Professor Atsushi Tago of the Faculty of Political Science and Economics was awarded the 2019 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prize.
It recognizes the achievements of his research, “Expansion of Scientific Research in International Politics by Introducing the Perspective of Non-Hemipotent Countries.”
The JSPS Prize, which was established in 2004, is designed to recognize in the early stage, young researchers with creativity and excellent research capabilities who are expected to be active leaders in academic research in the future, thereby motivating and supporting the development of their research.
The selection was made by a strict judging committee composed of top-level researchers representing different fields, which determined the winners. This time, the award will be presented to 25 researchers showing well the characteristics of this award which covers all the fields from humanities, social sciences to natural sciences.
The award ceremony of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the Japan Academy’s Academic Encouragement Prize will be held at the Japan Academy (7-32, Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo) on February 18 (Tuesday), 2020.