Holberg Prize Laureates

2017
The British Philosopher Onora O'Neill is awarded the Holberg Prize 2017 for her influental work in the field of moral and political philosophy. She is particularly well known for her work on Kant, bioethics, human rights, trust and communication ethics.
2016
Stephen Greenblatt receives the 2016 Holberg Prize for his distinctive and defining role in the field of literary studies and his influential voice in the humanities over four decades.
2015
The Holberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the British historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner.
2014
Holberg Prize 2014 is awarded to the British historian and scholar of Islamic history, Michael Cook.
2013
The Holberg Prize 2013 was awarded to the French anthropologist and sociologist Bruno Latour.
2012
The Holberg Prize 2012 was awarded to the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells.
2011
The Holberg International Memorial Prize of 2011 was awarded to Professor of History, Jürgen Kocka.
2010
The Holberg Prize 2010 was awarded to the Canadian historian Natalie Zemon Davis.
2009
The Holberg Prize 2009 was awarded to the Canadian philosopher Ian Hacking.
2008
The Holberg Prize 2008 was awarded to the American literary and cultural theorist Fredric R. Jameson.
2007
The Holberg Prize 2007 was awarded to the American philosopher and scholar of constitutional law Ronald Dworkin.
2006
The Holberg Prize 2006 was awarded to the Israeli sociologist Shmuel N. Eisenstadt.
2005
The Holberg Prize 2005 was awarded to the German philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas.
2004
The Holberg Prize 2004 was awarded to the Bulgarian-French psychoanalyst and philosopher Julia Kristeva.