Personal profile


Linde Egberts works as an Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary field of Heritage Studies. She is trained as a human geographer and cultural historian at Utrecht University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where she defended her PhD thesis Chosen Legacies in 2015. Her  research interests are in heritage, identity, regions, landscape, tourism and identity. 

Linde Egberts represents the Research Institute CLUE+ as an advisory partner in the project HERICOAST, which addresses the management of heritage in European coastal landscapes. It is her task to provide the project with a solid academic and conceptual framework, to reflect on the ongoing process of knowledge transfer within the project and to develop new insights in the specific values, uses and physicalties of coastal ladscapes and their challenges for heritage preservation and development.

Linde Egberts combines her research endeavours with coordinating the master Heritage Studies, teaching courses on spatial heritage and transformations and supervising master's thesis in the same field. 

Ancillary activities

  • Linde Egberts Ruimtelijk Erfgoed | Rotterdam | zelfstandig adviseur/onderzoeker | 2015-04-30

Last mutation Ancillary Activities: Amsterdam (2015-07-01)

Education / Academic qualification

PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Jun 201128 Jan 2015

Bachelor, Utrecht University

Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Research Output 2012 2018

A Future for Cultural History of the Dutch Wadden Region: Challenges and Policies in a Maritime Agricultural Landscape

Egberts, L. R. Oct 2018 Waddenland Outstanding: History, Landscape and Cultural Heritage of the Wadden Sea Region. Egberts, L. & Schroor, M. (eds.). Amsterdam University Press

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

Eine neue Sicht auf bedeutungsvolle Erlebnisse von kulturellem Erbe

Egberts, L. R. 14 Jun 2017 Heimat: Vergangenheit verstehen, Zukunft gestalten. Bund Heimat und Umwelt in Deutschland

Research output: ProfessionalChapter

European Landscapes: A Disruptive View

Egberts, L. R. & Kolen, J. C. A. Apr 2017 In : Landscape Research.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle