Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen joins the post as Academic Director of the Holberg Prize on 1 January, 2022. Han takes over from Professor Ellen Mortensen, who has been Academic Director since 2015.
The 2021 Holberg Prize is awarded to U.S. scholar Martha C. Nussbaum for her groundbreaking contribution to research in philosophy, law and related fields.
Nils Klim Prize
The 2021 Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Finnish-Russian Daria Gritsenko, for her outstanding research contributions in the intersection between political science, environmental studies and digital humanities.
Holberg Prize School Project
Amalie Skram Upper Secondary School won first prize in the Holberg Prize School Project competition 2021. Vestby Upper Secondary School received second prize and Longyearbyen School, Upper Secondary Department received third prize.
Holberg Prize News
The process of selecting the next Holberg Prize Laureate is well underway. The Holberg Committee met on Friday 6 October to discuss the nominations for the…
Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen joins the post as Academic Director of the Holberg Prize on 1 January, 2022. Han takes over from Professor Ellen Mortensen, who…
Nils Klim Prize News
The 2021 Nils Klim Seminar is held in honour of 2021 Nils Klim Laureate Daria Gritsenko.
Nils Klim Laureate Daria Gritsenko's Acceptance Speech is published here in full.