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Award ceremony

World Cultural Council Awards 2017

8 november 2017
Pieterskerkhof 1a
2311 SL Leiden

The World Cultural Council (WCC) and Universiteit Leiden/Leiden University are pleased to announce that the 34th Award Ceremony will take place on Wednesday 8 November 2017 in Leiden.

At the event, the Albert Einstein World Award of Science and the Leonardo World Award of Arts will be conferred on eminent pioneers in their respective fields in honour of their tireless efforts to advance human culture and well-being. In 2015, Professor Ewine van Dishoeck from Leiden University, an expert in Molecular Astrophysics, was selected for the Albert Einstein World Award of Science for her contribution to understanding the universe at the atomic level. 

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