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Crafoord Laureates 2008

Maxim Kontsevich
Maxim Kontsevich

Photo: Markus Marcetic/
MOMENT

Edward Witten
Edward Witten

Photo: Markus Marcetic/
MOMENT

Rashid Alievich Sunyaev
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev

Photo: Markus Marcetic/
MOMENT

Crafoord Days 2008

Prize-awarding ceremony 2008-04-23

Maxim Kontsevich receives the Crafoord Prize 2008
Edward Witten receives the Crafoord Prize 2008
Maxim Kontsevich receives the Crafoord Prize 2008 from the hands of His Majesty the King of Sweden. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Edward Witten receives the Crafoord Prize 2008 from the hands of His Majesty the King of Sweden. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Rashid Sunyaev receives the Crafoord Prize 2008
Crafoord Laureates 2008
Rashid Sunyaev receives the Crafoord Prize 2008 from the hands of His Majesty the King of Sweden. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Edward Witten, Maxim Kontsevich and Rashid Alievich Sunyaev, Crafoord Laureates 2008. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Receivers of the Crafoord prize research grant diploma 2008
Julius Borcea, Linnea Hjalmarsdotter, Felix Ryde, Jesper Sollerman and Alexander Stolin received the Crafoord prize research grant diploma from the hands of His Majesty the King.

Prize and symposia lectures

Gunnar Öquist, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Rashid Sunyaev, Crafoord Laureate 2008
Gunnar Öquist, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at the Prize lectures in Lund. Photo: Erik Huss
Rashid Sunyaev, Crafoord Laureate 2008, holds his prize lecture in Lund. Photo: Erik Huss
Edward Witten, Crafoord Laureate 2008
Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureate 2008
Edward Witten, Crafoord Laureate 2008, holds his prize lecture in Lund. Photo: Erik Huss
Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureate 2008, holds a lecture at the Prize symposium in Mathematics in Stockholm. Photo: Andrea Westerdahl
Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureate 2008
Audience of the Prize symposium in Mathematics in Stockholm
Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureate 2008, holds a lecture at the Prize symposium in Mathematics in Stockholm. Photo: Andrea Westerdahl
Audience of the Prize symposium in Mathematics in Stockholm. Photo: Andrea Westerdahl

Press conferences, Stockholm 2008-04-23, Lund 2008-04-21

Maxim Kontsevich, Edward Witten, Torbjörn Ekedahl
Crafoord Laureates 2008
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev and Maxim Kontsevich
Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureate 2008, Edward Witten, Crafoord Laureate 2008 and Torbjörn Ekedahl, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev, Maxim Kontsevich and Edward Witten, Crafoord Laureates 2008. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev and Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureates 2008. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Maxim Kontsevich and Edward Witten
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev
Carel Faber and Maxim Kontsevich
Maxim Kontsevich and Edward Witten, Crafoord Laureates 2008. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev, Crafoord Laureate 2008. Photo: Markus Marcetic/MOMENT
Carel Faber, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Maxim Kontsevich, Crafoord Laureate 2008. Photo: Annika Moberg

Jessica Balksjö Nannini
Press Officer,
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
jessica.balksjo@kva.se
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