The “Escalade” celebration, a symbolic tradition in Geneva

The history of the "Escalade" The Escalade (scaling the defensive wall) is an annual celebration of the Protestant Genevan people’s victory over the Catholic Duke of Savoy’s surprise attack on the rich, independent and liberal Republic of Geneva during the darkest...

Calvin in America

A Unique Virtual Experience ! Temporary exhibition at the International Museum of the Reformation until February 28th, 2021 In November 1620, the passengers and crew of the Mayflower reached the coast of Massachusetts and established a colony there. Among them were...

Agenda culturel d’octobre

JazzContreBand 01 - 27 octobre 2020 Au-delà d’un festival dédié à la musique jazz, c’est un événement phare dans le paysage culturel franco-suisse. Avec plus de 70 concerts en Suisse et en France, près de 200 artistes, 1 tremplin et 1...

Time for ‘Demopraxy’ and the Rebirth of society

Interview (over skype) with maestro Michelangelo Pistoletto, the world-renowned artist, creator of the Rebirth sculpture at the Palais des Nations. Maestro Pistoletto is still recovering from the COVID-19 virus after a long isolation in a hospital in Biella, Italy....

A Glimpse of a New Book on the World Health Organization, A History

The roots of the World Health Organization can be traced to the development during the nineteenth century of “international health”, which emerged primarily as a response to epidemic and pandemic threats perceived to be coming to Western Europe from “the East.”...


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