## Seki-Takakazu Prize of the Mathematical Society of Japan

The

**Seki-Takakazu Prize**is awarded by the Mathematical Society of Japan for distinguished contributions to the mathematical community over a sustained period. It was first awarded in 1995.

**1995**Toyosaburo Taniguchi

40... in recognition of his financial support for the Taniguchi International Workshop overyears.

**1996**Friedrich Hirzebruch

... who has invited many Japanese mathematicians to the University of Bonn and the Max-Planck Institute.

**2006**The Japan-U.S. Mathematics Institute

1988... was founded in18by the Johns Hopkins Mathematics Department, with the cooperation of the Office of the President of Johns Hopkins University and members of the mathematical community of Japan. JAMI exists to further cooperation between the two countries in mathematical research through broadly based programs in Mathematics. It has organizedannual programs in widely ranging fields of mathematics, and the current program is "Recent Developments in Higher Dimensional Algebraic Geometry".

**2007**Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques