Category Archives: History and life of the Foundation

Opera seria: from Handel to Mozart

Being a vague and distant memory, the opera seria had disappeared. During the whole of the nineteenth century and most of the twentieth century, it represented the abstract and artificial art of the castrates, supplanted by the emotional and “realist” … Continue reading

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Meeting about Neurosurgery

Socio-cultural, financial and ethical conditions posed by the current exercise of neurosurgery and its development Continue reading

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Pluridisciplinary session 2 (1982)

This second session took place from September 1 to October 31, 1982. It brought together two women and five men, German and American-engineers, applied mathematicians, painters, philosophers. It confirmed the usefulness of the sessions, but suggested that too much diversity … Continue reading

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A tribute to Anne Gruner Schlumberger
from Professor Fotis C. Kafatos

It is difficult to speak or write about your spiritual mother. Silence seems most appropriate, especially about someone who always avoided public recognition and adulation. But I need to say goodbye to the most remarkable human being who blessed me … Continue reading

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