Saturday, July 2, 2011

The Mogensen-Bruno Prize

The Mogensen-Bruno Prize, etablished by Else Mogensen in collaboration with the family of the late literary critic and writer Francesco Bruno, born in Ascea in 1899, for the best essay written by a student from the "terza classe della scuola media di Ascea" was awarded at the celebration at the end of the school year on June 11th. The students wrote critical essays about Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes. 1st prize: Egidio Pinto. 2nd prize: Alessandra Mara Pizza. 3rd prize: Arianna Perretta.


Parmenideum III, a conference on the topic of "Better to be an unhappy human than a happy pig? Was Mill right?" organized by Habeeb Marouf and Lars Aagaard-Mogensen in Ascea, May 27-29. Participants from the international philosophy community read and discussed papers on the above topic.

René Mogensen

Two concerts in Belgium with music my René Mogensen. June 8th at the Logos Foundation in Ghent and June 11th at the Atelier Marcel Hastir in Bruxelles.


Soirée at the Mogensen residence on February 25, 2011, with a jazz quartet, Hugh Steinmetz (trumpet) René Mogensen (sax), Gianluca Guida (bass), and Elisa Laurito (drums), and readings by among others Mario Fluri, Salvatore Carbone, Andrea Celano, Maria Pia Lorenzo and Maria Iannuzzi.