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The Nobel Lectures 2016

The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureates in Economic Sciences.

Watch all the Nobel Lectures at KVATV.se

Datum

2016-12-08

Tid

09.00 - 15.15

Plats

Aula Magna, Stockholms universitet

Adress

Vägbeskrivning

Arrangör

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Avgift

The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureates in Economic Sciences. The Nobel Lectures 2016 will be webcast live at kva.se and at nobelprize.org.

All lectures are available as video on demand at kvatv.se

The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

09.00–09.05 Welcome address
Christina Moberg, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

09.00–10.40 The Nobel Prize in Physics
Nobel Laureates in Physics: David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz
Introductions by Thors Hans Hansson, The Nobel Committee for Physics

Topological Quantum Matter 
F. Duncan M. Haldane, Princeton University, NJ, USA

Topological Defects and Phase Transitions 
J. Michael Kosterlitz, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

11.00–12.50 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Nobel Laureates in Chemistry: Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa
Introductions by Olof Ramström, The Nobel Committee for Chemistry

From Chemical Topology to Molecular Machines
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, University of Strasbourg, France

Design and Synthesis of Molecular Machines based on the Mechanical Bond
Sir Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

The Art of Building Small, from molecular switches to motors
Bernard L. Feringa, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

14.00–15.15 The Prize in Economic Sciences
Laureates in Economic Sciences: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström
Introduction by Tomas Sjöström, The Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Incomplete Contracts and Control
Oliver Hart, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Pay for Performance and Beyond
Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Press information

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The lectures will be held in English. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

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