Laureates' Commemorative Lecture Videos Available
Kyoto Prize is an international award of Japanese origin, presented to individuals who have made a significant contribution to "the development of science and civilization" and "the enrichment of the human spirit." Kazuo Inamori founded the Inamori Foundation in 1984 based on his life philosophy, and the first prize was awarded in 1985.
In the Commemorative Lectures, you can learn about the laureates' research and achievements as well as their personalities, including their perspectives on life, value and ideas. We welcome you to watch and enjoy their lectures.
Andrew Chi-Chih Yao / Computer Scientist
Pioneering Contributions to a New Theory of Computation and Communication and a Fundamental Theory for Its Security
Robert G. Roeder / Biochemist and Molecular Biologist
Discovery of the Principle of Gene Transcription Mechanisms in Eukaryotes
Bruno Latour / Philosopher
Radically Re-examining “Modernity” by Developing a Philosophy that Focuses on Interactions Between Technoscience and Social Structure