Today, the 2020 and 2021 Holberg Prizes were conferred upon Professor Griselda Pollock and Professor Martha C. Nussbaum, respectively. The Nils Klim Prize was conferred upon Daria Gritsenko (2021) and Frederik Poulsen (2020).
American philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum is awarded the 2021 Holberg Prize for her groundbreaking contributions to research in law and philosophy. The Nils Klim Prize goes to the Russian-Finnish political scientist Daria Gritsenko.
The Holberg Committee met on Friday 16 October to discuss the nominations for the 2021 Holberg Prize and has now agreed on a shortlist. Due to the ongoing corona pandemic, this year's nomination meeting took place digitally.