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World’s Anthropologists Bestow Award on French-jewish Scholar

April 12, 1966
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The world’s anthropologists have bestowed their award on the famous French-Jewish scholar, Prof. Claude Levi-Strauss, of the College de France in Paris.

The honor, based on a vote of anthropologists throughout the world, was the Viking Fund Medal, accompanied by a $10,000 prize. It was awarded at a banquet here held in connection with a symposium at the University of Chicago’s Center for Continuing Education. Prof. Levi-Strauss is famous for his studies of primitive cultures.

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