A report on Édouard Claparède

Swiss neurologist, child psychologist, and educator.

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Rousseau Institute

Rousseau Institute

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Private school in Geneva, Switzerland.

Private school in Geneva, Switzerland.

Rousseau Institute

In 1912, Édouard Claparède (1873–1940) created an institute to turn educational theory into a science.

International Association of Applied Psychology

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The International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) was created in 1919 by Édouard Claparède under the name of International Association of Psychotechnics (Association Internationale de Psychotechnique) and the secretary general was Jean-Maurice Lahy.

International Bureau of Education

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UNESCO category 1 institute mandated as the Centre of Excellence in curriculum and related matters.

UNESCO category 1 institute mandated as the Centre of Excellence in curriculum and related matters.

Pierre Bovet (left) and Jean Piaget in front of the Rousseau Institute in Geneva, 1925
Preparation of books and parcels to be sent to prisoners during World War II as part of the IBE's SIAP project
Seventh International Conference on Public Education in 1938. The IBE organized the ICE from 1934-2008.
The IBE Library at the Palais Wilson in 1937

The IBE was a private organization created in 1925 by prominent psychologists and pedagogues in Geneva, including Edouard Claparède, Adolphe Ferrière and Pierre Bovet, the latter of whom served as the Director of the IBE from 1925-1929.

Photograph of Afrikan Spir taken by Fred Boissonnas c.1887 (Fonds Fred Boissonnas, Bibliothèque de Genève)

Afrikan Spir

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Russian neo-Kantian philosopher of German-Greek descent who wrote primarily in German.

Russian neo-Kantian philosopher of German-Greek descent who wrote primarily in German.

Photograph of Afrikan Spir taken by Fred Boissonnas c.1887 (Fonds Fred Boissonnas, Bibliothèque de Genève)
"I am reading Spir all the time, and the reading provokes a mass of thoughts". Leo Tolstoy, Journal, May 1896

Manuscripts, personal papers, photographs, books by or on African Spir were donated in March 1940 by his daughter Hélène Claparède-Spir (who was married to the Swiss neurologist Édouard Claparède) to the Library of Geneva (Bibliothèque de Genève, formerly Bibliothèque Publique et Universitaire de Genève), where they compose the "Fonds African Spir" and can be consulted.