cultural heritage

France prepares return of cultural artefacts to Africa

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The French government has appointed a French art historian and a Senegalese scholar to lead a feasibility study into an initiative by  President Emmanuel Macron to return African cultural artefacts currently held by museums in France, a move that one French historian said will 'make European curators quake in their boots'.

France commits $30m to protect endangered cultural heritage

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French president François Hollande announced the contribution to saving war-torn sites during a conference in the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi.