Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012: Sociologist Manuel Castells

Holberg Prize laureate 2012 Manuel Castells. Photo: Maggie Smith
Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012 is awarded to Manuel Castells.

From the Citation of the Holberg Prize Academic Committee:
"Manuel Castells is the leading sociologist of the city and new information and media technologies. His ideas and writings have shaped our understanding of the political dynamics of urban and global economies in the network society."

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  1. The Holberg International Memorial Prize, commonly known Urn as the Holberg Prize, was established in 2003 by the government of Norway with the objective of increasing awareness of the value of academic scholarship within the arts,