Honorary Members

CITY FOR THE CULTURES OF PEACE

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF HONORARY MEMBERS

 

Michael Abramovici, Professor and Director of the Institut für Konstruktionstechnik, Bochum University, Germany; Aharon Appelfeld, Israel-Award Holder, Writer and Professor of Literature, Jerusalem, Israel; Batia Appelfeld, teacher, Tel Aviv, Israel; Meir Appelfeld, painter, Jerusalem, Israel; Françoise de Monpezat Bardin, Member of the Pro Europa Patronage Committee, Member of the CCP Honorary Council, Cahors, France; Vitasta Bazas, MD, Child Psychiatrist, President of the Sehgal Foundation at the Pittsburgh Foundation, USA; Darlene Berkovitz, President of the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, Pittsburgh, USA; Comtesse de Bourbon Busset, President of Gallia Nostra, organization for the preservation of historical monuments, France; Peter Bugot, Architect, Jerusalem, Israel; Dario Calimani, Professor of English Literature, University of Venice, Italy; Riccardo Calimani, Writer, Philosopher, and Swiss Honorary Consul in Venice, Italy; Michel Chaouli, German Literature Professor, Indiana University, USA; Alain Chastagnol, Director, Médias, Hachette Filipacchi, France; Azzolino Chiappini, Rector of the Faculty of Theology, Lugano, Switzerland; Erica Claus, former Minister-Counselor, Embassy of Canada in Berlin; Claudio Codoni, lawyer, Lugano, Switzerland; Nancy Condee, Professor of Russian, Director of the Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Peter Demetz, Sterling Professor of Comparative and German Literature, Yale University, USA; Marina Dmitrieva, Art Historian, Leipzig University, Germany; Daniela & John Dupuy, Art … on Paper, Lugano, Switzerland; Stéphanie Dupuy-Cereda, researcher, Lugano, Switzerland; Daniel Castillo-Durante, Professor of Latin American Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada; Michael Finkenthal, Professor of Physics, The Johns Hopkins University, USA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Paola Gambarota, Professor of Italian literature, The State University of New Jersey at Rutgers, USA; Henry L. Gates, Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, Member of the CCP Honorary Council, USA; Alain Goldschläger, Professor of French Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Martin Pius Gloor, Auditor, Lugano, Switzerland; Herb Golder, Professor of Classics and Film Producer, Boston University, USA; Renée Gross Hartman, Writer, New Haven, USA; Adolf Grünbaum, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Gasan Gusejnov, Filology Professor, Moskow State University, Russian Federation; Director Friedrich Hamburger, former Ambassador – Head of the EU Delegation to Thailand; Geoffrey Hartman, Sterling Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Yale University, USA; Clemens Heilmann, Intercultural Manager, Dynargie, Paris, France; Marianne Hirsch, William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, USA; Stanley Hoffmann, Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor, Harvard University, USA; Susanne Holm, musician and photographer, Lugano, Switzerland; Jochen Hoock, History, Jean Monnet Professor, University of Paris VII, France; Marie-Claire Hoock-Demarle, Professor of German Studies, Paris VII, France; Patrick Imbert, Professor of French, Research Chair Holder: Canada, University of Ottawa, Canada; Louis Jung, Senator, Honorary President of the Council of Europe, France; Dennis Kennedy, Samuel Beckett Professor of Drama, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; Cosma Koroneos, Philosopher, Paris, France; Helmut Kusdat, Vienna, Austria; Andreina Lavagetto, German Literature Professor, University of Venice, Italy; Elke Leonhard, Honorary President of the German Parliamentarian Association, former Member of the German Parliament and Head of the Office for Culture and Media, Germany; Eduard Lipinski, Professor of Ancient and of Jewish Studies, University of Leuven and Martin Buber Institute, Brussels, Belgium; Jean-Luc Lory, Director of the Maison Suger, FMSH, Paris, France; Claudio Massa, Consultant, Lugano, Switzerland; Roberto Martinez, Director, Fundacion L. M. Marin, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Gerald J. Massey, Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh; Patrick Mauboussin, Artist, President of Patrick