Education: The Europologists

Napoleon once slept there, but the occupants of the moldering Grand Hotel in Bruges, Belgium do not boast about the fact. A dedicated band of scholars and students, they are trying to shape a new kind of Bruges—one in which Napoleons will be impossible. The institution they belong to is the highly visionary College of Europe. The college was born at the 1948 Congress of Europe in The Hague. There, Salvador de Madariaga, onetime Spanish Ambassador to the U.S., suggested that a special school be set up for the study of continental unification. A Flemish Franciscan, Anton K....

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