Jonathan Israel Awarded 2017 Comenius Prize

Jonathan Israel, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded the 2017 Comenius Prize by the Foundation of the Comenius Museum in the Netherlands. Israel receives this prize for his work on the Age of Enlightenment, Dutch history, and European Jewry and his ability to connect economic and intellectual history with the history of politics, religion, society, and science. Previous recipients of the award include Robbert Dijkgraaf, Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor.


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