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The 2021 Balzan Prizewinners

The microbiome, gravitation, the holocaust and genocide, and Near Eastern art and archaeology: these are the topics on which the scientists and scholars who were awarded the 2021 Balzan Prize are conducting research. Due to the pandemic, the award ceremony is only being held this year, at the early summer in Bern.
Joan Martínez Alier
Jeffrey Ivan Gordon (USA)

2021 Balzan Prize for

 

Microbiome in Health and Disease

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Jean-Marie Tarascon
Alessandra Buonanno and Thibault Damour (Italy/USA and France)

2021 Balzan Prize for

 

Gravitation: physical and astrophysical aspects

© picture source: International Balzan Prize Foundation
Susan Trumboer
Saul Friedländer (Israel/USA)

2021 Balzan Prize for

 

Holocaust and Genocide Studies

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Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati (Italy/USA)

2021 Balzan Prize for

 

Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

© picture source: International Balzan Prize Foundation