Holberg Prize News

Helga Nowotny appointed as honorary doctor at UiB

07.06.2015
We congratulate Helga Nowotny, former chair of the Holberg Committee, as newly appointed honorary doctor at the University of Bergen.

Meet the panelists of Marina Warner's Holberg Masterclass 2015

02.06.2015
— It is a profound honor to be accepted to take part, says Houman Sadri, one of five PhD-candidates selected to participate in the first ever Holberg Prize Masterclass on June 8, in which Marina Warner initiates a discussion about what happens to the culture and history of displaced populations.

Award ceremony for the Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize

04.05.2015
The award ceremony takes place in Haakon's Hall in Bergen, on 10 June.

The Holberg Conversation: "From the Mouths of Stories: New Songs for Old"

14.04.2015
Holberg Prize Laureate Marina Warner in conversation with Palestinian-Egyptian poet, columnist and political scientist Tamim Al-Barghouti.

Masterclass with Marina Warner: Living in Words: The question of myth

14.04.2015
Holberg Prize Laureate 2015, Marina Warner is inviting young Nordic scholars to a conversation about the value of immaterial culture and how culture and history is affected in the wake of conflict, migration and economic turmoil.

Graduate opportunity: Masterclass with Holberg Prize Laureate 2015

26.03.2015
The Holberg Prize is now offering scholarships to Nordic PhD students for the first ever Holberg Prize Masterclass.

Welcome to the Holberg Week 8–11 juni!

26.03.2015
We look forward to discussions and lectures by prominent international guests, an unofficial talk show with this year’s Laureates, and much more! Welcome to the Holberg Week!

Julia Kristeva appointed the highest order in France

06.01.2015
The French President François Hollande appointed Julia Kristeva to Commander of the French Legion of Honour ("commandeur de la Légion d’honneur) 21st December 2014.

The Holberg Committee meeting in Vienna

08.10.2014
At the deadline for nominations there were 67 nominations for the 2015 Holberg Prize

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