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Professor Anna Roosevelt Quoted in New York Time's Article about the National Museum of Brazil Fire

Sep 13, 2018
Anna Roosevelt, UIC professor of anthropology, is quoted in a recent New York Times op-ed about the fire that destroyed the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro and the need for improved measures of protection at museums around the world. Roosevelt describes the museum’s collections and calls the fire “a catastrophe for South American natural science and anthropology.” https://nyti.ms/2OgDLUj