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Fiorini-Haard-Prize of the International Coronelli-Society

Statutes for the selection of winners of the Fiorini Haardt Prize sponsored by the International Coronelli Society for the Study of Globes:

  1. To commemorate the legacy of the pioneers of research of older globes, Prof. Matteo FIORINI (1827-1901), Bologna, Italy and Grad. Engineer Robert HAARDT (1884-1962), Vienna, Austria, the International Coronelli Society for the Study of Globes bestows an award in conjunction with EUR 500 in prize money for scientific works covering older globes (manufactured before 1945) and their manufacturers. The funding for the Fiorini Haardt Prize is provided from the budget of the International Coronelli Society.
  2. Participants may submit scientific works that are not older than two years and that have not been previously published.
  3. Members of the International Coronelli Society’s Active or Extended Board are not eligible candidates for awards under this program.
  4. The work must be penned in German or English; the deadline for submission at the office of the International Coronelli Society (c/o Jan Mokre, Austrian National Library, Globe Museum, Josefsplatz 1, 1015 Vienna, Austria) is November 1 of each year.
  5. The Board of the International Coronelli Society shall appoint a panel of five judges from the Society’s member roster each time a Fiorini Haardt Prize is supposed to be bestowed upon a winner. This panel of judges shall choose the winner and shall make its decision within six months after its appointment based on a simple majority vote.
  6. Individuals who have evaluated submitted dissertations or theses shall not be eligible for appointment to the panel of judges. However, the panel of judges does have the option to second the assessment of the academic experts when it comes to the rating of the scientific scope of submitted dissertations or theses.
  7. The International Coronelli Society shall be awarded the right to publish the winning work or an abridged version of the former in an appropriate format in one of its publications.



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