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Kyoto Prize at Oxford Live Stream

The ANU Japan Institute welcomes you to the live streaming of: 

Kyoto Prize at Oxford

Schedule as follows:

6.30-7.45pm Dr Tasuku Honjo is the 2016 Kyoto Prize Laureate for Basic Sciences, on Serendipities of Acquired Immunity

8.30-10.15pm Dr Martha Craven Nussbaum is the 2016 Kyoto Prize Laureate for Arts and Philosophy, on Aging, Stigma and Disgust

The lecture by the third laureate, Dr Takeo Kanade the Kyoto Prize Laureate for Technology,  Think like an Amateur, Do as an Expert takes place later in the evening and we will not be staying online to watch it.

The Kyoto Prize is an international award to honour those who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of humankind. The Prize is presented annually in each of the following three categories: Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences, and Arts and Philosophy.  The Kyoto Prize is a rich and prestigious prize awarded by the Inamori Foundation, founded in 1984 by Kazuo Inamori, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Kyocera Corporation.   This is the first time the award event has been held outside Japan and the US.  The ANU is able to connect in live as part of our connection with Oxford through the International Association of Research Universities.

We will also have the opportunity to ask questions of the speakers live.

Tea, coffee and a glass of wine will be available with some light snacks.  Feel free to bring your own dinner.

More information can be found on the Kyoto Prize at Oxford Website.

We hope you can attend.   Students welcome.

RSVP 12pm Wednesday 10 May

E samuel.bashfield@anu.edu.au T 6125 1169

Updated:  21 February, 2013/Responsible Officer:  JI Management Group/Page Contact:  Japan Institute