The Kawatake Award was established to commemorating the life and achievements of Dr. KAWATAKE Shigetoshi, the first Chairperson of the Society.
The award is presented annually by the selection committee to a member/members of the Society for exceptional achievements.
In this list, whenever possible, translations and romanizations of Japanese terms will be the same as those established in the Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan except “noh”, which is used more popularly.
The 54th, 2022
OKADA Fukiko Kishida Rio no geki sekai – [ — ] Ohsaka daigaku syuppankai
SUGAWA Wataru Sengo Nihon no Komyuniti shiatah – [ — ]Shunpu-sha
The 55th, 2023
IWAI Masami Kindai Hakata Kogyoshi – [ — ] Bunka shigen sha
OHSAKI Sayano Keimo-ki Itaria no engeki kaikaku – [ — ] Tokyo geijutsu daigaku syuppankai
The 53th, 2021
UMETADA Misa Edo no Mokuami -Zen-nin wo egaku – [ — ]Shunpu-sha
SAKURAGI Yoko Chugoku koten geino ronko – Gen-dai no youki-hi no monogatari wo chu-shin to shite [ — ]Kyuko shoin