Kosuke Tsuiki of the Institute for Research in Humanities bestowed Order of Academic Palms (26 October 2019)

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Associate Professor Kosuke Tsuiki of the Institute for Research in Humanities has been named Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Knight of the Order of Academic Palms) by the French ministry of education, receiving the honor at a ceremony held 26 October at the Consulate-General of France in Kyoto, located within l'Institut Français du Japon – Kansai.

The Order of Academic in Palms was originally established in 1808 by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte to honor distinguished academics and cultural and educational figures, including those involved in higher education. Previous Japanese honorees were selected for their contributions to French language education, the dissemination of French scholarly works in Japan, and the promotion of cultural exchange between Japan and France.

Associate Professor Tsuiki was recognized for his long-lasting contributions in promoting French culture in Japan.

Associate Professor Tsuiki being decorated with the Chevalier medal

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