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[Xmca-l] Re: [Fwd: Request from Karger publishing on their 125th anniversary]

My vote would be for some of the papers referred to by LSV and his
colleagues between
roughly 1925-1934 which are not in English. Anyone able to identify things
they would like
to read? I will try to go back and check out my own wish list.

If people could nominate candidates on xmca so other could see, it might
We could then send the Kargers and Larry a collective wish list.


On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 7:03 PM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> Perhaps one of the papers by Luria which Mike has in his collection:
> http://luria.ucsd.edu/Articles-by-Luria/Luria-by-Language.html
> Andy
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *Andy Blunden*
> http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> Goncu, Artin wrote:
>> Are there any suggestions from the xmca community?  You can either write
>> to Larry Nucci directly or send me your suggestions and I will forward
>> them to him.  Best, ag
>> ---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
>> Subject: Request from Karger publishing on their 125th anniversary
>> From:    "Larry Nucci" <nucci@berkeley.edu>
>> Date:    Wed, January 21, 2015 5:22 pm
>> To:      "ILEANA ENESCO ARANA" <ienesco@psi.ucm.es>
>>          "Cynthia Garcia Coll" <Cynthia_Garcia_Coll@brown.edu>
>>          "Goncu, Artin" <Goncu@uic.edu>
>>          "bente.hagtvet@isp.uio.no" <bente.hagtvet@isp.uio.no>
>>          "harrispa@gse.harvard.edu" <harrispa@gse.harvard.edu>
>>          "Prof. C.J. Howe" <cjh82@cam.ac.uk>
>>          "Lewis, Charlie" <c.lewis@lancaster.ac.uk>
>>          "Melanie A. Killen" <mkillen@umd.edu>
>>          "willis.overton@temple.edu" <willis.overton@temple.edu>
>>          "Barbara Rogoff" <brogoff@ucsc.edu>
>>          "Ruck, Martin" <MRuck@gc.cuny.edu>
>>          "Geoffrey B. SAXE" <saxe@berkeley.edu>
>>          "Liliane.Sprenger-Charolles@univ-paris5.fr"
>> <Liliane.Sprenger-Charolles@univ-paris5.fr>
>>          "Elsbeth Stern" <stern@ifv.gess.ethz.ch>
>>          "keiko-ta@fb3.so-net.ne.jp" <keiko-ta@fb3.so-net.ne.jp>
>>          "tomas@eva.mpg.de" <tomas@eva.mpg.de>
>>          "Elliot TURIEL" <turiel@berkeley.edu>
>>          "Stella Vosniadou" <svosniad@phs.uoa.gr>
>>          "Cecilia Wainryb" <cecilia.wainryb@psych.utah.edu>
>>          "Youniss, James" <Youniss@cua.edu>
>>          "silviar@servidor.unam.mx" <silviar@servidor.unam.mx>
>>          "sitakura@bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp" <sitakura@bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
>>          "Phil Zelazo" <zelazo@umn.edu>
>>          "Susan Rivera" <srivera@ucdavis.edu>
>>          "Na&#39,ilah Nasir" <nailahs@berkeley.edu>
>>          "Terezinha Nunes" <terezinha.nunes@education.ox.ac.uk>
>>          "Marc_H_Bornstein@nih.gov" <Marc_H_Bornstein@nih.gov>
>>          "Deborah Powers" <powersdw@berkeley.edu>
>>          "judith.smetana@rochester.edu" <judith.smetana@rochester.edu>
>>          "Alexandra M. Freund" <freund@psychologie.uzh.ch>
>>          "David Witherington" <dcwither@unm.edu>
>> Cc:      "Karger, Gabriella" <g.karger@karger.com>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------
>> --------------
>> Dear Members of the HD Editorial Board -
>> This year marks the 125th anniversary of Karger Publishing.  As many of
>> you
>> know, Karger is one of the few remaining family owned scientific
>> publishers.  They have been remarkably supportive of Human Development.  I
>> recently received the request below from Gabriella Karger that is
>> connected
>> with the activities she is coordinating to mark this special occasion.
>> Please take a moment to read her request, and send any suggestions for
>> such
>> highly significant research papers to me, so that I may gather together
>> your suggestions and send them to her.
>> With best regards,
>> Larry
>> Dear Professor Nucci,
>> Whilst the year is still young, I am contacting you as Editor of Human
>> Development, for your input and advice. As you may already know, Karger
>> Publishers will celebrate its 125th anniversary this year. To mark this
>> occasion, we would like to attempt something a little out of the ordinary.
>> When my great-grand father founded the publishing house, English wasn't
>> the
>> scientific “lingua franca†. This is a relatively recent phenomenon,
>> many
>> great scientists published their work in other languages. Good
>> translations
>> are often either unavailable or difficult to locate. Being able to
>> understand the meaning of what the original author wrote and this
>> often-cited foundations upon which modern work is built, is surely of
>> vital
>> importance.
>> During our anniversary year, we would like to put together a "collection"
>> of the most significant scientific work that was not originally published
>> in English and make a corresponding collection of translations available
>> to
>> the scientific community on our website. May we kindly appeal to you to
>> help us with this? The challenge is to identify the most important
>> articles
>> in the whole field of biomedical science. *If you would let us know a
>> handful of the most significant papers in your field of expertise not
>> available in English *(naming author, title and wherever possible, the
>> source), we will check whether a translation of suitable quality already
>> exists, look into the copyright issue and arrange to have an english
>> translation made if none is available. Mendel's pioneering work (Versuche
>> über Pflanzen-Hybriden) dating from 1865/6 is a suitable starting point
>> in
>> time.
>> We do hope that you can participate with us together in what should
>> hopefully prove to be an interesting project. Raising the profile of
>> milestones in science and making these more accessible, should benefit
>> all.

It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science as an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch.