About the enormous importance of Neo-Latin literature
In an interview given to the OST Bridges Magazin (the Online Magazine on Transatlantic Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, published quarterly by the Office of Science & Technology (OST) at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC), the Austrian Federal Minister for Science and Research, Karlheinz Töchterle points out „Neo-Latin studies as an example of a prominent field of research in the Humanities” in Austria (vol. 33, May 2012).
Furthermore, in an interview given to the weekly paper „Die Furche“ (05.04.2012, p.14, cf. attachment) Töchterle talked about the Humanities and stressed the „enormous importance“ of Neo-Latin literature for Europe.