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Marina Warner

The Holberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the British historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner.


Rebecca Adler-Nissen

The Nils Klim Prize for 2015 was awarded to Danish social scientist Rebecca Adler-Nissen.


Elvebakken Upper Secondary School

Pupils from Elvebakken Upper Secondary School was awarded the school prize in 2014.

News Holberg Prize

The Holberg Week 8–11 June is approaching, rapidly, and the program is now in place. We look forward to discussions and lectures by prominent international guests, an unofficial talk show with this year’s Laureates, and much more.

In this podcast interview, Marina Warner talks about her upbringing and how she came to be a writer and scholar. Warner elaborates on her approach to exploring topics such as fairytales, myths, history and gender.

News Nils Klim Prize

Nils Klim Prize winner of 2015, Rebecca Adler-Nissen, is an expert in international relations, diplomacy and European integration. In this interview she explains her motivation for exploring these fields of study and her views on the role of the social sciences in our time.

The Holberg Board is now inviting nominations for the Nils Klim Prize. Candidates are young Nordic scholars under the age of 35 who have made outstanding contributions to research within the arts and humantities, social science, law and theology.