IIST e-Magazine No.0277
30, March, 2018
The Nobel Prize in Literature Today
Ishiguro's Success and the Japanese
Cultural News Section
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. Thrilled at the success of the Japanese-born laureate, the Japanese public has rushed to embrace him. The award is very much in the media spotlight these days, due not least to the selection of Bob Dylan as a laureate. Here I look at the Nobel Prize in Literature today and its connection to Japan.
Knowledge and Enthusiasm are the Key
Kyushu Promotional Tour 2017* (2)
CEO, Tonoloop Networks Inc.
The Kyushu Promotional Tour 2017 was organized by IIST in conjunction with the Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry with the aim of boosting the number of foreign tourists visiting Kyushu. Tom Vincent took part in the tour as an advisor, and here we present his second part of the report.
* Articles are written by METI officials and specialists, economists, journalists, and experts in various fields.
It should be noted, however, that views expressed do not represent the official position of the Japanese government or of IIST.