Programme and streaming links for the Holberg Week, 6-9 June

Publisert 12.05.2017
Join us in the celebration of this year's Holberg Laureate Onora O'Neill and Nils Klim Laureate Katrine Vellesen Løken. There will be lectures by the laureates and by prominent international guests, discussions and much more. Several events will be live streamed, see the links for each event.

6 June

The Nils Klim Conversation
Social Costs of Incarceration

Seminar with keynote address from Professor Katrine Vellesen Løken, University of Bergen. Guest speakers are Professor Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo, and Professor Giovanni Mastrobuoni, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Torino. Moderator: Professor Linda Grøning, University of Bergen. 

Venue: Christie Café
Time: 11:00 A.M. – 01:00 P.M.

Judgement and Interpretation

The Holberg Prize has invited five Nordic PhD students to participate in a Masterclass discussion with Onora O'Neill on the topic of "Judgement and Interpretation".

Venue: Christie Café
Time: 02:00 P.M. – 04:00 P.M.


7. juni

The Holberg Symposium
Ethics for Communication

Should freedom of expression protect speech and writing that damage, undermine or distort communication? At this year's Holberg Symposium, five prominent speakers will discuss issues related to ethics for communication. 

Venue: The University Aula
Time: 09:00 A.M. – 01:00 P.M.

The Holberg Lecture
Justice without Ethics: A Twentieth Century Innovation

Lecture by Holberg Laureate Onora O’Neill. A reflection over the relationship bewteen ethics and justice, how they relate to duty, and how the relationship has changed over time. 

Venue: The University Aula
Time: 02.00 P.M – 03.00 P.M.


8. juni

Award Ceremony
The Holberg Prize School Project

Announcement and Award Ceremony for the Holberg Prize School Project Winners and the Teacher's Prize.

Venue: Bergen Katedralskole, Kong Oscars gate 36
Time: 10.30 A.M. – 11.30 A.M.

Award Ceremony
The Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize

H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon og Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen will confer the Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize, respectively. By invitation only.

Venue: The University Aula
Time: 01:45 P.M. – 03:00 P.M. (All guests must be seated by 01:45 P.M.)


9 June (Oslo)

The Holberg Conversation
Trustworthiness before Trust

A conversation between Holberg Laureate Onora O’Neill and Professor of Philosophy Camilla Serck-Hanssen, University of Oslo.

Venue: The House of Literature, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo
Time: 06.00 P.M. – 7.00 P.M.