Education: Gottingen Bids

Last year Heidelberg University, from whose faculty Nazis had ousted 44 members for racial or political causes, provoked a frenzy of educational discussion by inviting its fellow universities over the world to attend its 550th anniversary celebration (TIME, March 16, 1936). Most British and many U. S. universities sorrowfully refused. Last week educators had a vexing question to decide all over again when they received invitations for the 200th anniversary celebration of the University of Gottingen to be held June 30.

In Great Britain it soon appeared that only the little University of...

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