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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Dr Martha Craven Nussbaum
Lecture: Dr Martha Craven Nussbaum: Aging, Stigma, and Disgust

Watch Dr Martha Craven Nussbaum speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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Lecture: Dr Tasuku Honjo: Serendipities of Acquired Immunity
Lecture: Dr Tasuku Honjo: Serendipities of Acquired Immunity

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

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Dr Kazuo Inamori
Lecture: Dr Kazuo Inamori (English language)

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.

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Dr Kazuo Inamori
Lecture: Dr Kazuo Inamori (Japanese language)

Dr Kazuo Inamori speaking to an invited audience on the topic 'From a Society of Greed to a Society of Altruism'.

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