Colegiul National "Moise Nicoara" Arad

The reverential event from the Romanian Academy


The year 2012 was a special year, as the Romanian academician BASARAB NICOLESCU, the president of the International Centre of Transdisciplinary Research and Studies (CIRET), reached the age of 70 on 25th March. On this occasion, many manifestations of homage took place in Romania, namely in Bucharest, Ploieşti (native town), Cluj, Craiova, etc. Important cultural magazines dedicated the academician Basarab Nicolescu special issues, and in Craiova, at the Aius publishing house, the book Basarab Nicolescu’70 – a septuagenarian was published under Petrisor Militaru and Luiza Mitu’s coordination.  It was officially presented in May, in Cluj.

But the anniversary year Basarab Nicolescu’70 reached its highest point on 12th November 2012, when a reverential session was organized in Bucharest by the Romanian Academy in Aula Magna.

             On this occasion, Ms Magda Stavinschi, the president of the Institute for Transdisciplinary Studies in Science, Spirituality, Society – IT4S, solemnly awarded the academician Basarab Nicolescu with the reverential medal conceived by Mircia Dumitrescu, symbol of the appreciation shown by the Romanian culture to the distinguished academician.

Words of homage were uttered from the rostrum of the Academy by outstanding personalities of present scientific life: acad. Ionel Haiduc, President of the Romanian  Academy,
Emil Constantinescu, former President of Romania (1996-2000), Mihai Şora, Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy, acad. Eugen Simion, acad. Solomon Marcus.

The anniversary Symposium continued with a few scientific dissertations on transdisciplinary topics:          

Basarab Nicolescu , CIRET, Paris and Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

How do we hold a dialogue? Guidelines  for transcultural dialogue
Pompiliu Crăciunescu,
The Western University from Timişoara

The infinite tertium
Doru Costache
, Sydney College of Divinity

 Transdisciplinary elements in the byzantine patristic thinking