Marc Jacobs

Dr. Marc Jacobs (*1963) is the director of FARO. Flemish Interface for Cultural Heritage and professor of heritage studies at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), HARP (History, Arts/Archaeology, Philosophy & Ethics). He coordinates the UNESCO Chair in Critical Heritage Studies and the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage at the VUB. He currently focuses on the cultural heritage paradigm, UNESCO, European institutions and heritage policies, heritage practices in China, sustainable development, actor-network theory, valuation and significance.

Marc Jacobs will deliver the workshop How to assess and manage values of museum collections - Enriching experiments in Flanders on 10 November 2017.