Speeches & Writings



May 29, 2008

Speech for ASEAN COST+3 : New Energy Forum for Sustainable Environment

Feb 19, 2008

Opening address for Inauguration for iCeMS


Dec 21, 2007

Welcome Speech for Kyoto University Reception for International Visiting Academics

Nov 26, 2007

An opening remark for the Kyoto International Conference on "The Evolutionary Dynamics of Business Groups in Emerging Economies."

Nov 12, 2007

Dr. Jane Goodall awarded honorary doctorate of Kyoto University

Nov 8, 2007

AWI Welcome Address

June 20, 2007

Welcome speech for newly enrolled foreign students

May 30, 2007

International Symposium: Circular Economy and Sustainable Society

May 29, 2007

Speech for Presidents Open Forum APRU 11th ANNUAL PRESIDENTS MEETING


Oct 2, 2006

17th International Spin Physics Symposium

Sep 25, 2006

Welcome Address for POPs Workshop, September 25th, 2006

Sep 9, 2006

- Global Innovation Ecosystem - International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability 2006 -

May 15, 2006

Welcome Party for Newly Enrolled International Students

Mar 17, 2006

Speech on the Cooperation Agreement between Kyoto University and the Indonesian Institute of Science

Feb 2, 2006

Opening Remarks on the Conference to Celebrate the Start of IR3S

Feb 1, 2006

Reception for the Japan-UK Higher Education Programme of Collaboration to Kyoto University Today hosted by the President

Jan 31, 2006

The Welcome Party for International Researchers


Nov 22-25, 2005

Report on Bangkok Visit

Oct. 8-10, 2005 8-10 October, 2005, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China

Oct 6, 2005

Speech at the Symposium on FRONTIER SCIENCES

Aug 31, 2005

Opening remarks at the APRU/AEARU Research Symposium on "Earthquake Hazards around the Pacific Rim" - Prediction and Disaster Prevention -

Jul 29, 2005

Speech on the Agreement of Cooperation between Kyoto University and the United Nations University

Jun 1, 2005

Speech at the Welcome Party for Newly Enrolled International Students

Jan 27-29, 2005

KYOTO UNIVERSITY-NUS INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM "Regulation of cell fate and cell function"


Oct 6-9, 2004

Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU ) General Meeting and Board of Directors (report )

Aug 6, 2004

3rd Conference of Directors of Japanease and Chinese Universities

Jul 26, 2004

The Opening Ceremony of the 16th International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols

Jul 14-18, 2004

Bandung Summer School Attendance

Apr 22, 2004

Report on Attendance at the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU )

Mar 17, 2004

Aquaporin Water Channels - from Atomic Structure to Clinical Medicine

Mar 6, 2004

Speech at the First HOPE International Workshop

Feb 3, 2004

Conferral of honorary Degree of Doctor of Kyoto University to Dr.Lionel W. McKenzie

Jan 23, 2004

For the Memorial Meeting for the Establishment of the UNESCO-Kyoto University-ICL UNITWIN Cooperation Programme Headquarters