Call for nomination: The Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012 and Nils Klim Prize 2012


The Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund invites nominations for the Holberg International Memorial Prize and for the Nils Klim Prize 2012

The Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012 which was established by the Norwegian Parliament in 2003, is awarded annually by the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund. The prize for 2011 is NOK 4.5 million.

The award ceremony takes place in Bergen in June 2012.

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.

Scholars holding positions at universities and other research institutions, including academies, are entitled to nominate candidates for the Prize. The letter of nomination should be written in English and state the reasons 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. The function of the nomination is to make the Holberg Prize Academic Committee aware of the candidate’s work. Joint nominations do not strengthen a candidacy.

The deadline for nominations to Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012 is 15 September 2011.

 

Read moreThe Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012.
Online nomination form.

Call for nomination: Nils Klim Prize 2012

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, either within one of these fields or through interdisciplinary work. Particular importance will be attached to the researcher’s originality and innovative ability. It should also be considered whether the research contribution in question appears as particularly outstanding or promising in light of the researcher’s age, the nature of the research project and the research traditions in the academic field in question.

Candidates must be under the age of 35 on 15 September 2011, the closing date for nominations.

The prize, which was established by the Norwegian Parliament in 2003, is awarded annually by the Board of the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund. The Board will award the prize on the basis of the recommendation from the Nils Klim Prize Academic Committee. The prize for 2011 is NOK 250,000. The winner of the prize will be announced in March 2012, and the award ceremony will take place in Bergen in June 2012.

Scholars holding a senior position at universities and other research institutions within the above mentioned academic fields are entitled to nominate candidates for the Nils Klim Prize. The letter of nomination must be written in English and state the reasons for the nomination (3 to 5 pages). The letter should also contain a CV for the candidate including list of publication and copies of his/hers doctoral thesis and another significant publication. The letter should also suggest referees who know the researcher and his/her work.

The deadline for nomination to Nils Klim Prize 2012 is 15 September 2011.

Read more about Nils Klim Prize 2012.
Online nomination form.

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