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Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012: Manuel Castells

Holberg International Memorial Prize 2012: Manuel Castells
Holberg Prisen
December 2012
Photo: Holbergprisen / Marit Hommedal / Scanpix

Professor Emeritus and sociologist Manuel Castells was the recipient of the 2012 Holberg Inernational Memorial Prize, awarded annually for outstanding scholarly work in the fields of the arts and the humanities, social sciences, law and theology. Castells' work on the underlying power structures of the city and new information and media technologies have helped to shape an understanding of the social and political dynamics of urban and global economies in a network society.