Sandra Costa Saldanha
Sandra Costa Saldanha holds a PhD in Art History and is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is a member of the Heritage, Archives, and Museums and Conservation sections of the PortugueseNational Council for Culture, and a member of the technical coordination group for the Rota das Catedrais (Cathedral Route). She was head of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference’s National Secretariat for the Cultural Heritage of the Church, where she implemented several projects and activities related to inventory, conservation, restoration, museums, archives and libraries.
Main interests and research topics: Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sculpture; Portuguese and Italian art of the Modern Period; Christian Iconography; Cultural Heritage of the Church.
Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities