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European Union awarded Nobel Peace Prize: reactions of EUI President and Professors

By on October 12, 2012

On Friday, 12 October, the Nobel Committee announced that the 2012 Peace Prize is being awarded to the European Union “for over six decades contributing to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.” The press release is on the Nobel Foundation site. Read the reactions of EUI President Marise Cremona, Prof. Rainer Bauböck and Prof. Ulrich Krotz at this link.

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European Union Information | General

European Union Prize for Literature 2012

By on October 10, 2012

The winners of the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature, which recognises the best new or emerging authors in Europe, were announced  on 9 October 2012 at the Frankfurt Book Fair by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth. The annual prize is one of the ways the EU supports authors, such […]

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General | History and Civilization

CFP: Open Access Week 2012 Networked Researcher Blogging Unconference

By on September 24, 2012

To register to participate in this blogging unconference, please use the form at the bottom of this page. Open Access Week 2012 will take place October 22-28 all over the world. Networked Researcher is convinced, as the Open Access Week web site says, that “Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to […]

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General | History and Civilization

Lynn H.Nelson passed away. He invented the WWW VL History Central Catalogue and was an American Pioneer in Digital History

By on September 21, 2012

Sunday the 2nd of September Lynn H.Nelson, American Pioneer of the Digital Humanities and Digital History passed away.  He was born the 21st September 1931 in Harvey, Illinois, USA. He entered the University of Chicago in 1948, receiving the AB degree in 1950. He served in the United States Army 1952-1954 and spent the years […]

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