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Professor Keiko Torii awarded the 2021 Asahi Prize

Keiko Torii (Professor, University of Texas at Austin; Visiting Professor, ITbM, Nagoya University) receives the Asahi Prize for FY2021.

The Asahi Prize (Asahi Shō), established in 1929, is an award presented by the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun Foundation to honor individuals and groups that have made outstanding accomplishments in the fields of arts and academics and have greatly contributed to the development and progress of Japanese culture and society at large.

The Asahi Prize was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Asahi Shimbun. It is recognized today as one of the most authoritative private awards.

Professor Keiko Torii