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On April 15, 2019, the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames and was partially destroyed. Since then, various protective measures have been taken. As part of the reconstruction, the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg, the French research institute “Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique” (CNRS) and the French Ministry of Culture have signed an agreement on the involvement of the Bamberg Art History Department in the “Chantier Notre-Dame” initiative. This initiative is set to coordinate the exchange of existing expertise and new findings in ten workgroups, thereby creating a scientific basis for the reconstruction of the cathedral.“

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