Professor, Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Thijs Weststeijn is professor in the Department of History and Art History at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, where he chairs the research project ‘Histories of Global Netherlandish Art, 1550-1750’. His latest book is Foreign Devils and Philosophers: Cultural Encounters between the Chinese, the Dutch, and Other Europeans, 1590-1800 (Leiden: Brill, 2020).
Heritage at sea
Must we simply accept the loss of beloved buildings and cities to the floods and rising seas of the climate crisis?