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

  • Łucja Koch
    Secretary & Board Member Education

    Manager of the Department of Education at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (PL)
    A sociologist, Łucja has been working at the Museum since 2009. She served first as the coordinator of the Polish Righteous – Recalling Forgotten History project and next as Project Programme Manager.

  • 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

  • Nikki Boot
    Project Manager AEJM

    BA in Cultural Anthropology and MA Museumstudies. Nikki started working as a freelance cultural producer in 2013. Now she is working for the Amsterdam City Archives as a Junior Curator and from the spring of 2020 onwards Nikki will be project manager for the AEJM network and coordinating the Annual Conference.

  • Eva Koppen
    Programme Director, AEJM Educational training

    MA in Cultural History and in Museum Studies from the University of Amsterdam. Since 2010 freelance project manager and organizer of museum projects and events (ProMu Cultural Projects). Eva is based in Amsterdam (NL) and has been working with AEJM since 2011.

  • 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).