Professor Takehiko Kariya wins Book Prize

a portrait of Professor Takehiko Kariya

Professor Takehiko Kariya wins Book Prize

5 November 2020

Professor Takehiko Kariya, Professor in the Sociology of Japanese Society, has won the Humanities and Social Sciences Prize of the 74th Mainichi Shuppan Bunka Sho (The Mainichi Publication Culture Prize), for his book  (Who killed Japan’s Modernity? What Comes after ‘Catch-Up’?). It is the prize that celebrates each year the best book published in the field of humanities and social sciences in Japan.

The College Warden, Professor Roger Goodman, commented: 'This is fantastic and very well-deserved news on which many congratulations.'

The announcement of the rize in the Mainichi Newspaper can be found by following PDF icon this link

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