Staff & Board

Board

  • Emile Schrijver
    Chair

    Director Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam (NL) since 2015. Professor of Jewish Book History at the University of Amsterdam, curator of the private Braginsky collection, 1986-2015 curator of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana.
    Photo: Monique Kooijmans

  • Kamila Dąbrowska
    Board Member

    Holder of a PhD degree in ethnology. Author of papers and a doctoral dissertation on post-war history of the Jewish community in Poland. A lecturer. In the POLIN Museum, she supervises anti-discriminatory projects and manages a team of museum guides. Participant of the Tarbut Fellowship program. Member of the Board of the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute.

  • Mats Tangestuen
    Treasurer & Board Member
    Mats Tangestuen. Historian and Academic Director at Oslo Jewish Museum Oslo Jewish Museum.
    Tangestuen has contributed to a number of exhibitions and has headed the museums cooperation with international partners.
  • Christina Meri
    Board Member Curatorial

    Curator of the Jewish Museum of Greece in Athens, MA in Jewish Studies and Art History. Christina has been working at the JMG since 2004 as curator of exhibits and collections.

Staff

  • Ana Cahen-Eden
    Project Manager AEJM

    BA in English from the University of Amsterdam and MA in Comparative Literature and Criticism from Goldsmiths. Ana started out by working in publishing support at Elsevier. Next to her work as a receptionist at the Dutch Film Academy, she works independently as an editor, researcher, and translator.

  • Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek
    Programme Director, AEJM Curatorial Education Programme (CEP)

    Studied Jewish Studies and Art History in Vienna and Tel Aviv; received her PHD from the University of Vienna. From 1993 until 2011, she was the chief curator of the Jewish Museum in Vienna. Since 2011 freelance curator, researcher, university lecturer and museum consultant, since 2012 in collaboration with Michaela Feurstein-Prasser (xhibit.at).

  • Michaela Feurstein-Prasser
    Programme Coordinator, AEJM Curatorial Education Programme (CEP)

    Holds a diploma in French Studies and History and a PHD in History. From 1993 until 2011 working in the Jewish Museum Vienna as head of the education department, then as curator. Since 2011 freelance curator and cultural mediator in Vienna, since 2012 in collaboration with Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek (xhibit.at).