Balzan Prize

2020 Balzan Prizewinners official announcement#

Monday September 14, 2020
6 pm (CEST/UTC+2)
Live streaming on https://www.balzan.org

The President of the International Balzan Foundation "Prize" Alberto Quadrio-Curzio and the Chairman of the Balzan General Prize Committee Luciano Maiani will announce via live streaming the names of the 2020 Balzan Prizewinners.#



  • Sierd A.P.L Cloetingh MAE (President of Academia Europaea) will present the prizewinner for EARTH SYSTEM DYNAMICS.
  • Carlo Wyss will present the prizewinner for Environmental Challenges: MATERIALS SCIENCE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY.
  • Donatella della Porta MAE will present the prizewinner for ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES: RESPONSES FROM THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES.
  • Antonio Padoa Schioppa will present the prizewinner for HUMAN RIGHTS.

The announcement will be followed by a lectio magistralis by Jules Hoffmann 2007 Balzan Prize for Innate Immunity and 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.#

«Les pandémies dans l'histoire humaine, à la lumière du COVID-19»#

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