Holberg Prize Laureates
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.
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.
The Holberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the British historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner.
Holberg Prize 2014 is awarded to the British historian and scholar of Islamic history, Michael Cook.
The Holberg Prize 2013 was awarded to the French anthropologist and sociologist Bruno Latour.
The Holberg Prize 2012 was awarded to the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells.
The Holberg International Memorial Prize of 2011 was awarded to Professor of History, Jürgen Kocka.
The Holberg Prize 2010 was awarded to the Canadian historian Natalie Zemon Davis.
The Holberg Prize 2009 was awarded to the Canadian philosopher Ian Hacking.
The Holberg Prize 2008 was awarded to the American literary and cultural theorist Fredric R. Jameson.
The Holberg Prize 2007 was awarded to the American philosopher and scholar of constitutional law Ronald Dworkin.
The Holberg Prize 2006 was awarded to the Israeli sociologist Shmuel N. Eisenstadt.
The Holberg Prize 2005 was awarded to the German philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas.
The Holberg Prize 2004 was awarded to the Bulgarian-French psychoanalyst and philosopher Julia Kristeva.