Patrick Weil and 7 other scholars resigned from the Cité nationale de l’Immigration’s board

The historian Patrick Weil and 7 other scholars announced that they will resigned from the Cit_ Nationale de l’Histoire de l’Immigration’s board (CNHI – French National Museum of the History of Immigration) as a way to protest against the creation of a ministry of immigration and national identity, recently instaured by France’s new president Nicolas Sarkozy.