Balzan Report
20 July 2017
Balzan Prizes 2017 Subject Areas
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■ Collective Memory
■ Gender Studies
■ Immunological Approaches in Cancer Therapy
■ The Sun’s Planetary System and Exoplanets
■ International Relations: History and Theory
[not awarded in 2016]

The four annual Balzan Prizes are chosen by the General Prize Committee in two general subject areas: Literature, Moral Sciences and the Arts; and the Physical, Mathematical and Natural Sciences and Medicine. The subject areas in which the awards are granted are rotated, and this special characteristic of the Balzan Prize ensures the promotion and recognition of new or emerging fields of study or research.

The amount of each of the Prizes is 750,000 Swiss Francs; the Prizewinners must destine half of the prize to finance research projects.
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