Accademia dei Lincei is organizing several events in Rome in spring 2002 to mark its 400th anniversary, including a "History of National Academies in Europe" meeting on 12 March. See http://www.lincei.it/CONVEGNI.2002/PROGRAMMI/PRG.STORIA.ACCADEMIE.html for the programme. The Academy is also hosting the All European Academies (ALLEA) general assembly from 13-15 March, and the annual Amaldi Conference from 27-29 April, with sessions on nuclear, chemical and biological weapons as well as xenophobia, migration and ethnic conflict. For details, contact the Lincei secretariat, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events include a meeting on the "History of National Academies in Europe"