Kyoto Prize at Oxford

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.

Laureates

Andrew Chi-Chih Yao
Andrew Chi-Chih Yao
Computer scientist
Robert G Roeder
Robert G Roeder
Biochemist and molecular biologist
Bruno Latour
Bruno Latour
Philosopher

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Joan Jonas: 1968 to the present
Lecture: Joan Jonas: 1968 to the present (English)

Watch Joan Jonas speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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Lecture: Illuminating the brain - Karl Deisseroth (English)
Lecture: Illuminating the brain - Karl Deisseroth (English)

Watch Dr Karl Deisseroth speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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Lecture: Fifty years with algebraic analysis - Masaki Kashiwara (English)
Lecture: Fifty years with algebraic analysis - Masaki Kashiwara (English)

Watch Dr Masaki Kashiwara speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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Lecture: Fifty years with algebraic analysis - Masaki Kashiwara (Japanese)
Lecture: Fifty years with algebraic analysis - Masaki Kashiwara (Japanese)

Watch Dr Masaki Kashiwara speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2018 highlights
Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2018 highlights

Highlights from the Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2018.

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