Holberg Prize News

Interview with Jürgen Kocka

The Holberg Prize of 2011 was awarded to Professor of History, Jürgen Kocka, for his work on modern German and European history. In this interview he speaks about his background, research interests, thoughts about the status of the social sciences and humanities today.

Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt (1923-2010)

Holberg International Memorial Prize laureate 2006 Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt passed away September 2nd 2010.

Announcement of the Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize 2015

The Holberg Prize names British storyteller and fairytale critic Marina Warner as 2015 laureate. Danish EU scholar Rebecca Adler­-Nissen receives the Nils Klim Prize.