Call for nomination: The Holberg International Memorial Prize 2014
The Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund invites nominations for the Holberg International Memorial Prize for outstanding scholarly work in the academic fields of the arts and humanities, social science, law and theology.
The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to a Nordic researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to research in the arts and humanities, social science, law or theology. The Prize for 2014 amounts to 250,000 NOK (approximately 34 000 EUR / 43 000 USD *).
Candidates must be under the age of 35 on 15 June 2013, the closing date for nominations. Read more
The Prize, which was established by the Norwegian Parliament in 2003, is awarded annually by the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund. The Prize for 2014 amounts to 4.5 million NOK (approximately 610 000 EUR / 790 000 USD *).
The winner of the 2014 Holberg International Memorial Prize will be announced in February 2014, and the award ceremony will take place in Bergen, Norway in June 2014.
The prize is awarded to scholars who have made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social science, law or theology, either within these fields or through interdisciplinary work. The prizewinner must have had a decisive influence on international research.
The Board of the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund awards the prize at the recommendation of the Holberg Prize Academic Committee. The function of the nomination is to make the Committee aware of the candidate’s work.
Scholars holding positions at universities and other research institutions, including academies, are entitled to nominate candidates to the Prize. The letter of nomination should be written in English and state the reason for the nomination in 2 to 3 pages. The nomination should also include the candidate’s CV and suggest referees who know the scholar’s work. If the included files are exceeding 50 MB, please contact the Secretariat.
The Committee particularly encourages nomination of established scholars below the age of seventy. Joint nominations do not strengthen a candidacy.
Nominations are strictly confidential. They should not be disclosed to the nominee or to others at any time.
Deadline for nomination was June 16 2013.
For further information on nomination to Holberg International Memorial Prize, please contact:
Solveig Stornes, Project Manager Holberg Prize
Tel: +47 55 58 69 92
*Currency rates may change. Present rates from December 2012.
Holbergs internasjonale minnepris deles ut for fremragende vitenskapelig arbeid innen fagområdene humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap, juss og teologi. Prisen er på 4.5 millioner norske kroner.