Dan David Prize Laureates and Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Dan David Prize is an international prize which annually awards three prizes of US$ 1 million each for outstanding scientific, technological, cultural, and social achievements having an impact on our world. Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions – Past, Present, and Future.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 DAN DAVID PRIZE LAUREATES:

  • Prof. Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
  • Prof. Evelyn Fox Keller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Prof. Simon Schaffer (University of Cambridge)

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:

History of Science

  • ARBEL Tal
    Tel Aviv University, Cohn Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas
    “Polling for Peace: Survey Measurement and the Postwar International Order”
  • HUANG Lily
    University of Chicago, Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine
    “Metaphor & Metaphysic: Henri Bergson & the Language of Epistemology in Finde-Siècle France”
  • LEV-HALUTZ Rosie
    Tel Aviv University, Cohn Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas
    “The British Development of non-Euclidean Geometry (19th Century)”
  • SCHRIRE Ray
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of History
    “Learning to Think in Shakespeare’s and Locke’s time: A Cognitive History of GrammarSchools on the Threshold of Modernity”
  • SEGEV Ran
    Tel Aviv University, Cohn Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas
    “Ethnography and Comparative Religion in the Early Modern Atlantic”
  • STEMEROFF Noah
    Tel Aviv University, Cohn Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas
    “The Construction of Representation: A Study of the Constitutive Role of the Calculus inthe Representation of Space, Time, and Motion”
  • ZHAO Wenrui
    Columbia University, Department of History
    “Dissecting Sight: Eye Surgery and Vision in Early Modern Europe”