Francesca Refsum Jensenius
The Nils Klim Prize for 2018 was awarded to the Norwegian political scientist Francesca R. Jensenius.
Cass R. Sunstein
The Holberg Prize 2018 was awarded to the American legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein.
News Holberg Prize
On 8 February, the Holberg Committee met in Rome, and Committee member Mary Beard delivered a lecture at the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
The Holberg Prize is delighted to be able to publish the written version of Prof. Achille Mbembe's address, given at the Holberg Debate on 1 December, 2018, in Bergen, Norway.
Nils Klim Prize News
The Nils Klim Committee met in Stockholm on 21 January for a final round of deliberations before deciding on their recommendation for the 2019 Nils Klim Prize Winner.
In 2011, Jørn Jacobsen was awarded the Nils Klim Prize for his research into Norwegian criminal law. In this interview from 2017 he talks about why he chose an academic career, the value of legal theory, and challenges in criminal law.