Amin Maalouf, Block Museum of Art, Dan Hicks, Alice Procter: Leo Afrikaneren, Caravans of Gold – Fragments in Time – Art Culture and Exchanges Across Medieval Saharan Africa, The Brutish Museums, The Whole Picture Cultural history: It is necessary to relinquish ownership of colonial loot. The treasures of European museums have been stolen. And what about the Cultural History Museum in Oslo – which is also on the list of museums that have Benin's stolen bronze sculptures?
Departure. In the long term, this may be a historical event we experienced this week:
The 2. June Juan Juan Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón and Borbón-Dos Sicilias (76) resigned in Spain. The said gentleman is better known as Juan Carlos I, who on Monday made it known that he wanted to abdicate. It was about time.
Measures. Two new patterns are emerging in the new blue-blue government's policy towards oppositional and power-critical voices in society:
One is that "they can manage themselves" – some assistance from the blue-blue should at least be made possible. The second pattern lies in the "grandiose thinking": The big ones can just as easily do the same as the small ones, picking up work tasks.
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