The General Prize Committee announced that the 2014 Balzan Prizes will be awarded in the following fields:
Classical Archaeology; Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind; Basic and/or applied Plant Ecology; Mathematics (pure or applied).
The General Prize Committee of the Prize Foundation invites the most prestigious international cultural and scientific institutions (universities, research institutes and academies) and figures recognized by the General Prize Committee as highly distinguished in the chosen fields for that year to submit names of candidates for the four annual Balzan Prizes. Nominations must be submitted by 15 March of the relevant year and supported by justification for the candidate’s nomination, including a list of his/her most important publications and a complete biography. Self-nominations are not accepted.