Timothy Garton Ash wins International Bridge Prize
Professor Timothy Garton Ash won the International Bridge Prize for 2016. This prize is awarded by the border cities of Goerlitz in Germany and Zgorzelec in western Poland, and honours people engaged in building friendship and agreement among nations and among people of different nationalities, cultures and views.
The authorities in Zgorzelec put out the following statement “Timothy Garton Ash's voice is among the most important in Europe and about Europe. His views regarding European values, their development and people representing them, have helped define ideals making Europe a whole”