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Special Awards 2014

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Frank O. Gehry

Frank O. Gehry

Arts

His buildings are characterized by a virtuoso play of complex shapes, the use of unusual materials, such as titanium, and their technological innovation, which has also had an impact on other arts.

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Joseph Pérez

Joseph Pérez

Social Sciences

Joseph Pérez was born in 1931 in Laroque d'Olmes (Ariege, France), where his parents had moved from Bocairent, Valencia. He studied Literature at the University of Paris and qualified as a Spanish teacher.

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Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, Quino

Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, Quino

Communication and Humanities

Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, known worldwide by his pen name Quino, was born in Mendoza (Argentina) in 1932.

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Caddy Adzuba

Caddy Adzuba

Concord

A renowned activist for freedom of the press, peace-building and human rights, especially those of children and women in conflict zones, via journalism Caddy Adzuba denounces the torture and violations suffered by Congolese women and girls while promoting their reintegration into a society in which they are repudiated for this circumstance.  

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Programa Fulbright

Fulbright Program

International Cooperation

It is an educational exchange program sponsored by the US government designed with the aim of improving and strengthening ties and mutual understanding between US citizens and participants from around the world.

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The New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon

Sports

The New York City Marathon is the most popular race of its kind (42.195 kilometres) held annually in the world. It is traditionally held on the first Sunday in November.

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Avelino Corma Canós, Mark E. Davis and Galen D. Stucky

Avelino Corma Canós, Mark E. Davis and Galen D. Stucky

Technical & Scientific Research

The scientific and technical contributions of these three chemists have opened up very important novel lines of research that are on the frontiers of current knowledge, with direct applications in the reduction of pollutant emissions from vehicles and factories as well as in the processes of refining petroleum and in the chemical industry in general.

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John Banville

John Banville

LITERATURE

As a writer, he has received numerous accolades throughout his career and even George Steiner, 2001 Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, called him “the most intelligent and stylish novelist currently at work in English”.

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