Web Site © City for the Cultures of Peace and Foundation for the Cultures of Peace, Lugano, Switzerland.
Logo of the City for the Cultures of Peace © Amy Colin
Paintings on silk by Sabine Colin © Amy Colin. Paintings published in the volume Bridging the Abyss – Brücken über den Abgrund, ed. Amy-Diana Colin and Elisabeth Strenger. Munich: Fink Verlag, 1994.
Pictures in the “Rotator,” opening Web Site page:
Pictures: “Peace,” “Peace-Thunder-Bird,” “We are in…” © Amy Colin, City for the Cultures of Peace
Picture: “… also in Rio de Janeiro,” collage © Amy Colin; pictures used in the collage: 1) “Yvonne Bezzera de Mello with her school children” © Projeto Ûere; 2) background image: sections from a picture created by the artist JR of his own exhibition in Rio de Janeiro entitled “Women Are Heroes” © JR and L’AGENCE VU’ (Paris, France).
For copy right information regarding other pictures displayed on this website (photos of speakers, images of cities, etc.) see: information on the respective web page.
Web Page Texts by Amy Colin © Professor Amy Colin, City for the Cultures of Peace.
Translations into French: Professor Patrick Imbert, Distinguished Professor and University Research Chair: Canada (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Translations into Italian: Chiara Serafin (Milano, Italy) and Francesca Ilardi (Milano, Italy)
Contributions to translations into Italian from Stéphanie Dupuy Cereda and Valentina Pallucca (ICSIM, Lugano)
Translations into German: Dr. Günter Rebing (Bonn, Germany) and Professor Amy Colin
Web Page Design © Webatelier directed by Professor Lorenzo Cantoni, Dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences and Director of the New Media in Education Laboratory at the University of Italian Switzerland (USI); Professor Amy Colin, City for the Cultures of Peace.
We thank Professor Lorenzo Cantoni, Dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences and Director of the New Media in Education Laboratory at the University of Italian Switzerland, and his international WEB Atelier Team (including Asta Adukaite, Stefano Da Col, Corina Ganera, and in particular Mauro Nidola) for the realization of this WEB site. We thank Professor Amy Colin for her theoretical and conceptual work for the development of this web site. We thank Professor Patrick Imbert, Distinguished Professor at the University of Ottawa (Canada), for translations of the web texts from English into French and Dr. Günter Rebing (Bonn, Germany) for translations of web texts from English into German. We thank Francesca Ilardi (Oltremare s.a., Pavia) and Chiara Serafin (We speak interpreti, Milan) for translations of web texts from English into Italian. We also thank all others who worked on this web site, especially Stéphanie Dupuy Cereda, Andrea Felappi, Valentina Pallucca, and Vasja Popovic from the CCP, Sandra Dossi from the Tipografia e Digital Print Lepori Storni, and engineer Steve Gorkes from the GNAX-company.
We thank artist JR and L’AGENCE VU’ (Paris, France) for the permission to publish JR’s picture of his exhibition “Women are Heroes,” Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2008.
A grant from the Vitasta Bazaz and Sheen Sehgal Fund in Memory of Dr. Kuldeep Sehgal of The Pittsburgh Foundation (USA) made the realization of this new Web Site of the City for the Cultures of Peace possible. We thank Dr. Vitasta Bazaz and Sheen Sehgal for their support.
Dr. Kuldeep Sehgal (1945-2003) whose first name means “Source of Light” was a visionary physician and a philanthropist.
We thank the Dipartimento dell’educazione, della cultura e dello sport, Repubblica e Cantone Ticino and Siwsslos, Fondo Lotteria Intercantonale, for supporting the development of WEB site pages on programs and projects realized in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland.