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 2021 Holberg Prize and the Committee members have now agreed on a shortlist.
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.