ILAE Centenary News

ILAESpecial Football Event: The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in collaboration with the European Football Association (UEFA) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) is pleased to announce a special event at the semifinal matches of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Final Tournament.

. The showcase football matches will take place on 26 June 2009 in Göteborg and Helsingborg, Sweden. The event will consist of two short football matches played by teams made up mostly of players with epilepsy from European countries. The main purpose is to emphasize that persons with epilepsy are entitled to and able to live a normal life and to engage fully in social and sports activities and to perform just as well as people without epilepsy. For more information, please see the Web site for more information.

 

ILAE Centenary Book Now Available ILAE 1909-2009:

A Centenary History, the book commissioned by ILAE to document its history in a scholarly manner is now available. The aim of the book is threefold: to document the course of the ILAE in its first 100 years; to interpret this within its historical context; and to bring together as much source material as possible. Many sources have been cited from many repositories and in many different languages. The book is over 340 pages in length and is lavishly illustrated with over 100 photographs and other illustrations. You can purchase your copy on the ILAE web site and it will be shipped to you. Some copies will be available for purchase at the ILAE booth during the Centenary meeting.

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