Expert on Islamic history and religious thinking, Michael Cook, received the scientific award at a ceremony in Haakon's Hall in Bergen today. Prior to the ceremony, Crown Prince Haakon received Laureate audience in Bergen Fortress.
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The Holberg Prize is awarded annually for outstanding scholarly work in the humanities , social sciences, law and theology. The price is 4.5 million kroner.