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 €538,000/$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 work. 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: http://www.holbergprisen.no/en/nomination_2015.html
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Solveig Stornes, Project Manager Holberg Prize: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yours Sincerely, Professor Sigmund Grønmo
Chair of The Holberg Board
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Michael Cook (born in 1940) is a British historian and scholar of Islamic history. He is one of today’s leading experts on the history and religious thought of Islam.
Michael Cook is University Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.
Future Holberg Prize events:
03.06.2014: Holberg Prize Symposium
04.06.2014: Award Ceremony Holberg Prize
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