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by CortonaFriends | November 13th, 2019

Dear friends this is the first official mail about Cortona Week 2020, and it opens with a very important news: the next Cortona Week will be held in Cortona, at...

Cortona Week – “Science and the Wholeness of Life”

by CortonaFriends | November 13th, 2019

The concept Cortona Week, a Summer School named after the small medieval town in Tuscany where it was initiated, has been for over 30 years an annual interdisci...

Todi Week 2019 – A summary in big brushstrokes

by CortonaFriends | September 26th, 2019

What does “being human in a technological world” mean? The theme of the 2019 edition of Todi Week, concluded few weeks ago, was formulated not by chance as ...

Disconnect between Intelligence and Consciousness in The Brave New World

by Pier Luigi Luisi | March 31st, 2019

Today there is worldwide concern over ecological problems and climate change in particular. A systems-view of the world shows us that pollution and climate chan...

A Journey of Hope, Trust, Imagination and Healing for the Common Good

by Kamran Mofid | July 24th, 2018

In Search of the Good Life? Then, everything is sacred A Journey of Hope, Trust, Imagination and Healing for the Common Good   Prof. Kamran Mofid This arti...

After the Hero: 1968, between Restoration, Revolution and Reenactment

by Jörg Rasche | May 9th, 2018

1968  – 2018. It is a challenge to go back these 50 years of my life, to talk about memory, changing views, changing identities. In 1968 I was 18 years. ...

Thank you Aboca!

by CortonaFriends | April 25th, 2018

We acknowledge with gratitude the financial contribution of Aboca, which has given a grant to some students, allowing them to join us in Todi. Aboca, in San Sep...

Culture Jazz

by Jean Buzelin | March 12th, 2018

En 2012, le pianiste écossais John Wolf Brennan, le percussionniste et vocaliste palestinien Tony Majdalaniet le guitariste calabrais Marco Jencarelli s’...

The Cortonaweek experience

by CortonaFriends | February 1st, 2018

Cortonaweek, an immersive, interdisciplianery experience that will open your mind...

BEING NATURE

by Andraes Weber | December 27th, 2017

  Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and ove...

Christmas Wishes

by Brother David Steindl-Rast | December 19th, 2017

My dear Friends, This year, too, i’d like to send you warm greetings and good wishes at this festive season. However, it will be festive only if we learn to p...

Wall Street International about us

by CortonaFriends | November 14th, 2017

Todi-week is the prosecution of the renowned Cortona-week: a unique interdisciplinary residence where graduate students and young managers from all over the wor...

Message from Iso Camartin

by CortonaFriends | September 28th, 2017

Iso Camartin wrote a letter to Pier Luigi Luisi whose first part I was asked to translate and publish. It is a wish for the future of the Todi week. Thank you s...

Dear Friends

by CortonaFriends | August 23rd, 2017

With some delay, and thanks mostly to the team of Simon (a special thanks to Rafael and Daniele), we can offer now this very Cortona Friends website. In these C...