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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 - present

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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cultural heritage Earth & Environmental Sciences
landscape history Earth & Environmental Sciences
history Earth & Environmental Sciences
settlement history Earth & Environmental Sciences
cultural history Earth & Environmental Sciences
Wadden Sea Earth & Environmental Sciences
Heritage Business & Economics
World Heritage Site Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2019

Open Access
regional identity
pre-industrial society
cultural history
coastal region

Designing with maritime heritage: Adaptive re-use of small-scale shipyards in northwest Europe

Hettema, J. & Egberts, L., 21 Oct 2019, In : Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Northern Europe
comparative research

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

Egberts, L. R., 2 Nov 2018, Waddenland Outstanding: History, Landscape and Cultural Heritage of the Wadden Sea Region. Egberts, L. & Schroor, M. (eds.). Amsterdam University Press, p. 315-328 14 p. (Landscape and Heritage Studies).

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

Activities 2012 2019

  • 12 Lecture / Presentation
  • 3 Editorial work
  • 3 Peer review

Bulletin KNOB (Journal)

Linde Egberts (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

Copenhagen Landscape Lecture

Linde Egberts (Speaker)
25 Mar 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Journal of European Landscapes (Journal)

Linde Egberts (Member of editorial board)
2019 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Puberaal Erfgoed: Jong en onbezonnen?

Linde Egberts (Speaker)
31 Jan 2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional