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Toshiko Mori receives Asia Society 2024 Asia Arts Game Changer Award

Toshiko Mori, Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and founder and principal of Toshiko Mori Architect in New York City, has been named a recipient of the Asia Society 2024 Asia Arts Game Changer Award, in recognition of her significant contributions to contemporary art.

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William M. Tsutsui Receives 2024 Lisa Mighetto Distinguished Service Award

The Reischauer Institute congratulates William M. Tsutsui on receiving the 2024 Lisa Mighetto Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) for his "significant contributions to the development of ASEH as an organization." Currently the Chancellor and Professor of History of Ottowa University, Prof.

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Christina L. Davis awarded Foreign Minister’s Commendation by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

On Monday, March 25, Christina L. Davis, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics in the Department of Government and Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, was awarded by Foreign Minister’s Commendation by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, in a ceremony at the official residence of Consul General Kotaro Suzuki. She was recognized for "contribut[ing] to the promotion of Japan research in the U.S.

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Mary C. Brinton interviewed by South Korean newspaper "The Asia Business Daily"

Mary C. Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology and former Director of the Reischauer Institute, was interviewed by The Asia Business Daily, a South Korean newspaper, in an article discussing the issues of gender inequality and low birth rate.

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Brian Hurley, Asia Center Publications Author, recognized by Modern Japan History Association and Modern Language Association

The Reischauer Institute congratulates Brian Hurley, Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, who has been named one of three finalists for the Modern Japan History Association Book Prize, for Confluence and Conflict: Reading Transwar Japanese Literature and Thought, publishe

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