Mauboussin: Aircraft Design, France; Robert McChesney, Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Professor, New York University, USA; Yvonne Bezerra de Mello, President of the Foundation Projeto UERÊ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Dominique Menu, Director, BNP Kiev-Paris; Claudio Morotti, Auditor, Prosolve SA, Lugano, Switzerland; Herta Müller, Nobel Laureate for Literature, Germany; Claudio Morotti, Prosolve AG, Switzerland; Marko Musulin, Director of DALE, former Executive Director of the Austrian Creditanstalt, Vienna, Austria; Susan M. Mussman, Esq., Attorney, K & L Gates, USA; Hans Noe, Architect, New York, USA; Giridhari L. Pandit, Professor of Philosophy, University of Delhi, India; Sylvie Pelissier, Paris, France; Christian Prevost-Marcilhacy, Representative of the Commission for Historical Monuments, Paris, France; Pierre Dominique Ponnell, orchestra director and composer, Munich, Germany; George Ragovis, Esq., Attorney, Washington DC, USA; Günter Rebing, Literature Professor, Bonn, Germany; Hans Arno Rheingans, Attorney, Düsseldorf, Germany; Angelo De Rocco, Lugano, Switzerland; Tom Rockmore, McAnnulty College Distinguished Professor, Duquesne University, USA; Vincent Rotgé, Professor, Urban Integration, Tours University, France; Monique Rousselle, Researcher on Musical Heritage, CNRS, Paris, France; Peter Rychlo, German and Russian Literature Professor, University of Czernowitz, Ukraine; Alberta Sbragia, Jean Monnet Chair, UCIS Research Professor of Political Science, and former Director of the Center for Western European Studies and EU Center, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Thomas Lesch Schmidt, Composer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Inge Schneier Hoffmann, Psychologist, Harvard Medical School; Julius H. Schoeps, History and Political Science Professor, Director of the Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies, Potsdam University, Germany; Nina Scribanu, Professor of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center, USA; Sheen Sehgal, Sehgal Foundation at the Pittsburgh Foundation, USA; Robert Sélitrenny, orchestra conductor, Geneva, Switzerland; Alessandro Simoneschi, Lugano, Switzerland; Peter Sipos, Managing Director, SPM Consulting, Gmbh, Essen, Germany; Svetlana Slapsak, Director of the Ancient Anthropology Program and Gender Studies Program, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate for Literature, Nigeria/USA; Leo Spitzer, Kathe Tappe Vernon Professor of History, Dartmouth College, USA; Rüdiger Stephan, former Secretary General of the European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Oliver Stümann, Curator, Bielefeld; Erika Tophoven, Translator, Straelen, Germany; Jonas Tophoven, Journalist, Paris, France; Philippe Tophoven, Chinese and French Teacher, Straelen, Germany; Marleen van Waeyenberge, Brussels, Belgium; Michel Wieviorka, EHESS-Research Director in Sociology, Administrative Director of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and Director of the Collège d’Études Mondiales / FMSH, Paris, France; Arthur Udler, Computer scientist, Pittsburgh, USA; Irene Fröhlich-Wiener, sculptor, Lugano, Switzerland; Robert Zinn, Esq., Attorney, Partner, K & L Gates, USA.

IN MEMORY OF OUR LATE MEMBERS:

Giuliano Baioni, Professor of 
German Literature, University of Venice, Italy

Jean-François Bergier, Professor of History, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland, Vice-President of the Foundation Board, Foundation for the Cultures of Peace

Jean Cazeneuve, Philosopher, former Ambassador of France at the European Council, Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, Institut de France, Paris, France

Burkart Holzner, Distinguished Service Professor of International Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA

Wolfgang Leonhard, History Professor, Yale University, USA/Manderscheid, Germany

Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Manfred Schiedermair, Professor of Law, 
Schiedermair Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Ernst Seidel, founder and president of the President of the European Cultural Foundation: Pro Europa, Germany/Switzerland

Rubin Udler, Corresponding Member of the Moldavian Academy of Science, Moldavia/Pittsburgh, USA

Harry Zohn, Professor of German Literature, 
Brandeis University, USA