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The Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced at 8pm on the 10th of Japan time. Last year we received a series of scandals from the Swedish academy to select ...

Nobel Prize for Literature To be announced last year for two years, October 10, 19:25

The Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced at 8pm on the 10th of Japan time. Last year, the award winners for the last two years were announced because the announcement was postponed following a series of scandals at the Swedish Academy.

Last year's Nobel Prize in Literature was a husband of the Swedish Academy's selection committee, and sexual violence and sexual harassment issues by men who are said to have a strong influence on the literary world have emerged. Internal conflicts intensified, including six resignations.

In response to this situation, last year's Nobel Prize in Literature was postponed, saying that it took time to restore the Academy's trust.

According to the academy, the Nobel Prize winners have not been announced seven times in the past due to wars and other reasons, but it is unusual to forgo the announcement due to the confusion stemming from the sexual harassment issue.

In March, the Nobel Foundation, which operates the Nobel Prize, reviewed the rules for the selection committee where the selection academy was a lifetime system and promoted new selections, and for several years, five experts As a series of reforms, such as giving advice, can be evaluated, Koto reveals his policy to announce as usual. In addition, last year's winners will be announced together with last year's.

Source: nhk

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