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Historian and UNB Honorary Degree Recipient Wins Holberg International Memorial Prize

Author: Communications

Posted on Mar 17, 2010

Category: In the Media

Historian and UNB honorary degree recipient Natalie Zemon Davis has won the prestigious Holberg International Memorial Prize given by the Norwegian parliament.

Dr. Zemon Davis is a social history pioneer who has “given much to the world. But to Canada she have given one additional gift: the vision of a history made universal by its expansion to include all human beings and made whole by its embrace of all human experience.”(UNB Encaenia 2005 Citation)

Dr. Zemon Davis’ award is featured in the March 17 issue of the Globe and Mail, located at www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/a-rare-moment-of-recognition-for-a-pioneer-of-social-history/article1502810/