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Scientific Committee


The Scientific Committee shall include 12 experts from countries involved in this JPI and abroad, selected by peer-review.

Each Member State and Associated Country should provide a maximum of 6 candidates from its own country and 6 from abroad: 4 experts on tangible cultural heritage research, 4 experts on intangible cultural heritage research and 4 experts on basic scientific research.

The GB will select the 11 components of the SC among the candidates proposed by the Member States and Associated Countries, taking into account the scientific excellence of the candidates and the number of “nominations” received by each of them.

In order to ensure a certain degree of continuity, initially, 6 members shall be nominated for a period of 4 years and another 6 members for a period of 2 years. Afterwards any new SC member shall be nominated for a period of 2 years.

The Scientific Committee will support the EB in its activities giving scientific advices.

The members of the Scientific Committee are:

  • Etienne Anheim  (France): Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris)
  • Gert Jan Burgers  (The Netherlands) : Faculty of Humanities, VU University Amsterdam
  • Axel Christophersen (Norway): NTNU University Museum
  • José Delgado Rodrigues: National laboratory of Civil Engineering (now retired)
  • Eva Falleth (Norway): Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB)
  • Rodney Harrison ( United Kingdom) Institute of Archaeology, University College London, UK
  • Juan Carlos Prieto Vielba (Spain): Fundación Santa María la Real
  • Susan Schreibman (Ireland): National University of Ireland Maynooth – An Foras Feasa: the Institute for Research in Irish Historical & Cultural Tradition
  • Laurajane Smith (Australia): Research School of Humanities & the Arts, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences –  School of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Bogusław Szmygi ( Poland)  Technical University of Lublin
  • Piotr Targowski (Poland): Nicolaus Copernicus University
  • Veerle van Eetvelde (Belgium): Ghent University Academic – Department of Geography