Holberg Prize News

Holberg Debate to be launched 3 December

14.10.2016
3 December 2016 sees the launch of the Holberg Debate. The debate is inspired by Ludvig Holberg’s ideas of enlightenment and seeks to find answers on pressing issues to our time.

New members to the Holberg Board

24.08.2016
The Holberg Prize is pleased to announce that Britt Andersen and Knut Olav Åmås have been appointed as new members to the Board of the Holberg Prize.

Why Origin Stories Matter

9.06.2016
On the first day of the Holberg week, five PhD students associated with Nordic universities met with Holberg Laureate Stephen Greenblatt for a discussion on origin stories.

Masterclass: Meet the panelists

12.05.2016
Five PhD candidates from the Nordic countries have been selected to partake in a Masterclass with Holberg Laureate Stephen Greenblatt during the Holberg week 6-9 June.

Programme for the Holberg Week 6-9 June

10.05.2016
We look forward to the celebration of this year's laureates, lectures by prominent international guests, discussions and much more. Welcome to the Holberg Week!

Strong applications for Masterclass

28.04.2016
20 PhD candidated from all the five Nordic countries have applied to take part in the Masterclass with 2016 Holberg Laureate Stephen Greenblatt during this year's Holberg week June 6-9.

"Everyone dreams at night": Interview with Stephen Greenblatt

6.04.2016
What are the paths and life events that have led 2016 Holberg Laureate Professor Stephen Greenblatt to where he is today? Where will he go from here? How will the humanities survive the current crisis? Those are some of the questions Greenblatt answers in this exclusive interview.