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Awarded Prizes

Dr. Keisuke Iwata (JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow/ILCAA) was awarded the Best Paper Award of the Society of Inner Asian Studies

Dr. Keisuke Iwata (JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow/ILCAA) was awarded the Best Paper Award of the Society of Inner Asian Studies for his paper "The Qing's Policy Concerning the League-Banner System for Qinghai Mongol: Based on Pasture Demarcation in the First Half of the Eighteenth Century" (Inner Asian Studies, vol.34: 73–94).
This award aims to recognize outstanding paper in the field of inner Asian history. The award ceremony was held at 2019 Annual meeting of the Society of Inner Asian Studies on November 9th, 2019 at Tohoku University.



Minami Ryukyu Miyako go Irabujima Hougen (The Irabu Dialect, a Southern Ryukyuan Language) was awarded the 47th Kindaichi Memorial Prize


Minami Ryukyu Miyako go Irabujima Hougen (The Irabu Dialect, a Southern Ryukyuan Language) by Michinori Shimoji (Kyushu University, ILCAA Joint Researcher, ex-Research Associate of LingDy) was awarded the 47th Kindaichi Memorial Prize.
It is the first volume of the series "Descriptive Grammars", published first from ILCAA, through the project LingDy, and subsequently published commercially from Kurosio Publishers.
Kindaichi Memorial Prize is awarded once a year to outstanding research and achievements in linguistics and related studies by the Kindaichi Memorial Prize Committee since 1973.



Assistant Professor Keita Kurabe was awarded with the Best Paper Award of the Linguistic Society of Japan (2019)

Assistant Professor Keita Kurabe was awarded with the Best Paper Award of the Linguistic Society of Japan (2019) for his paper “Deaspiration and the Laryngeal Specification of Fricatives in Jinghpaw”. (Please refer to the Linguistic Society of Japan's website)
The purpose of this award is to support outstanding papers. The award ceremony will be held at the 159th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan on November 17th, 2019, at Nagoya Gakuin University.



Dr. Hermann Gundert Endowment Award for Japanese-Malayalam Dictionary

The Dr. Hermann Gundert Endowment Award 2018-2019 was presented to Dr. K.P.P. Nambiar for his work entitled Japanese-Malayalam Dictionary on June 20 2019 by the Dravidian Linguistic Association of India, at the occasion of the 47th All India Conference of Dravidian Linguists (AICDL) held at the Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, India. This award is for the Best Dictionary in Dravidian Languages.
Japanese-Malayalam Dictionary authored by Dr. Nambiar and published by the State Institute of Languages (Government of Kerala) in March 2019 is a book format version of the Electronic Japanese-Malayalam Dictionary developed by the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA) under the direction of Professors Jun Takashima and Makoto Minegishi. This dictionary with more than 53,000 headwords containing modern vocabulay is the first full-fledged dictionary from Japanese to one of the major Dravidian languages, will be of great help for both Malayali and Japanese People to study each other’s language.

https://www.aa-ken.jp/edic/jmd/














Research Associate Hayato Aoi was awarded with the Best Presentation Award of the 157th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan


Photo by The Linguistic Society of Japan

Research Associate Hayato Aoi received the Best Presentation Award of the 157th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan for his presentation, “Plosives in Okinawa-Ie Ryukyuan”.
The purpose of this award is to support outstanding presentations and poster sessions. The Linguistic Society of Japan held an award ceremony at the 158th meeting on June 23, 2019 in Hitotsubashi University.




Associate Professor Norikazu Kogura wins the 46th Kindaichi Memorial Prize

Associate Professor, Norikazu Kogura, has been awarded the 46th Kindaichi Memorial Prize for his book “A study on the modality system in Sibe”.
This award aims to recognize outstanding research and achievements in the fields of language and culture, and has been awarded once a year by the Kindaichi Memorial Prize Committee since 1973.

The award ceremony was held on December 16, 2018.






Assistant Professor Keita Kurabe was awarded with the Best Presentation Award of the 156th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan

Assistant Professor Keita Kurabe received the Best Presentation Award of the 156th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan for his presentation, “The syllabicity of the word-initial nasal in Jinghpaw”.
The purpose of this award is to support outstanding presentations and poster sessions.
The Linguistic Society of Japan held an award ceremony at the 157th meeting on November 18, 2018 in Kyoto University.


Research Associate Hayato Aoi was awarded with Nakasone Seizen kenkyu shorei sho (Nakasone Seizen Research Encouragement Award) in the fiscal year 2018

Research Associate Hayato Aoi received Nakasone Seizen kenkyu shorei sho (Nakasone Seizen Research Encouragement Award) in the fiscal year 2018.
Okinawa Center of Language Study awards it with the purpose of training young Ryukyuan language researchers.



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