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Princess of Asturias Awards

05/24/2019

The jury meeting for the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

25 nominations from 11 different nationalities are in the running for this award, the sixth of eight international awards that are bestowed each year by the Princess of Asturias Foundation, and which are now in their XXXIX edition 

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The meetings of the jury responsible for awarding the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, the sixth of eight international awards that will be bestowed by the Princess of Asturias Foundation, will be held on May 28th and 29th. The awards will be bestowed this year for the XXXIX edition in their history. Twenty-five candidatures, from eleven different countries, have been nominated for this award. The meetings will be held at the Reconquista Hotel in Oviedo.

As stated in the Regulations, the Princess of Asturias Awards are aimed at rewarding “the scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work carried out at an international level by individuals, institutions or groups of individuals or institutions”. In keeping with these principles, the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences shall be aimed at recognizing “creative and/or research work in the field of history, law, linguistics, teaching, political science, psychology, sociology, ethics, philosophy, geography, economics, demography or anthropology, as well as in the disciplines corresponding to each of these fields.”

The Award comprises a Joan Miró sculpture representing and symbolising the accolade, a diploma, an insignia and a cash prize of €50,000.

The members of the Jury will hold a first meeting with the media at 11:00am (GMT+2:00) on Tuesday 28th in the hotel’s “Salón de Consejos” (first floor) immediately prior to its formal constitution and the start of its deliberations, which will commence at 11:30am. The jury will then elect a president from amongst them. The jury secretary will be appointed by the Foundation.

Their decision will be made public at 12 noon (GMT+2:00) on Wednesday 29th in the “Salón Covadonga” of the hotel (on the ground floor), and jury members will then be available for interviews.

The reading of the jury’s decision will be transmitted via Hispasat satellite (America and Europe). In addition, there will be a live Internet broadcast at the Foundation's website: www.fpa.es/en

Jury composition

The jury will be made up of the following members:

  • Paz Battaner Arias
  • Adela Cortina Orts
  • Sir John Elliot
  • Juan Pablo Fusi Aizpurúa
  • Carmen Iglesias Cano, Countess of Gisbert
  • Silvia Iranzo Gutiérrez
  • Manuel Menéndez Menéndez
  • Montserrat Moreno Marimón
  • Sami Naïr
  • Emilio Ontiveros Baeza
  • Jaime Pérez Renovales
  • Rafael Puyol Antolín
  • Isaac Querub Caro
  • Myriam Seco Álvarez
  • Fernando Vallespín Oña
  • Mauro Guillén Rodríguez (acting secretary)

technical data

Europa
  • Satellite: Hispasat 1D
  • Orbital position: 30º West
  • Transponder: 143
  • Channel: Feed 4 TSA
  • RX Frequency: 10890 MHz
  • Band: Ku
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27.500 MSymbols/second
  • F.E.C.: 3/4
  • Coding: QPSK MPEG 2 DVBS
  • Norma: PAL
  • Format: 16:9
America
  • Satellite: Hispasat 1E
  • Orbital position: 30º West
  • Transponder: 133
  • Channerl: Feed TSA
  • RX Frequency: 12052 MHz
  • Band: Ku
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27.500 MSymbosl/second
  • F.E.C.: 3/4
  • Codec: QPSK MPEG 2 DVBS
  • Norma: PAL
  • Format: 16:9

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