The rector of MGIMO University, Doctor of history and Candidate of political science, Anatoly Torkunov talks about the importance of political science in the context of the modern world, dark spots in the history, the complicated situation around North Korea, this year’s entrance exams to MGIMO, and new programs that are actively being developed by …More
Sergei Borisovich Pereslegin is the director of Knowledge Economics Center at the International Scientific-Research Institute for Management Problems, scientific director of “Knowledge reactor” project group and a specialist in the field of future forecasting and modeling (psycho history).
Today we are talking with Sergey Pereslegin on the subject of the Sixth (VI) techno-economic paradigm:
How can you …More
History of Narbonne
The town rose on the hill of Montlaurès, northwest of the present city, and was a settlement of the tribe of the Elisyces.
The first urban settlement dates from the 6th century BC and took advantage of its good position at the crossroads of the path that followed the coast (the future …More
The Torre de Claramunt Castle (cat. El Castell de la Torre de Claramunt), initially built in the 11th century, is a large house that was extended in several phases, the most important one was carried out by Joan de Claramunt in the 16th century (1565).
It started with the primitive watch tower erected at the end …More
The castle of Piera (the Apiaria Castrum, first called Fontanet) (cat. El castell de Piera) has been documented since 955 and occupies the site of an Iberian settlement. Located near the Church of Santa Maria, at the end of the main street, in the area of the old town of Piera, town and municipality of …More
French trucks from WW2. Laffly S20 TL VDP (Voiture de Dragons Portes). Six cylinders, 3.0 L, 68 HP, 50 km/h
The Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8 is an Italian luxury car made between 1919 and 1924.More
The Castle of Castellet (cat. El castell de Castellet) is a building of Castellet i Gornal (Alt Penedès) declared a cultural asset of national interest. Castellet castle was built on the top of a hill next to a meander of the Foix river, where currently there is the reservoir with the same name. This hill …More
The Saissac Castle (Château de Saissac) is a ruined castle, one of the most mysterious, little studied, oldest, and largest Cathar castles in the Languedoc region. Its walls are 115 meters long and 30 meters wide.
The castle is located in the southernmost part of the commune of the same name in the Aude department, northwest …More
The castle of Sant Ferran (cat. El castell de Sant Ferran) is a fortress of the municipality of Figueres (Alt Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is located on a hill and occupies an area of 320,000 m², which reaches 550,000 m² if the space occupied by glacis is taken into account.