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 where the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford is pleased to host them.
We will be welcoming the 2017 Laureates to Oxford for a series of events which will take place on 8 and 9 May 2018.
Tuesday 8 May
- Dr Graham Farquhar (2017 Kyoto Prize Laureate for Basic Sciences): Adventures across disciplines: studying biophysics, and observing the shaping of policies
- Dr Takashi Mimura (2017 Kyoto Prize Laureate for Advanced Technology): My fifty years with the transistor
- Dr Richard Taruskin (2017 Kyoto Prize Laureate for Arts and Philosophy): How to win a Stalin Prize: Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet
For futher details and registration, please visit the Kyoto Prize at Oxford website.
Image: The 2017 Kyoto Prize Laureates