Timeline

Timeline
1984
Inamori Foundation established
Inamori Foundation established

Inamori Foundation established

1985
1st Inamori Grants Presentation Ceremony
1st Inamori Grants Presentation Ceremony

1st Inamori Grants Presentation Ceremony held
 
1st Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony held in the presence of Prince and Princess Mikasa (-1992)
and Queen Silvia of Sweden
The Special Commemorative Kyoto Prize awarded to the Nobel Foundation

1990
Laureates with Emperor and Empress
Laureates with Emperor and Empress

Kyoto Prize laureates granted audiences with the Emperor and Empress of Japan (-2003)

1993
Prince and Princess Takamado
Prince and Princess Takamado

Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony attended by
Prince and Princess Takamado (-2002)

1997
1st Seiwa Scholars Society
1st Seiwa Scholars Society

Research Grant recipients’ cross-disciplinary association, Seiwa Scholars Society, established

2001
Special Classes for High School Students
Special Classes for High School Students

“A Call for Leadership: The United States and Japan” conference held in Tokyo
 
Special Classes for High School Students by Kyoto Prize laureates held in Kyoto

2002
1st Kyoto Prize Symposium in San Diego
1st Kyoto Prize Symposium in San Diego

Kyoto Prize Symposium held in San Diego, California, U.S.A.
 
Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) co-established with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

2003
Inamori Fellows on AILA program
Inamori Fellows on AILA program

1st batch of Inamori Fellows sent to AILA (-2014)
 
Honorary President of the Inamori Foundation assumed by Princess Takamado
 
The Kyoto International Culture Forum “In Quest of Kokoro / Human Minds for This Planet” held with the Kyoto Prefectural Government and Kyoto University (-2007)

2004
Kyoto Prize 20th Anniversary Forum
Kyoto Prize 20th Anniversary Forum

1st CSIS Kyoto Forum held (-2009)
 
Kyoto Prize 20th Anniversary Forum held

2005
Inamori International Center established
Inamori International Center established

Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence established at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, U.S.A. with a donation from the Inamori Foundation
 
Forum for University Students held as an opportunity for direct dialogues with Kyoto Prize laureates

2006
Kyoto Prize Kids Event
Kyoto Prize Kids Event

Kids’ Event held as an interactive program for elementary or junior high school students and Kyoto Prize laureates

2007
Symposium by German Chancellor Merkel
Symposium by German Chancellor Merkel

Symposium commemorating German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to Japan co-sponsored with the Mainichi Newspapers

2008
Inamori Center at Kyoto University
Inamori Center at Kyoto University

1st Inamori Ethics Prize Ceremony held at Case Western Reserve University
 
Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyoto University
 
Support for Kokoro Research Center at Kyoto University
 
Activity of the Environment, Civilization and Ethics Research Association (-2010)

2009
Inamori Center at Kyushu University
Inamori Center at Kyushu University

Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyushu University

2011
INAMORI FOUNDATION

Inamori Foundation authorized as a public interest incorporated foundation
 
Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Grants issued

2012
OSIPP Course Presentation Ceremony
OSIPP Course Presentation Ceremony

Inamori Foundation Endowed Course “Global Public Ethics and Social Innovation” established at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University

2014
Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Lecture
Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Lecture

Lecture given by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to commemorate the Inamori Foundation’s 30th anniversary

Support for Kyoto Prize laureates’ Lectures in Kagoshima
 
1st KUIP (Kyoto University-Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium) held

2015
Kyoto Kokoro Initiative
Kyoto Kokoro Initiative

Support for Kyoto Kokoro Initiative at Kyoto University

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