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Bruno Latour Holberg Prize Awarded In 2013

Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour

Award Name : Holberg Prize

Year of Award : 2013

Award for : Social sciences

Location : Paris, Île-de-France, France


Bruno Latour (born 22 June 1947) is a French philosopher, anthropologist and sociologist of science.He is especially known for his work in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS).After teaching at the École des Mines de Paris from 1982 to 2006, he is now Professor at Sciences Po Paris (2006),where he is the scientific director of the Sciences Po Medialab. He is also a Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics.In 2013 he won the Holberg Prize for having undertaken an ambitious analysis and reinterpretation of modernity, and challenged fundamental concepts such as the distinction between modern and pre-modern, nature and society, human and non-human