Björn Wittrock
Prof. Björn Wittrock

Professor Björn Wittrock awarded the Leibniz Medal 2023#

Academia Europaea is pleased to announce the award of the Leibniz Medal 2023 to Prof. Björn Wittrock, Professor Emeritus at Uppsala University and the Class Chair the Social and Related Sciences Class of Academia Europaea.

The Leibniz Medal 2023 was bestowed upon Professor Björn Wittrock by the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW) at a ceremony on its recent Leibniz Day celebrations. He receives the medal as a recogntion of his outstanding contributions not only to the advancement of research within the social sciences and humanities in Germany and Europe, but also to the international scientific landscape as a whole.

In addition, Björn Wittrock was recently also awarded the George Sarton Medal 2023 by Ghent University for his important contribution to the history and sociology of science. On the ceremonial occasion, he gave a lecture on the topic of "Unexpected Affinities: Social Science and Global History, 1910-2020”.

Björn Wittrock is a Founding Director and Permanent Fellow of the Swedish Collegium and was its Principal in the years 1996-2018. He is member of the Social Change and Social Thought|Acad_Main/Sections/Social_Change_and_Social_Thought section of Academia Europaea since 2001.

Academia Europaea congratulates Prof. Wittrock to these distinctions! #

Imprint Privacy policy « This page (revision-1) was last changed on Thursday, 6. July 2023, 22:35 by Kaiser Dana
  • operated by