Annual Balzan Lecture: Michael Marmot in Zurich on 29 August 2012

Michael Marmot will deliver the Annual Balzan Lecture 2012 entitled "Fair Society, Healthy Lives" in the Assembly Hall of the University of Zurich on 29th August 2012. The lecture is organized by the International Balzan Foundation "Prize" and by the Swiss Academies of  Arts and Sciences, in cooperation with the Center for Gerontology, University of Zurich.

The English scholar Michael Marmot, 2004 Balzan Prizewinner for Epidemiology, is Director of the International Centre for Health and Society at University College London. The event will be opened by Andreas Fischer, President of the University of Zurich, and Heinz Gutscher, President of the Swiss Academies of Arts Sciences. Mike Martin (Center for Gerontology) will present Professor Marmot and Thomas Abel (Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern) will be the discussant.

This Annual Annual Lecture will be the second held in Switzerland on the basis of an agreement drawn up between the Balzan Foundation “Prize”, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei to promote the spread of studies in the sciences and humanities in an international sphere.
Annual Balzan Lecture 2012
Fair Society, Healthy Lives
Michael Marmot
Wednesday 29 August, 2012 - 5:00 pm
Assembly Hall - University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71, Zürich

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