Nils Klim Prize News

2019 Nils Klim Laureate Finnur Dellsén's Acceptance Speech is published here in full.
The Icelandic-Swedish philosopher Finnur Dellsén is awarded the Nils Klim Prize in 2019 for his research in the fields of epistemology and philosophy of science. We have asked Dellsén a few questions about his work, the difference between knowledge and understanding, and why it is sometimes necessary and healthy to disagree.
The Nils Klim Committee met in Stockholm on 21 January for a final round of deliberations before deciding on their recommendation for the 2019 Nils Klim Prize Winner.
During the Holberg week in June 2018 the Nils Klim Laureate Francesca R. Jensenius met with Siri Gloppen for a conversation on her research.
Professor Dorthe Staunæs from DPU, Aarhus University, has been appointed the new Danish member of the Nils Klim Committee.
In 2011, Jørn Jacobsen was awarded the Nils Klim Prize for his research into Norwegian criminal law. In this interview from 2017 he talks about why he chose an academic career, the value of legal theory, and challenges in criminal law.
"I am interested in how laws and regulations that are meant to promote justice or equality work in practice. How quickly can we see changes in society?" says Nils Klim Laureate Francesca R. Jensenius.
Fourteen years have passed since Claes de Vreese became the first Nils Klim Laureate. In this 2017 interview, he discusses pressing political issues and describes his research interests, which range from political communication and media framing to electoral behavior, and more.
The Nils Klim Committee met in Copenhagen on 16 January and are now ready with their recommendation for a prize winner for 2018.
The Norwegian economist Katrine Vellesen Løken was awarded the Nils Klim Prize in 2017 for her research on different aspects of the Nordic welfare states, such as parental leave schemes and the criminal system. In this interview, the young professor shares reflections about her research, the field of economics and the importance of good data.