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At this year's Holberg Debate, John Pilger, Julian Assange og Jonathan Heawood will discuss the presence of propaganda in news and social media, and its democratic implications.
On 28 September, the Holberg Prize will co-present a facilitated conversation between 2016 Holberg Laureate Stephen Greenblatt, literature professor at Harvard University and Shakespeare scholar, and the American playwright Tony Kushner.
On 27 September, the Holberg Prize and the Norwegian Consulate General will host a reception at the Consul General’s residence.
Holberg Laureates Stephen Greenblatt and Manuel Castells will discuss the status and importance of research in the social sciences and the humanities, from the perspective of their respective disciplines.
A conversation with the 2017 Holberg Laureate Onora O’Neill about trustworthiness and trust.
The official award ceremony for the Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize
Announcement and Award Ceremony of the Holberg Prize School Project Winners and the Teacher Prize 2017.
Lecture by Holberg Laureate Onora O’Neill, Honorary Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.
Should freedom of expression protect speech and writing that damage, undermine or distort communication?
The Holberg Prize has invited five Nordic PhD students to participate in a Masterclass discussion with Onora O'Neill on "Judgement and Interpretation".
Keynote address by the 2017 Nils Klim Laureate Katrine Vellesen Løken, Professor of Economics, University of Bergen, followed by guest lectures.
On March 14 we will announce the winner of the Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize 2017. The ceremony can be watched live from 9:00.
How can we build a framework for ‘civilized conflict’ in multicultural societies where different world views determine which types of expression that are deemed unacceptable?
A conversation with the 2016 Holberg Laureate, Renaissance and Shakespeare Scholar, Stephen Greenblatt.
The official award ceremony for the Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize.
Announcement and award ceremony of the Holberg Prize School Project Winners and the Teacher Prize.
Join us in a celebration of this years’ Laureates.
A reflection on Shakespeare’s uncanny ability–the ability of the Humanities more generally–to confer life upon the objects of imaginative attention.
“Understanding emissions trading through discourse analysis”
How does life enter into the formal structure of works of art and literature? How do those works enter into the life of their own and future times?
Five Nordic PhD candidates have been selected to partake in an exclusive Masterclass with Holberg Laureate Stephen Greenblatt.
Lecture by the 2016 Nils Klim Laureate Sanja Bogojević, Associate Professor of Environmental Law at Lund University.