Upcoming events

2 December 2023

Do conscious experiences happen both within and outside the brain, and can science solve the 'hard problem' of consciousness?

14 March 2024

On Thursday, 14 March, the 2024 Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize will be announced at the University Aula in Bergen.

4 June 2024

Join us in the celebration of outstanding research in the humanities, social sciences, law and theology. The Holberg Week 2024 will take place 4 —7 June in Bergen and Oslo. Save the dates!

Previous events

29 November 2022

As a warmp-up to the 1 December Holberg Debate, the documentary film "Why Ukraine?" will be screened on 29 November. Afterwards, there will be a discussion between Professor Lise Rakner and Professor Don Kalb.

13 October 2022

In this conversation with Professor Roger Strand, Laureate Sheila Jasanoff speaks about her pioneering research in the field of Science and Technology Studies.

27 September 2022

The 2022 Nils Klim Prize was awarded to Finnish theologian Elisa Uusimäki, for her outstanding research into the literary and cultural history of Judaism in antiquity. In this interview, Uusimäki speaks about her research interests and approaches.

10 June 2022

Holberg Laureate Sheila Jasanoff in conversation with Professor Cathrine Holst on the issue of trust in relations between experts and publics.

10 June 2022

A conversation between 2022 Holberg Laureate Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University, and Professor Stephen Hilgartner, Cornell University.

10 June 2022

A roundtable discussion on young researchers’ careers in the Nordic countries with perspectives from the social sciences and humanities.

9 June 2022

The Official Award Ceremony for the Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize.

8 June 2022

Science and Technology Studies allows us to rethink the position of the political subject in a mechanized, instrumentalized, yet indeterminate world. Lecture by the 2022 Holberg Prize Laureate, Sheila Jasanoff.

8 June 2022

Experts are usually seen as skilled in understanding and explaining how the world works, but they do not only represent the world: they help make it.

7 June 2022

The Holberg Prize Laureate and the Nils Klim Prize Laureate in conversation about their background and their research.

7 June 2022

Technologies are not merely tools for achieving necessary ends but a vehicle through which humans articulate and implement visions of the future.

7 June 2022

What enabled or compelled women to move in the past? This seminar explores aspects of women’s travel in the Ancient Mediterranean.

14 March 2022

The recipients of the 2022 Holberg Prize and the 2022 Nils Klim Prize will be announced on Monday, 14 March, at 09:00, CET (UTC +1).

4 December 2021

Is identity politics a force for good?

2 December 2021

As a warm-up to the 4 December Holberg Debate, the documentary film "Examined Life" will be screened at Bergen Cinema on 2 December. The event is open for all and free of charge.