Tzvetan Todorov wins Spanish social sciences prize

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French linguist and historian Tzvetan Todorov has won a social sciences prize in Spain. The Prince of Asturias Foundation says it is honoring Bulgarian-born Todorov for his work on such issues as development of democracy, understanding among cultures and the impact of violence on collective memory.

The social sciences award is one of eight that the Prince of Asturias Foundation hands out each year. Others include letters, communication, sports and scientific research.

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