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Cybernetica Mesopotamica
Cybernetica Mesopotamica
Part Two. The Project
Chronicle

Project

Giorgio Buccellati – September 2022
Marco De Pietri – September 2022 to current

2022

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July-December 2022

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July 19, 2022: Updating about the 2021 BALZAN Prize

After the official ceremony for the assignment of the "2021 Balzan Prize" to Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, the "International Balzan Prize Foundation" has uploaded on its website an entire page describing the profiles of the two winners, along with a bio-bibliography of the two scholars, the video of their acceptance speech, and the recording of their contribution (entitled "Cybernetica Mesopotamica. The digital hermeneutics of archaeology") to the interdisciplinary forum taken in Bern the day before the awards ceremony. ZG719_Balzan

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July 1, 2022: 2021 BALZAN Prize – official awards ceremony

The video of the acceptance speech by Prof. Giorgio Buccellati and Prof. Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati is available at this link.
Friday, July 1, 2022: the official awards ceremony for the assignment of the "2021 Balzan Prize", was held in Bern (Switzerland), at the "Palazzo Federale", in the "Sala del Consiglio nazionale".
     During this ceremony, the winners of the prestigious prize have been officially awarded: Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati ("Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East"); Alessandra Buonanno and Thibault Damour ("Gravitation: Physical and Astrophysical Aspects"); Saul Friedländer ("Holocaust and Genocide Studies"); Jeffrey Gordon ("Microbiome in Health and Disease").
ZG701_Balzan_Ceremony

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January-June 2022

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June 30, 2022: 2021 BALZAN Prize – interdisciplinary forum

Thursday, June 30, 2022: the day before the official award ceremony for the assignment of the "2021 Balzan Prize", an interdisciplinary forum had place at the University of Bern (Switzerland).
     The forum involved the participation of the winners of the prestigious prize: Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati; Alessandra Buonanno and Thibault Damour; Saul Friedländer; Jeffrey Gordon.
The recording of the talk delivered by Prof. Giorgio Buccellati and Prof. Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati (entitled "Cybernetica Mesopotamica. The digital hermeneutics of archaeology") is available at this link.
ZG630_Balzan_Forum

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February 4, 2022: 2021 BALZAN Prize – announcement of prizewinners

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati have been awarded the "International Balzan Prize", for their achievements in the study of Hurrian culture and for highlighting its importance as the foundation of a great urban civilization, among the most flourishing in the ancient Near East in the third millennium BCE; for promoting a digital approach to the study of archaeology; for enhancing theoretical reflection on the nature of this discipline.

Here below you can download:
ZG204_Balzan2

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