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The Nobel Committee's decision is a test of its independence, as well as whether China has indeed become "too big to fault", according to economist Ivar Kolstad, who opines that the Norwegian Nobel Committee would not have awarded the peace prize to Chinese political activist Liu Xiaobo if given a ...
What people, generally, think is that Norway's Nobel Prize Committee did not want to upset the Britishers, who were India's colonial master. ... On Gandhi's 70th death anniversary, the Nobel Committee paid its tribute to Gandhi, stating "That year, the Nobel Committee decided to make no award on the ...
In a controversial move, the conservative Norwegian Progress Party said it was considering former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen as its choice to sit on the Nobel Committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Progress Party (FrP), the former Danish Prime Minister was ...
In a controversial move, a conservative Norwegian party said Wednesday it is considering former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen as its choice to sit on the committee which awards the Nobel Peace Prize. The Anti-Immigration Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, FrP) said the former Danish ...
The organization has also submitted a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee, suggesting Paylan's nomination as an individual who has "devoted his whole life ... the Nobel Peace Prize; current and former members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee; and former advisers to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

More than 300 nominations were received by the Nobel Selection Committee last year, according to information from the Nobel Peace Prize web page. Since its creation in 1901 by the Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, the Nobel peace Prize has been awarded to 104 people, such as Nelson Mandela in ...
Speaking to TNIE after a public lecture at the International Centre for Theoretical sciences here, he said, "I got a call from a member of the Nobel Prize Committee at 2.15 am and they said 'it will not surprise you that you are winning the Nobel'. I said it does not surprise me at all but it disappoints me that this ...
... be announced in 2018 - a universal vaccine against cancer, perhaps; or a portable fusion reactor; or failing that, a really good smartwatch. Newspaper headlines will scream the good news; the shares in the innovative company will soar; the Nobel Prize Committee will tear up the shortlist and start again.
The 1967 papers reveal the machinations that went on among the Nobel Committee in choosing Guatemala's Miguel Angel Asturias as their winner, an author they praised "for his vivid literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of Indian peoples of Latin America". Seventy writers ...
The list of laureates for the Nobel prize in literature "should be a canon for the literature of the contemporary world", said Kjell Espmark, former chairman of the Nobel Committee for Literature and life member of the Swedish Academy. In November, Espmark made his ninth visit to China and shared his ...
As traditional Nobel Peace Prize events unfold in Oslo this weekend and on Monday, an unprecedented political drama is still rolling around the make-up of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that selects peace Prize winners. Calls are now going out for one of the committee's most prominent members to ...
Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, Hiroshima nuclear bombing survivor Setsuko Thurlow and Nobel Committee member Henrik Syse attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony on Dec. 10, 2017, in Oslo, Norway. (Credit: Nigel Waldron / Getty Images).
In Amy Beach's richly eventful 150th-anniversary year, another notable honor will very soon take place, during the Nobel prize awards. The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Joana Carneiro, will be performing second movement, Alla Siciliana of Amy Beach's "Gaelic" ...
The last Nobel prize of 2017, in economics sciences, was awarded to Richard Thaler "for contributions to behavioral economics." All six prizes given to individuals this year have gone to men, apart from the Nobel Peace Prize which was awarded to a coalition of 100-plus NGOs from around the world.
WASHINGTON: A bipartisan group of US congressmen announced on Thursday (Feb 1) they had nominated Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, Alex Chow and the entire Umbrella Movement for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. In a letter to the Nobel Committee, the four senators ...
Nobel Committee president Berit Reiss-Andersen with the ICAN logo. Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix. AFP. news@thelocal.no · @thelocalnorway. 1 December 2017. 09:49 CET+01:00. Breaking with tradition, nearly all ambassadors of the world's nuclear powers will not attend this year's Nobel peace ...

Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, who choose the recipients of the Nobel prizes, have a tremendous amount of power to promote and reward virtue in the world. However ... However, the Nobel Selection Committee's vague and wavering standards for the peace Prize devalue it. Nobel Prizes ...
According to the Nobel Committee: "The waves, which were predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago, came from a collision between ...
At great offense to Hagen, who has long yearned for a seat on the Nobel Committee, the Progress Party opted at the time to retain its current ...
A populist Anti-Immigration politician could be elected to the Norwegian Nobel Committee this week, sparking outrage and fears the credibility of ...
Former Nobel Committee secretary Geir Lundestad told broadcaster NRK ... prevent currently-serving MPs from sitting on the Nobel Committee, ...
Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, who has represented Norway's Progress Party on the Nobel Committee since 2000, said new candidate Carl I. Hagen is ...
... "non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights," in the words of the Nobel Committee, but has been reluctant to defend the Rohingya.
In 2017, the Nobel Committee chose to award their prestigious peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, ...
The treaty received a boost from the Nobel Committee when it awarded the peace prize this year to the International Campaign to Abolish ...
... the 2017 physics Award winners recognized by the Nobel Committee "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of ...
... the 2017 physics Award winners recognized by the Nobel Committee "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of ...
The award can be bestowed on a deceased person only if they were nominated by a Nobel Committee in the year prior to their death, which ...
Does the Nobel Prize Committee Do a Good job at Selecting Worthy ... Whether the Nobel Committee can do without Gandhi, is the question.'.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee currently consists of (from right) its elected leader Berit Reiss-Andersen, Henrik Syse, Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, ...
... I recommend that folks read the scientific journal articles by the winners Hall, Rosbash and Young, or at least the Nobel Committee's citation.
The National intelligence Service had provided a conservative civic group with the Norwegian Nobel Committee's address during the previous ...
CORRECTION: On Monday, Oct. 16, the headline and description of this story wrongly stated that CSUF scientists had been awarded the Nobel ...
The chairwoman of the Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, said that it ... It is perhaps easier for the Nobel Committee to select preeminent ...
Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, poses with the logo of ICAN, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear ...
The Netherlands, the nation from which Nobel Committee members are comprised, voted against the Treaty. It has not been ratified by most ...
The last Nobel prize of 2017, in economics sciences, was awarded to Richard Thaler "for contributions to behavioral economics." All six prizes ...
nobel-prize.jpg Beatrice Fihn, of the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Berit Reiss-Andersen, who took over as leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee just a few months ago, may have carried out her first and ...
OSLO: The world's nuclear powers must begin "serious negotiations" aimed at disarmament, the Nobel Committee said Friday as it awarded its ...
As President Donald Trump gets ready to "decertify" the Iran deal and continues to spar with "Little Rocket Man" over North Korea's missile ...
The Nobel Prize Committee has made CRISPR wait at least one more year, as it was pipped by research into the mechanisms underlying ...
The Nobel Committee praised the technology for being "decisive for both the basic understanding of life's chemistry and for the development of ...
"The fact that the Nobel Committee refuses to make group awards is causing them increasingly frequent problems -- and giving a misleading ...
Given this unpredictability, many analysts turned their eyes towards languages and countries totally overlooked by the Nobel Prize Committee.
From left, Sara Snogerup Linse, chairman of the Nobel Committee in ... of sciences, and Peter Brzezinski, member of the Nobel Committee, ...
The ability to measure gravitational waves is leading to a revolution in astrophysics, according to the Nobel Committee. The waves were ...
The Nobel Prize Committee has made CRISPR wait at least one more year, as it was pipped by research into the mechanisms underlying ...
Thomas Perlmann, Chariman of the Nobel Committee of Medicine, announces the winners of the 2017 Nobel prize for Medicine during a press ...


 

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