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.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the 2020 event has been postponed to 11-12 May 2021.
Watch Dr Tasuku Honjo speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.
Dr Kazuo Inamori speaking to an invited audience on the topic 'From a Society of Greed to a Society of Altruism' on 9th May 2017.
Dr Kazuo Inamori speaking to an invited audience on the topic 'From a Society of Greed to a Society of Altruism'.
Dr Inamori shares his thoughts on the philosophy behind the Kyoto Prize, and on the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.
Highlights from the 2016 Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony held in Kyoto, Japan, on 10th November.