Holberg Prize News

Meet the panelists of Marina Warner's Holberg Masterclass 2015

— It is a profound honor to be accepted to take part, says Houman Sadri, one of five PhD-candidates selected to participate in the first ever Holberg Prize Masterclass on June 8, in which Marina Warner initiates a discussion about what happens to the culture and history of displaced populations.

Award ceremony for the Holberg Prize and the Nils Klim Prize

The award ceremony takes place in Haakon's Hall in Bergen, on 10 June.

The Holberg Conversation: "From the Mouths of Stories: New Songs for Old"

Holberg Prize Laureate Marina Warner in conversation with Palestinian-Egyptian poet, columnist and political scientist Tamim Al-Barghouti.

Holberg Lecture 2015: Losing Home, Finding Words: Transformations of Story

Can myths, legends, and stories provide alternative shelter, literary lieux de mémoire where a refugee, a migrant, or a wanderer might feel at home? The lecture is a part of the Holberg Symposium and the Holberg week.

The Holberg Symposium: Myth, Homelessness, and the "Country of Words”

International scholars, authors and critics meet to explore myths, images, modernity, legends, national identity and cultural reconstruction. Watch Live stream online from 09:00.

Masterclass with Marina Warner: Living in Words: The question of myth

Holberg Prize Laureate 2015, Marina Warner is inviting young Nordic scholars to a conversation about the value of immaterial culture and how culture and history is affected in the wake of conflict, migration and economic turmoil.

Graduate opportunity: Masterclass with Holberg Prize Laureate 2015

The Holberg Prize is now offering scholarships to Nordic PhD students for the first ever Holberg Prize Masterclass.

Welcome to the Holberg Week 8–11 juni!

We look forward to discussions and lectures by prominent international guests, an unofficial talk show with this year’s Laureates, and much more! Welcome to the Holberg Week!

The Holberg Evening

This is a celebration of the Holberg Prize laureate, Nils Klim Prize Laureate and the Holberg Prize School Project winners.