Holberg Prize Laureates

The Holberg Prize 2019 is awarded to the British scholar Paul Gilroy for his research contributions to cultural studies, critical race studies, literary studies and related fields.

The Holberg Prize 2018 was awarded to the American legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein.

The Holberg Prize 2017 was awarded to the British philosopher Onara O'Neill.

The Holberg Prize 2016 was awarded to the American literary scholar Stephen Greenblatt.

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

The Holberg Prize 2014 was awarded to the British historian and scholar of Islamic history, Michael Cook.

The Holberg Prize 2013 was awarded to the French anthropologist and sociologist Bruno Latour.

The Holberg Prize 2012 was awarded to the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells.

The Holberg Prize 2011 was awarded to the German historian Jürgen Kocka.

The Holberg Prize 2010 was awarded to the Canadian historian Natalie Zemon Davis.

The Holberg Prize 2009 was awarded to the Canadian philosopher Ian Hacking.

The Holberg Prize 2008 was awarded to the American literary and cultural theorist Fredric R. Jameson.

The Holberg Prize 2007 was awarded to the American philosopher and scholar of constitutional law Ronald Dworkin.

The Holberg Prize 2006 was awarded to the Israeli sociologist Shmuel N. Eisenstadt.

The Holberg Prize 2005 was awarded to the German philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas.

The Holberg Prize 2004 was awarded to the Bulgarian-French psychoanalyst and philosopher Julia Kristeva.