Sigmund-Freud-Preis

The »Sigmund-Freud-Preis für wissenschaftliche Prosa« (Prize for Academic Prose) was first awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature in 1964.
It is granted to scholars who publish in German and contribute decisively to the development of language usage in their fields of study through excellent linguistic style.
The »Freud-Preis« is sponsored by the HSE Foundation and is awarded annually at the autumn conference of the German Academy in Darmstadt.
The prize has been endowed with €20,000 since 2013.

Prize Winner 2017

Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger is awarded the »Sigmund-Freud-Preis für wissenschaftliche Prosa« 2017. The prize giving ceremony will take place in Darmstadt on October, 28.

Awardees

Ralf Dahrendorf

Ralf DahrendorfRalf Dahrendorf

Sociologist, Political scientist and Publicist
Born 1/5/1929
Deceased 17/6/2009

Sigmund-Freud-Preis 1989
Laudatory Address by Jürgen Habermas
Acceptance Speech by Ralf Dahrendorf
Diploma

Unverwechselbarkeit des Stils verbindet sich bei ihm mit der Triftigkeit des Arguments.

Jury members
Juryvorsitz: Präsident Herbert Heckmann
Vizepräsidenten Walter Helmut Fritz, Hans-Martin Gauger, Hartmut von Hentig, Beisitzer Georg Hensel, Ivan Nagel, Lea Ritter-Santini, Guntram Vesper, Peter Wapnewski, Hans Wollschläger, Ehrenpräsident Dolf Sternberger