Volume: Vol3, Issue 4/2014

Published on: Dec 2014

Contains 13 articles

Book review:“Iaşi University - Bucharest University”

 

Authors

PETRE T. FRANGOPOL *,1,2

 

Affiliation

1Institutul Naţional de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică şi Inginerie Nucleară “Horia Hulubei”
2Institutul Naţional de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică Nucleară ”Horia Hulubei”

 

 

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Bucharest University (1864-2014), “The Al. I. Cuza” University of Iaşi, the oldest of Romania, established in 1860, edited a splendid album with 60 photos with short selected biographies of eminent professors who moved from the University of Iasi to the Bucharest University between the two main reforms (1864 and 1948) of the Romanian education. It should be emphasized that Iaşi was the capital city of Moldavia beteween 1564-1859, one of the two capitals cities of the Union of Principalities (Moldova and Valachia), between 1959-1862, and the capital city of Romania between 1916-1918. Some first events in Iaşi, importants for the Romanian history: 1600 – Michel the Brave declare in Iasi, for the first time, the Political Union of the three states: Moldavia, Valachia and Transylania; 1816 – the first spectacle in the romanian language organized by Gheorghe Asachi; 1828 – the first school in romanian language; 1834 – the first museum of Romania: the Natural History Museum of Iasi; 1834 - the first monument in the romanian states: the obelisk with lions in the Copou garden; 1840 – the first National Theater “The Copou Theater”; 1848 – Iasi was the beginning of 1848 revolution which extended after in the whole romanian teritories; 1876 – the first Jewish Theater in the world, established by Avram Goldfaden; 1912 – George Emil Palade was born in Iasi, the first Nobel Prize winner for medicine and physiology (1974),born and educated in Romania, but winner as americam citizen; 1918 – the first memorial house in Romania :”Bojdeuca” of the famous roumanian writer Ion Creanga. The album demonstrates that the academic mobility was an emulation for a common life and a larger way for the development of Romania.

 

Keywords

Iasi University, Academic mobility

Pages

331-335

 

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