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Portrait of Hans van der Linden

Hans van der Linden

Members Council Member
MC Term: January 2019 - December 2021
Policy Advisor Flemish Government. dept. of Culture, Youth and Media Belgium Cultural Heritage

I am working at the Flemish Government (department for Culture, Youth and Media). I have been involved in the topic of digital culture for a while and have been involved in Europeana from the beginning. I’m also a member of the Belgian delegation within the Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana (DCHE).
I coordinated the vision statement ‘A Flemish cultural policy in the digital era’ which was approved in 2017. This vision aims to reinforce the cultural sector by developing and implementing a culture wide framework for digitisation. It functions as a framework for future policy actions.