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July 05, 2013

[SSJ: 8150] Bunka-cho award to Ted Bestor

From: David H. Slater
Date: 2013/07/05

I am passing on some great news. Ted Bestor, Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Harvard University, has just been recognized by the Japanese Agency of Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho). The official English translation of the award is "Commissioner's Award for the Promotion of Japanese Culture Overseas."

Here is the notice of award recipients.
http://www.bunka.go.jp/ima/press_release/pdf/chokan_hyo
sho_130626.pdf

Here is a Japan Times article, with picture no less.
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/30/national/cu
ltural-agency-doles-out-awards-to-those-promoting-japan
/#.UdQTYMsaySN

Congratulations, Ted.


dhs

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David H. Slater, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute of Comparative Culture Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology Faculty of Liberal Arts, Graduate Program in Japanese Studies Sophia University, Tokyo

Approved by ssjmod at July 5, 2013 11:04 AM