The Kyoto Prize is an international award to honour those who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of humankind. The awards are held annually in November in Kyoto, Japan. The Laureates travel to Oxford in the following May for the Kyoto Prize at Oxford, hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.
The Blavatnik School of Government and the Inamori Foundation find a shared purpose in inspiring, educating and connecting individuals who strive for the greater good of society.
Watch the 2021 Laureate lectures on YouTube.
Watch Ariane Mnouchkine's Kyoto Prize lecture on a life in theatre.
Watch James Gunn's lecture on mapping the universe.
Watch the Kyoto Prize Laureates in conversation.
Watch Professor Ching Tang's Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021 lecture.
Watch a preview of Ariane Mnouchkine's Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021 lecture.