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Promoting a Global Science Culture for Society - international conference

The 20th anniversary annual conference of the Academia Europaea takes place in the European Capital of Culture - Liverpool. Full details at http://www.acadeuro.org open to all.

18 September 2008 - 20 September 2008
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Promoting a Global Culture of Science for the benefit of Society is the theme of the 20th annual conference of the Academy to be held at Liverpool University.

Professor SEMIR ZEKI (UCL) will receive the the 2008 ERASMUS Medal of the Academy. He will deliver a lecture entitled "The Neurobiology of Human Discontent"

The Academy will award 10 Burgen Scholarships to young researchers, selected from all fields of scholarship by the local organsiing committee.

Further information can be found at http://www.acadeuro.orgThe Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe) was founded as a charitable trust in 1988. It operates as a pan European Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Letters. It has over 2000 elected scholars nominated by peers, as internationally eminent in their fields.