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International Cooperation in Intellectual Fields
The commission selected for the study of questions pertaining to international cooperation in intellectual fields held a meeting recently at Geneva. In previous letters (The Journal, June 10, 1922, p. 1828, and July 29, 1922, p. 492) I have indicated the origin and the make-up of the commission. Professor Bergson (France) and Professor G. A. Murray (England) were chosen president and vice president, respectively. One question taken up was the feasibility of an inquiry into the state of intellectual life in various countries. Another question dealt with the means of bringing immediate aid to nations in which the intellectual life is threatened with imminent disaster. The commission requested the council of the League of Nations to institute an inquiry on the situation in various countries as regards intellectual work and the economic conditions under which it is being performed. The commission declared its readiness to
PARIS. JAMA. 1922;79(10):837-838. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640100057024