Vivian van Saaze (V.E.J.P.)
Museum and Heritage Studies
Conservation theory and ethics
Conservation and curating of contemporary art
Heritage and digitalisation
Ethnographic research methods
Professional career history
Van Saaze is co-founder and director of the Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation and Heritage (MACCH) and programme director of the Master Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education.
She co-authored several collaborative research projects such as Collecting the Performative, a research network between Tate and Maastricht University, and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art (NACCA). She is currently WP leader for Terra Mosana, a euregional project aiming to investigate, digitalize and present the shared history of the Meuse-Rhine Euregion.
Before coming to Maastricht, she worked as a researcher at the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage in Amsterdam (now Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands).