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  • Academy of Europe: Twitter
    and developmental biology Physiology and neuroscience Organismic evolutionary biology Applied and translational biology Clinical and veterinary science Membership Academic Sections Becoming a Member How to Make Membership Payment Nomination and Election Process Membership Statistics Members Database of Members Detailed Presentation of Some Members Honorary Members Former Members Activities Awards and Prizes of Academia Europaea Erasmus Medal and Lecture The Burgen Scholarships The Russian Prizes The Academia s Gold Medal HERCulES Group AE Projects and Programmes European Research Policy and Science Advice Events Upcoming Events Annual Plenary Conferences Past Workshops Meetings and Conferences 2011 present 2006 2010 2001 2005 1988 2000 Barcelona Knowledge Hub Events Cardiff Knowledge Hub Events Wroclaw Knowledge Hub Events News Nominations Publications European Review The Newsletter of the Academy Press Releases and Published Opinions Forum Help Login Help FAQ Users online Recent changes Categories Home Acad Main News Twitter Your trail Text Formatting Rules UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE IMPEDING OR FACILITATING CREATIVITY Acad Main Text Formatting Rules searchbox menu Search options All Categories Distinct Category Acad Main News Fulltext Title Tags Recent Searches Clear More View Page Source V iew Announcements of events and news via Twitter If you follow the Academia Europaea site via Twitter you will be

    Original URL path: http://www.ae-info.org/ae/Acad_Main/News/Twitter (2016-02-09)
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  • Academy of Europe: Newsletter from the President
    Categories Distinct Category Acad Main News Fulltext Title Tags Recent Searches Clear More View Page Source V iew Letter to AE and YAE members and guests from the President Sierd Cloetingh January 2016 Dear fellow members of the Academia Europaea members of the Young Academy and guest readers Let me wish you all a late but heartfelt happy new year I hope that all of your research will be groundbreaking productive and will provide the best possible impact metrics 2016 will be a very busy year for the AE We are approaching the final stages of preparation of our H2020 consortium project bid for European Science Advice alongside our partners ALLEA EuroCASE EASAC and FEAM the Regional Hubs are planning some exciting events and initiatives see their own websites that are all accessible via our own home page and from the links at the end of my letter The 28th Annual conference and AGM will take place in Cardiff 27 29 June This is the official launch event for the Cardiff Hub and will take place much earlier than in past years so please put these dates into your diaries now The draft programme and schedule are already available on the Cardiff Knowledge Hub home page There will be a HERCuLES symposium in September 29 30 sponsored by the Volkswagen Stiftung and organised locally by our colleagues at INCHER International Centre for Higher Education University of Kassel The topic is very relevant to all of us UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE IMPEDING OR FACILITATING CREATIVITY So please come along to the Schloss Herrenhausen in Hannover You will all receive a more general AE newsletter by email later in the week and regular Hub newsletters throughout the year A Barcelona Hub newsletter has already been sent out Please contact your local Hub for any help or information about regional activity They are all there to assist AE and Young Academy members The Board have agreed to publish a limited 2016 call for proposals for new initiatives under the Hubert Curien Fund Details will be announced in the next general newsletter and on the website I would like to thank our colleague and member Hermann Maurer who has now retired from the board of Trustees Hermann has made a massive contribution most visibly seen in our corporate website for which he was responsible and which is very kindly hosted at TU Graz courtesy of Prof Frank Kappe the current Director of the Informatics Institute and newly appointed Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering Dana Kaiser and the team Helmut Leitner and Robert Hoffmann are providing us all with an essential service so if you have any questions about your personal webspace accessibility issues or want to publicise events or announce your news contact Dana Don t forget by logging in to your AE account you can amend your profile and your personal webspace set up blogs and discussion groups and also access your free online subscription to our Journal The European

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  • Academy of Europe: Global Scientific Policy Advice Needed
    Zimmermann has published an op ed on the need for a global scientific policy advice Readers are cordially invited to comment the statement Global Scientific Policy Advice Needed Op ed by Klaus F Zimmermann Bonn December 16 2015 Scientific research does not have to follow socio political concerns but it is often inspired by practical challenges While science cannot help policymakers in cases where hard evidence and convincing findings are lacking both sides should nonetheless engage in evidence based policy advice National and international labor market policies provide a number of good examples how this concept can work Earlier this year the governments of France and Italy have decided to draw their lessons from the successful German labor market reforms This is a great step forward even if the implementation has yet to come On the other hand many in Europe still fear the economic and social consequences of open and mobile labor markets despite the proven success of EU enlargement and the available evidence from numerous international migration studies Unfortunately the new refugee issue has led people to increasingly ignore such findings But even though the success and the potential of evidence based policy advice have been widely shown the concept is subject to criticism from various sides The necessary independence cannot be guaranteed a common arguments goes From this point of view any policy recommendations are ultimately driven by political and economic interests and dependencies This allegation is an attack on the scientist s professional ethos which includes compliance with the principles of good scientific practice the pursuit of robust findings and the impartial communication of these findings New ethics codes which the profession has recently adopted ensure that these principles are upheld While good science is always global some claim that good policy advice must be primarily

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  • Academy of Europe: Barcelo News January 2016
    Events Wroclaw Knowledge Hub Events News Nominations Publications European Review The Newsletter of the Academy Press Releases and Published Opinions Forum Help Login Help FAQ Users online Recent changes Categories Home Acad Main News Barcelo News January 2016 Your trail Text Formatting Rules Global Scientific Policy Advice Needed Acad Main Text Formatting Rules searchbox menu Search options All Categories Distinct Category Acad Main News Fulltext Title Tags Recent Searches Clear More View Page Source V iew BarceloNews Newsletter of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub No 01 2016 January 15 2016 Upcoming activities in 2016 During 2016 the BKH is going to hold several activities which will be announced in this newsletter in advance Among them two Weeks are going to mark the year as it has been done in the BKH since 2013 In the first week of March we will commemorate the BKH s Women s Week 2016 and at the end of November we will have the BKH s Disputatio Week 2016 On March 3 4 we will join the activities of the International Women s Day observed by the United Nations since 1977 The BKH Women s Week 2016 will consist of a Distinguished Lecture devoted to Women and Migration an Art Exhibition drawings by Trini Sotos and photographs by Teresa Gironès a Concert a Workshop and a Visit to Hotel España to see the famous legged mermaids painted by Ramon Casas 1866 1932 The Goverment of Catalonia GC has declared 2016 the Llull s Year to commemorate the seventh centenary of the death of the lay philosopher theologian and writer Raimundus Lullius 1232 1316 Ramon Llull born in Majorca soon after the Catalan conquest of the island by James I 1229 is a prominent figure within European thought However the exact position he occupies within the cultural

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  • Academy of Europe: Maurizio Brunori
    sciences Social sciences Economics Business and Management Sciences Law CLASS B3 Exact Sciences Mathematics Informatics Physics engineering sciences Chemical sciences Earth cosmic sciences CLASS C4 Life Sciences Biochemistry molecular biology Cell and developmental biology Physiology and neuroscience Organismic evolutionary biology Applied and translational biology Clinical and veterinary science Membership Academic Sections Becoming a Member How to Make Membership Payment Nomination and Election Process Membership Statistics Members Database of Members Detailed Presentation of Some Members Honorary Members Former Members Activities Awards and Prizes of Academia Europaea Erasmus Medal and Lecture The Burgen Scholarships The Russian Prizes The Academia s Gold Medal HERCulES Group AE Projects and Programmes European Research Policy and Science Advice Events Upcoming Events Annual Plenary Conferences Past Workshops Meetings and Conferences 2011 present 2006 2010 2001 2005 1988 2000 Barcelona Knowledge Hub Events Cardiff Knowledge Hub Events Wroclaw Knowledge Hub Events News Nominations Publications European Review The Newsletter of the Academy Press Releases and Published Opinions Forum Help Login Help FAQ Users online Recent changes Categories Home Acad Main News Maurizio Brunori Your trail Text Formatting Rules Barcelo News January 2016 Acad Main Text Formatting Rules searchbox menu Search options All Categories Distinct Category Acad Main News Fulltext

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  • Academy of Europe: Landscapes of Realism
    Physiology and neuroscience Organismic evolutionary biology Applied and translational biology Clinical and veterinary science Membership Academic Sections Becoming a Member How to Make Membership Payment Nomination and Election Process Membership Statistics Members Database of Members Detailed Presentation of Some Members Honorary Members Former Members Activities Awards and Prizes of Academia Europaea Erasmus Medal and Lecture The Burgen Scholarships The Russian Prizes The Academia s Gold Medal HERCulES Group AE Projects and Programmes European Research Policy and Science Advice Events Upcoming Events Annual Plenary Conferences Past Workshops Meetings and Conferences 2011 present 2006 2010 2001 2005 1988 2000 Barcelona Knowledge Hub Events Cardiff Knowledge Hub Events Wroclaw Knowledge Hub Events News Nominations Publications European Review The Newsletter of the Academy Press Releases and Published Opinions Forum Help Login Help FAQ Users online Recent changes Categories Home Acad Main News Landscapes of Realism Your trail Text Formatting Rules Maurizio Brunori Acad Main Text Formatting Rules searchbox menu Search options All Categories Distinct Category Acad Main News Fulltext Title Tags Recent Searches Clear More View Page Source V iew Landscapes of Realism Rethinking Literary Realism s in Global Comparative Perspective The Leverhulme Trust UK funds AE endorsed International Research Network on Literary Realism The UK s Leverhulme Trust has agreed to fund the Nottingham led International Research Network Landscapes of Realism Rethinking Literary Realism s in Global Comparative Perspective which has been endorsed by the Academia Europaea Professor Dirk Göttsche School of Cultures Languages and Area Studies University of Nottingham is the Principal Investigator of this network in comparative literary studies which includes the Universities of Aarhus Denmark and Geneva Switzerland Durham King s College London Queen Mary University London and the School of Oriental and African Studies London Moving beyond persistent disciplinary boundaries in literary and media studies this three year project

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  • Academy of Europe: 2016 Erasmus Medal
    Rules searchbox menu Search options All Categories Distinct Category Acad Main News Fulltext Title Tags Recent Searches Clear More View Page Source V iew Academia Europaea The Academy of Europe Award of the Academia Europaea Erasmus Medal Monday 27 June 2016 Cardiff Sponsored by The Council of the Academia Europaea are pleased to award the Erasmus Medal to the internationally renowned Astronomer Professor Lord Martin Rees FRS MAE Cambridge UK The Erasmus Medal of the Academia Europaea is awarded on the recommendation of the Council to a member who has maintained over a sustained period the highest level of international scholarship and recognition by peers Professor Rees will deliver the 2016 Heinz Nixdorf Erasmus Lecture The Laudation will be given by Gerry Gilmore FRS Professor of Experimental Philosophy Cambridge UK Professor Lord Martin Rees FRS MAE BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Martin Rees is a Fellow of Trinity College and Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge He holds the honorary title of Astronomer Royal and also Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and at Leicester University After studying at the University of Cambridge he held post doctoral positions in the UK and the USA before becoming a professor at Sussex University In 1973 he became a fellow of King s College and Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge continuing in the latter post until 1991 and served for ten years as director of Cambridge s Institute of Astronomy From 1992 to 2003 he was a Royal Society Research Professor and then from 2004 to 2012 Master of Trinity College In 2005 he was appointed to the House of Lords and he was President of the Royal Society for the period 2005 10 He is a member of the Academia Europaea elected in 1989 He is a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is an honorary member of the Russian Academy of Sciences the Pontifical Academy and several other foreign academies His awards include the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society the Balzan International Prize the Bruce Medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific the Heineman Prize for Astrophysics AAS AIP the Bower Award for Science of the Franklin Institute the Cosmology Prize of the Peter Gruber Foundation the Einstein Award of the World Cultural Council and the Crafoord Prize Royal Swedish Academy He has been president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 1994 95 and the Royal Astronomical Society 1992 94 and a trustee of the British Museum NESTA the Kennedy Memorial Trust the National Museum of Science and Industry and the Institute for Public Policy Research He is currently on the Board of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study the Cambridge Gates Trust and has served on many bodies connected with education space research arms control and international collaboration in science He is the author or co author of more than 500 research papers

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  • Academy of Europe: Wrocław News
    concentrated on reading in the digital culture The focus of the second day was on the recent developments in childrens literature while the third day was devoted to games and authorship in the digital era There were also two special parts of the seminar the literary meeting with Michael Joyce Zuzana Husárová and L ubomir Panak in the Wrocław Contemporary Museum Michael Joyce and Zuzana Husárová are not only scholars but also successful authors of different generations different cultures and aesthetics and yet there is a strong common trait in the works of both of them they are based on revealing the archetypes of literary communication in a hybrid post medial landscape of genres and communicative roles The meeting with Michael Joyce and Zuzana Husárová was an attempt to outline the history of relations between literature and new media to ask questions about the future and to define marginality and the very position between the centre and its surroundings The digital performance of Zuzana Husárová and Lubomir Panak enabled the participants to have a live experience of digital art the New Media in Children s Literature Studies Reflections and Insights panel with Board members of the International Research Society for Children s Literature The panel consisted of five presentations by renowned children s literature scholars from the UK The Netherlands Taiwan and Canada The participants discussed the increasing importance of digital contexts in their own research at the same time as they all acknowledged the abiding high status of the traditional book as a text and an object A significant conclusion reached by the panellists was the necessity of focusing on real young readers and audiences as it is the young generation that is being especially affected by the rapidly developing digital environment Both the panellists presentations and the discussion afterwards proved to be a substantial contribution to the overall conference debate on the concept of digital media Elma Marais Ivana Mijić Boel Westin Dorota Michułka While the publication of the conference proceedings of the Seminar Literary Margins and Digital Medi a is the final task of the organising committee the preparations for the third Wrocław Seminar have just started The organising committee for the conference on Central Europe and Colonialism Migrations Knowledges Perspectives Commodities have met on December 12 2014 for the first time Central Europe has not yet been an object of keener interest in post colonial studies However not only did large numbers of Central Europeans migrate to the former colonial world but also provided personnel to occupy administer and police colonial empires and reflected on colonial experiences at the levels of high and popular culture Even if largely excluded from colonial politics at an international level Central Europeans played an important role in generating new discourses based on data gathered in the colonial contact zone The conference will cover three themes migration from Central Europe to the colonies the genesis of scientific and scholarly discourses that developed in Central Europe in relationship to the colonial world

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