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Marina Warner

The Holberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the British historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner.


Rebecca Adler-Nissen

The Nils Klim Prize for 2015 was awarded to Danish social scientist Rebecca Adler-Nissen.


Elvebakken Upper Secondary School

Pupils from Elvebakken Upper Secondary School was awarded the school prize in 2014.

News Holberg Prize

June 8th to 11th will be very exciting days in Norway. We are launching a Masterclass with the Holberg Prize Laureate and the symposium will be filled with well known, international names.

Holberg Prize Laureate 2015, Marina Warner is inviting young nordic scholars to a conversation about the value of immaterial culture and how culture and history is affected in the wake of conflict, migration and economic turmoil.

News Nils Klim Prize

Nils Klim Prize winner of 2015, Rebecca Adler-Nissen, is an expert in international relations, diplomacy and European integration. In this interview she explains her motivation for exploring these fields of study and her views on the role of the social sciences in our time.

The Holberg Board is now inviting nominations for the Nils Klim Prize. Candidates are young Nordic scholars under the age of 35 who have made outstanding contributions to research within the arts and humantities, social science, law and theology.