Forty-one years after being expelled from Czechoslovakia by the communist government, Andrew Lass, professor of anthropology at Holyoke College, US, was awarded the Dagmar and Václav Havel Foundation VIZE 97 Prize. The award, presented annually on October 5th - Václav Havel’s birthday - is presented to distinguished scientists and thinkers whose work is concerned with unconventional ways of asking fundamental questions about cognition, being, and human existence. In addition to receiving the award, Professor Lass will attend related events in Prague, including discussions with students and professors.
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