Funding cuts threaten North-Rhine Westphalia’s cultural heritage

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North-Rhine Westphalia’s unique cultural heritage is under threat. Massive cutbacks in public funding of cultural heritage have been announced. 

Funding cuts threaten North-Rhine Westphalia's cultural heritage
Reconstruction of a Neanderthal man and woman from

the Neanderthal Museum [Credit: Wiki Commons]

The German Society for Pre- and Protohistory has started an online-petition to urge the government to rethink their plans. 

In Germany the petition has already become an overwhelming success with 16.000 signees and surprisingly wide resonance in the press within three weeks.

For more information and to sign the petition click here

Source: DGUF [April 16, 2013]

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