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Public Lectures

These lectures held to address society’s diversifying scientific and academic needs while familiarizing a wide spectrum of people with the activities of the Japan Academy. For this purpose, members of the Academy deliver lectures twice a year, in the spring and fall. The spring lecture meetings are held throughout Japan, whereas the fall meetings are held at the Japan Academy in Ueno Park. Under a common theme, researchers of various fields present their work at these meetings in a manner that can be easily understood by the general public.

Date / place Lecturers / titles
64th Public Lecture
May 21, 2016
Kindai University, Hiroshima Campus
Dr. TONO, Haruyuki:
"On the country name of Japan"
Dr. ŌMURA, Satoshi:
"Microbial gifts to improve human health and welfare"
63rd Public Lecture
October 24, 2015
Japan Academy
Dr. NEGISHI, Takashi:
“Walras's Oak (Chêne)”
Dr. KISHIMOTO, Tadamitsu:
“A New Era for the Treatment of Incurable Immune Disorders”
62nd Public Lecture
May 23, 2015
Yamagata University
Dr. KOYAMA, Sadao:
“The 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta : Magna Carta and its Myth”
Dr. TSUNEWAKI, Koichiro:
“Search for maternal lineage of wheat”
61st Public Lecture
October 25, 2014
Japan Academy
Dr. AOYAGI, Masanori:
"Forty Years Archaeological Excavation in Italy"
Dr. NOYORI, Ryoji:
"Science and Technology for Future Society"

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