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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Call for nomination: The Holberg Prize 2015

Call for nomination to the Holberg Prize 2015

The Holberg Board is inviting nominations for the Holberg Prize for
outstanding scholarly work in the academic fields of the arts and
humanities, social science, law and theology.

The Holberg Prize is awarded to scholars who have had a decisive
influence on international research. The Holberg Prize amounts to NOK
4,5 million (approximately $735,000*).

The nomination deadline is June 15 2014.

How to nominate?
Scholars holding positions at universities and other research
institutions, including academies, are entitled to nominate candidates
to the Holberg 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
The winner of the Holberg Prize 2015 will be announced in February
2015. The official award ceremony will take place in Bergen, Norway in
June 2015.

More information about how to nominate:

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Solveig
Stornes, Project Manager Holberg Prize:

Yours Sincerely,
Professor Sigmund Grønmo
Chair of The Holberg Board

* Currency rates may change. Present rates from January 2014.

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