Nobel Prize 2022

Nobel Prize: Thomas Hardy lost to Tagore, Tarashankar to Neruda

As the Nobel Prize authorities recently declassified the list of nominees and nominators for the for the Nobel Prize of several years, a wealth of information tumbled out.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Annie Ernaux delivers her Nobel Prize lecture

What came to me spontaneously was the clamour of a language which conveyed anger and derision, even crudeness; a language of excess, insurgent, often used by the humiliated and the offended as their only response to the memory of others’ contempt, of shame, and shame at feeling shame.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Nobel Prize: Thomas Hardy lost to Tagore, Tarashankar to Neruda

As the Nobel Prize authorities recently declassified the list of nominees and nominators for the for the Nobel Prize of several years, a wealth of information tumbled out.

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

Five interesting facts about the Nobel prize

Since 1901, the Nobel prizes have been awarded to men, women and organisations for work that has led to great advances for mankind. Here are five interesting facts to know about the prizes and their creator.

February 2, 2022
February 2, 2022

Who are the nominees for 2022 Nobel Peace Prize?

Many of the names believed to have been put forth this year have been in the running for several years, including Pope Francis, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, and David Attenborough, who has been nominated together with UN biodiversity experts. Being nominated for a prize is however in no way a sign of approval by the Nobel committee.