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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

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Jun 201128 Jan 2015

Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Bachelor, Utrecht University

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research interest Social Sciences
knowledge transfer Social Sciences
research facility Social Sciences
World Heritage Site Earth & Environmental Sciences
assistant Social Sciences
coastal region Social Sciences
historian Social Sciences
UNESCO Earth & Environmental Sciences

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

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Coastal heritage in touristic regional identity narratives: A comparison between the Norwegian region Sørlandet and the Dutch Wadden Sea area

Egberts, L. R. & Hundstad, D., 16 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Heritage Studies.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Moving Beyond the Hard Boundary: Overcoming the nature-culture divide in the Dutch Wadden Sea area

Egberts, L. R., 14 Aug 2018, In : Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCHMSD-12-2016-0067

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
World Heritage Site
coastal region
cultural heritage
policy development

Waddenland Outstanding: History, Landscape and Cultural Heritage of the Wadden Sea Region

Egberts, L. R. (ed.) & Schroor, M. (ed.), 10 Nov 2018, Amsterdam University Press.

Research output: Book / ReportBook editingAcademic

Waken voor het korte geheugen: Ontwerpen voor actuele opgaven met jong erfgoed

Egberts, L. R., 20 Nov 2018, Jaarboek Blauwe Kamer 2018. Blauwdruk

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Activities 2012 2015

  • 7 Lecture / Presentation

Grip op cultuur: Infrastructuur als culturele opgave

Egberts, L. R. (Speaker)
21 Jan 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Engaging Audiences through Travelling Heritage Routes

Egberts, L. R. (Speaker), Walda, M. (Speaker)
6 Nov 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

De rol van erfgoed en herinneringen in de constructie van regionale identiteiten

Egberts, L. R. (Speaker)
8 Apr 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

European Heritage Revivals

Egberts, L. R. (Speaker)
2 Dec 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Chosen Legacies: Early Medieval Heritage in European Regions

Egberts, L. R. (Speaker)
28 Nov 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic