Balzan Report
7 November 2017
Balzan Prize 2017: Final Events in Berne
 The 2017 Prizewinners Bina AgarwalAleida and Jan Assmann, James P. Allison and Robert D. Schreiber, Michaël Gillon and Robert O. Keohane (2016) will receive their Balzan Prizes on Friday 17 November, in Berne during the Award Ceremony to be held at the Federal Palace at 5 pm, in the Federal Council Hall.
The presentation of the parchments will take place in the presence of the President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard.
The Presidents of the Balzan Foundation "Prize" and "Fund", Enrico Decleva and Gisèle Girgis-Musy, and of the General Prize Committee, Salvatore Veca, will deliver the official speeches.

The ceremony will be preceded on Thursday 16 November, starting from 2.15 pm, by the Balzan Prizewinners Interdisciplinary Forum, organized together with the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, at the Yehudi Menuhin Forum (Helvetiaplatz 6): an occasion for public debate on the prize fields with the protagonists themselves.
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