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Athol Fugard at the 26th Praemium Imperiale Awards Ceremony

Athol Fugard at the 26th Praemium Imperiale Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday, October 15th, HIH Prince Hitachi, honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, presented the Praemium Imperiale Awards at a formal ceremony in Tokyo to this year’s Laureates; internationally renowned artists who have shown extraordinary achievements in the fields of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music, and Theater/Film. Among the five laureates was STIAS Fellow Athol … [Read more]

STIAS Fellow Paul Vlek awarded the 2014 World Agriculture Prize

STIAS Fellow Paul Vlek awarded the 2014 World Agriculture Prize

STIAS Fellow Paul Vlek, a world-renowned soil scientist from Bonn University, was recently awarded the 2014 World Agriculture Prize during ceremonies in Nanjing, Jiangsu province of China. The prize is awarded jointly by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences and Nanjing Agriculture University and in 2014 recognised “Paul … [Read more]