Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (25 –29 August 2020) to our academic partners worldwide. Young economists who would like to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 14 November 2019. Find the application link here.
The Nobel Prize Dialogue event “Towards Health: Equality, Responsibility and Research” will take place on 8 November 2019 in Berlin. Peter Agre, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and Alvin Roth, 2012 Laureate in Economic Sciences, will discuss the way health and well-being build on the collective achievements of society, including healthcare, education and good environmental and working conditions.
The Nobel Prize Dialogue aims to stimulate discussion and bridge the gap between science and society by bringing together Nobel Laureates, the world’s leading scientists, key opinion leaders, policy makers and the general public. Produced by Nobel Media with support by the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, this is the first Nobel Prize Dialogue to be hosted in Germany.
A new Topic Cluster in our mediatheque contains information worth knowing about viruses, virology and the fight against infectious diseases. The Topic Cluster features Lindau lectures by James Watson, Michael Bishop, Peter Doherty, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and other Nobel Laureates. Explore the Topic Cluster here.
The application process for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (25–29 August 2020) started today. Young economists from around the globe will have the opportunity to meet laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for in-depth exchange of knowledge and ideas. Open Application is now possible until 14 October 2019. The call for nominations will be sent out to our academic partners worldwide 2 October 2019. Find out more about the application and selection process here.
On Wednesday, 4 September 2019, Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Lennart-Bernadotte-House in Lindau and registered in the guestbook of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. The visit took place on the sidelines of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Mentor Stiftung. The foundation, which was founded by Queen Silvia, implements workshops and coaching projects for the promotion of young people and is supported by the Lindau Meetings. This year’s donations from the Grill & Chill event that took place during the 69th Lindau Meeting go to projects of the Mentor Stiftung in Lindau.
Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the interdisciplinary 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (28 June–3 July 2020) to our global network of academic partners. Young scientists of all natural science disciplines who wish to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 15 October 2019. Find the application link here.
The Council and Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings deeply mourns the loss of Ferdinand K. Piëch, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG. Piëch was member of the Honorary Senate of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and supported the cause of the Lindau Meetings as an advisor and distinguished ambassador.
The Council and Foundation extend their deep sympathies to Ferdinand K. Piëch’s wife Ursula and the whole family.
On Friday, 23 August 2019, Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert M. Solow celebrates a special birthday: he turns 95 years old. The Lindau Meetings congratulate the laureate on this special occasion. Solow was awarded the 1987 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel “for his contributions to the theory of economic growth”. Since their beginnings, Solow supported the Lindau Meetings on Economic Sciences and visited Lindau twice. Find more information about Solow and his groundbreaking discoveries in our mediatheque.