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PRIO Global Fellow Atsushi Tago has won a JSPS Prize 2019 for his work on “Expansion of the Research Frontiers of the Scientific Study of World Politics from the Perspectives of Non-hegemonic States”. The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science established the JSPS Prize in 2004 and usually select 25 scholars each year.

The award ceremony will take place in February. Fumihito, Crown Prince Akishino will be in attendance to recognize the winners.

Atsushi Tago Professor of International Relations at the School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University and has been a PRIO Global Fellow since 2017.

From the JSPS website: “The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), or Gakushin for short, is an independent administrative institution, established by way of a national law for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. JSPS plays a pivotal role in the administration of a wide spectrum of Japan's scientific and academic programms.”

PRIO congratulates our colleague on this award and honor!