Videos of Nobel Prize lectures in literature

The Nobel Prize laureates are required “to give a lecture on a subject connected with the work for which the prize has been awarded according to the Nobel Foundation statutes. The lecture should be given before, or no later than six months after, the Nobel Prize award ceremony, which takes place in Stockholm or, in the case of the peace prize, in Oslo on 10 December.

Videos of Nobel Prize lectures in literature

2020

Writing
Nobel Prize lecture by Abdulrazak Gurnah

2019

Nobel Prize lecture by Peter Handke

2018

Czuły narrator (The Tender Narrator)
Nobel Prize lecture by Olga Tokarczuk

2017

My Twentieth Century Evening – and Other Small Breakthroughs
Nobel Prize lecture by Kazuo Ishiguro

2016

Nobel Prize lecture by Bob Dylan

2015

On the Battle Lost
Nobel Prize lecture by Svetlana Alexievich

2014

Nobel Prize lecture by Patrick Modiano

2013

Alice Munro: In her Own Words
The 2013 Nobel Prize lecture in literature was replaced by a pre-recorded video conversation with the laureate

2012

Storytellers
Nobel Prize lecture by Mo Yan

2011

A Programme of Texts by Tomas Tranströmer
Nobel Prize lecture for Tomas Tranströmer

2010

Elogio de la lectura y la ficción (In Praise of Reading and Fiction)
Nobel Prize lecture by Mario Vargas Llosa

2009

Jedes Wort weiß etwas vom Teufelskreis (Every word knows something of a vicious circle)
Nobel Prize lecture by Herta Müller

2008

Dans la forêt des paradoxes (In the forest of paradoxes)
Nobel Prize lecture by Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

2007

On not winning the Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize lecture by Doris Lessing

2006

Babamın bavulu (My Father’s Suitcase)
Nobel Prize lecture by Orhan Pamuk

2005

Art, Truth & Politics
Nobel Prize lecture by Harold Pinter

2004

Sidelined
Nobel Prize lecture by Elfriede Jelinek

2003

He and His Man
Nobel Prize lecture by J. M. Coetzee

2002

Heureka!
Nobel Prize lecture by Imre Kertész

2001

Two Worlds
Nobel Prize lecture by V. S. Naipaul

2000

The Case for Literature
Nobel Prize lecture by Gao Xingjian

 

Links to more lectures with Nobel Prize laureates:
Lectures with Nobel Prize laureates in Physics
Lectures with Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry
Lectures with Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine
Lectures with Nobel Prize laureates in Literature
Lectures with Nobel Peace Prize laureates
Lectures with laureates in economic sciences