Writer George Bacovia and historian Nicolae Balcescu have been posthumously inducted to the Romanian Academy, Romania’s most important cultural institution. George Bacovia and Nicolae Balcescu were elected posthumous members of the Romanian Academy with unanimous votes, during the general assembly meeting that took place on June 5, according to the institution’s announcement.
At the same time, the Romanian Academy’s general assembly elected, through secret ballots, new full members and correspondent members of the Romanian Academy. Thus, the following full members were elected: Victor Spinei (Historical Sciences and Archaeology Section), Constantin Corduneanu (Mathematical Sciences Section), Maria Magdalena Zaharescu (Chemical Sciences Section), Marian-Traian Gomoiu (Biological Sciences Section), Nicolae Gheorghe Panin (Geonomic Sciences Section), Dorel Banabic (Technical Sciences Section), Dan Dubina (Technical Sciences Section) and Gheorghe Benga (Medical Sciences Section), Mediafax informs.
Likewise, the following correspondent members were elected: Gheorge Coldea (Biological Sciences Section), Ileana Manduteanu (Biological Sciences Section) and Dan Cristea (Information Science and Technology Section).
The Romanian Academy is the highest scientific and cultural forum in Romania, bringing together important personalities from the country and from abroad from all domains of science, art and literature, according to the institution’s website.