I am pleased to invite you to the 2nd annual international conference of the Japan Society for Afrasian Studies (JSAS).
It will be held at The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, on Saturday 27th July, 2019.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Enhancing Japan-Africa Connectivity,” and it is designed to match that of the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD): “Africa and Yokohama, Sharing Passion for the Future.” Come and listen, learn and share with us on the future of the cooperation between Africa and Asia in general, and Africa and Japan in particular.
1) Date: Saturday 27th July, 2019
2) Venue: The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus
3) Theme: Enhancing Japan-Africa Connectivity
4) Time schedule
9:30-12:00 Keynote session *Open to public
– Prof. Vick Ssali, President of JSAS / Aichi Gakuin University
– Prof. Scarlett Cornelissen, Stellenbosch University
– Prof. Kweku Ampiah, Leeds University
– Mr. Masaki Inaba, Japan Africa Forum
– Prof. Shinichi Takeuchi, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
– Prof. Jean-Claude Maswana, Ritsumeikan University, Vice-President of
13:00-17:30 Presentation sessions
18:00-20:00 Social Gathering
5) Participation fee
Keynote session: Free
Presentation session: 3000yen / student 1000yen *member student: free