Jonathan Israel Awarded Frans Banninck Cocq Medal

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Jonathan Israel, Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, has received the Frans Banninck Cocq Medal from the City of Amsterdam. The medal was established by the city in 1996 and is intended to be awarded for particular services to Amsterdam over a minimum of twelve years. The Mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, presented the medal on November 25 in recognition of Israel's contributions to the history of the city and of the Enlightenment.

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