Holberg Prize News

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…

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…

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…

08.10.2014

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

10.03.2014

The british historian Michael Cook is awarded ‘the Nobel Prize of the arts, humanities and social sciences’. Terje Lohndal is the youngest recipient ever to…

18.02.2014

The Holberg Lectures presents a general audience in Norway with a unique opportunity to listen to world-leading academics, all previous winners of the Holberg…

30.04.2013

The Board of the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund has decided to award the 2013 Holberg International Memorial Prize to anthropologist and sociologist Bruno…

15.03.2011

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…

02.09.2010

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