V&A’s Martin Roth to Resign in Frustration Over Brexit Vote

September 6th, 2016

Martin Roth with the Duchess of Cambridge, via The GuardianIn more Brexit-related news, Victoria and Albert head Martin Roth is expected to announce his resignation this week and return to his home country of Germany, a decision many attribute to Roth’s disillusionment over the UK’s vote to leave the EU.  “For me, Europe is simply synonymous with peace,” Roth said. “I didn’t want to be a German. I did not want to grow up in a country that had killed a huge part of its population. So for me, Europe always gave hope for a peaceful future, based on sharing, solidarity and tolerance. Dropping out always means creating cultural barriers and that worries me.”Read more at The Guardian