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Henri Bergson and Albert Einstein on European Jewish University Committee


The plan for the establishment of a university at Danzig for Jewish students affected by the Numerus Clauses in Eastern European countries was considered by the Intellectual Commission of the League of Nations here. The meeting took place under the presidency of Prof. Henri Bergson, the famous French philosopher. The Commission decided to appoint a committee of seven, including Prof. Bergson and Prof. Albert Einstein, to go into the matter in detail.

The representative of Spain on the Intllectual Commission has offered on behalf of the Spanish Government a site for the new university and the promise of an annual subsidy if the university is established in Spain.

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