【Video Recordings Available】Kyoto Prize at Oxford in the UK to Be Held Online

Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2020, which was postponed last Spring due to the spread of a new coronavirus infection, will be held online as the Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021 and distributed from the University of Oxford.

2019 Kyoto Prize Laureates

The events will offer public lectures by the 2019 Kyoto Prize laureates, each followed by opportunities for Q&A respectively.

The three laureates will participate in a live panel discussion with Prof. Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, as moderator.

Event Outline

Public Lectures

Ching W. Tang (2019 laureate in Advanced Technology)
May 11 10:00- (BST) / 18:00- (JST)
James Gunn (2019 laureate in Basic Sciences)
May 11 14:30- (BST) / 22:30- (JST)
Ariane Mnouchkine (2019 laureate in Arts and Philosophy)
May 11 17:00- (BST) / May 12 1:00- (JST)

Laureates’ Panel Discussion

Ching W. Tang, James Gunn, Ariane Mnouchkine and Ngaire Woods (Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government)
May 11 12:00- (BST) / 20:00- (JST)
*Programs distributed in English.
Participation is free (advance registration requested). We welcome you to join us online!

*Registration is closed.

*Video recordings of the public lectures, Q&As and panel discussion are available on the YouTube channel of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford! (Updated on May 12)

*As part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021, live conversation with Ariane Mnouchkine and Katie Mitchell, a British leading theatre director, was also offered online and is available on YouTube channel of The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)!


Previews and introduction of the 2019 Kyoto Prize laureates and their public lectures

Kyoto Prize at Oxford began in 2017 with the partnership of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. Aiming to amplify the awareness of Kyoto Prize in the United Kingdom and Europe, the laureates are invited to Oxford in the following May for the Kyoto Prize at Oxford and participate in a series of intellectually stimulating events, including laureates’ panel discussion and public lectures.
*Photos are from the 2019 Kyoto Prize Week and Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2019.

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