Holberg Prize News

Interview with Marina Warner

In this podcast, "From Vogue to University, and "Why I Quit", interviewer Knut Melvær talk with professor Warner about her upbringing and how she came into the academy.

The Holberg Anniversary Lectures 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 Prize.

Bruno Latour wins the 2013 Holberg Prize

The Board of the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund has decided to award the 2013 Holberg International Memorial Prize to anthropologist and sociologist Bruno Latour. The Prize amount is NOK 4.5 million (EUR 610,000/USD 790,000).

Interview with Jürgen Kocka

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 about his background, research interests, thoughts about the status of the social sciences and humanities today.