Holberg Prize News
The Holberg Prize is awarded to British cultural historian Paul Gilroy for his contributions to critical race studies, post-colonialism and related fields. The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Icelandic philosopher Finnur Dellsén for his research in epistemology and the philosophy of science.
On Thursday 14 March you can watch the announcement of the Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize 2019 live from Media City Bergen. The streaming starts at 9:00 CET.
Join us in the celebration of the 2019 Holberg Laurate and Nils Klim Laureate. The Holberg Week will take place on 3 - 6 June in Bergen and Oslo.
On 8 February, the Holberg Committee met in Rome, and Committee member Mary Beard delivered a lecture at the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
The Holberg Prize is delighted to be able to publish the written version of Prof. Achille Mbembe's address, given at the Holberg Debate on 1 December, 2018, in Bergen, Norway.
Legendary researchers and activists joined the panel for the 1 December Holberg Debate.
During the Holberg week of June 2018, Holberg Prize Laureate Cass Sunstein met with Anine Kierulf to talk about his research, backround and and how he has worked to promote enduring constitutional ideals –freedom, dignity, equality, self-government, the rule of law – under contemporary circumstances.
The Holberg Committee recently met in Amsterdam to decide on a shortlist for the 2019 Holberg Prize.
As of June this year, Professor Cui Zhiyuan from Tsinghua University is appointed a new member of the Holberg Committee.
Fifty years after the Year of Revolt, how important are affects in influencing the behaviour of voters, activists and policy makers? Achile Mbembe, Kathleen Cleaver and George Galloway meet in Bergen to discuss this question on 1 December.