the miller
  • To share knowledge, experience and information amongst our community to promote best practice and the safe repair and operation of our mills
  • To encourage all involved with mills to protect and respect the original fabric of mill buildings and machinery
  • To promote the protection and repair of our global milling heritage, by helping others see a positive future for that heritage, returning mills, where appropriate, to production, keeping the mill working in its original function
  • To create a network of millers and associated societies to deliver our Mission

Are you a miller or interested in safeguarding the craft of the miller, join the Craft of the Miller Network by creating your own member profile. If you have other questions, please send an e-mail to: craftofthemiller@molens.nl.

Look here for the recording earlier conference.

 

The international network on the craft of the miller is initiated by:

Het Gilde van Vrijwillige molenaars
Ambachtelijk Korenmolenaar Gilde
Dutch Centre For Intangible Cultural Heritage
Gild Fryske Mounders
De Hollandsche Molen
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Cultural Heritage Agency