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24/03/2017
2016AY List of Preliminary Doctoral Thesis and Doctoral Thesis in Division of African Area Studies
23/03/2017
Announcement to new students in 2017AY
14/03/2017
New Publication: African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light of Global Prescriptions (edited by Yntiso Gebre, Itaru Ohta and Motoji Matsuda).
17/02/2017
Notice: There will be lecture by Shirato, K (Visiting Associate Professor) on 31st March at Ritsumeikan University.
08/02/2017
News: “Overseas Crisis Management Simulation” was held
31/01/2017
Update: List of fieldworks (place, period, & report) by graduate students (FY 2016) (in Japanese only but English reports available)
28/01/2017
Award: Seera Georgina (Division of African Area Studies) received GSS best poster award
23/01/2017
Publication: Integrated Area Studies Information Magazine vol. 163 (in Japanese only)
18/01/2017
News: “Young Scholars International Workshop on Transdisciplinary Approaches to Asian and African Area Studies 2017” was held
13/01/2017
Fieldwork report: T. Otani for Uganda
12/01/2017
Fieldwork report: R. Abe for Tanzania
11/01/2017
Fieldwork report: R. Tara for Tanzania
06/01/2017
New Home Page: Center for On-Site Education and Research (COSER), ASAFAS, Kyoto University
15/12/2016
Dispatch Report: Ichino, S, Maruyama, J & Sonoda, K
21/11/2016
Award: Shuich Oyama received the 16th Human Geographical Society of Japan (academic book part) award
05/11/2016
News: First meeting for Kyoto University women students from Africa was held
14/10/2016
Award: Toda, M’s (ex-student) book Ekkyo-suru Shougaisha received Ars Vivendi Encouragement Prize “Special Jury Prize”
28/08/2016
Notice: 16 DAAS students up to now have conducted field work at: Tanzania (4 students), Uganda (3), Senegal (1), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1), Cameroon (1), Botswana (1), Mozambique (1), Madagascar (1), Benin (1)
12/08/2016
News: “Human Evolution Bed” (Zamma, K; Research Fellow, Division of African Area Studies) is receiving media coverage both in Japan and abroad
12/08/2016
News: “Human Evolution Bed”, jointly developed by Zamma, K (Research Fellow, Division of African Area Studies) and traditional bedding supplier IWARA in Kyoto, is now on view at Shinjuku, Tokyo.
09/08/2016
Notice: DAAS students in 2016AY are conducting field research in various African countries with the support of Center for On-Site Education and Research, Integrated Area Studies Unit Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary, Kyoto University
06/08/2016
Fieldwork Report: Kawamata, K for Ethiopia
05/08/2016
Fieldwork Report: Hori, K for Uganda
02/08/2016
Fieldwork Report: Sugiyama, Y for Botswana
02/08/2016
Fieldwork Report: Horitaka, M for Senegal
30/07/2016
News: Column on Tanaka, T’s (Researcher, Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University, ex-student of DAAS) research in Ethiopia is published in Asahi Shinbun GLOBE (Japanese only)
28/07/2016
News: Kick-off ceremony “Interdisciplinary Unit for African Studies” (14 July 2016) is updated in the Kyoto University’s website
20/07/2016
Notice: CAAS is now accepting applications the 7th African Studies Publication Program (“Africa kenkyu shuppan josei“)
15/07/2016
News:Kyoto University launched “Interdisciplinary Unit for African Studies”
24/06/2016
Award: Dr. Fujita, T (DAAS alumnus) won the 20th Kira Award at the Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Tropical Ecology
23/06/2016
News: “Safety Lecture Class” (DAAS) was held for the first year students.
18/06/2016
Award: Yoshizumi, M won the best presentation award for her presentation “Positive Social Life Devised by Persons with Physical Disabilities: Case Study of the Samburu in Northern Kenya” at the 25th Congress of the Japan Association for Nilo-Ethiopian Studies, the Japan Association for Nilo-Ethiopian Studies
10/06/2016
Publication: “For Safe Fieldwork in Africa: Tanzania”
03/06/2016
News: DAAS members have been conducting studies in 31 countries. List of publications for each country has updated (Japanese only)
01/06/2016
News: We cooked and enjoyed African dishes at an annual event, “Let’s eat Africa!” (the event was held as a part of ILAS seminar for undergraduate students supported by DAAS students)
28/05/2016
Notice (new home page): Support for Child and Aged Care
18/04/2016
Notice: “Center for On-Site Education and Research”, which supports fieldworks of ASAFAS (DAAS) students, has enhanced its function and became “Center for On-Site Education and Research, Integrated Area Studies Unit Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary”
01/04/2016
Uploaded New Staff Information (Prof. Takahashi, Kaneko and Sato)
25/03/2016
Uploaded titles of Doctoral Dissertation and Pre-doctoral Thesis AY 2015
14/03/2016
New Post: Fieldwork report for Shibata, A. for Namibia
11/03/2016
New Post: Fieldwork report for Tara, R. for Tanzania
09/03/2016
Publication: What Colonialism Ignored
07/03/2016
New Post: Fieldwork report of Ikebe, T. for Senegal
29/02/2016
New Post: Fieldwork report of Otani, T. for Uganda
20/02/2016
New Post: Fieldwork report of Otani, Y. for Kenya
01/02/2016
New Post Fieldwork Report of Sekino, A. for Cameroon
25/01/2016
Publication: African Study Monographs Vol.36 (3)
22/01/2016
New Post Fieldwork Report of Abe, R. for Tanzania
18/01/2016
Submit all necessary documents for field work at least three weeks before departure [Division Announcement]
05/01/2016
Notice: Kyoto University Center for African Area Studies (CAAS) to hold African Potentials 2016: International Symposium on Conflict Resolution and Coexistence on January 23 and 24
09/12/2015
New Post: Dr. Jiro Tanaka (Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University) was featured in the “Hito” (People) column in The Mainichi [newspaper].
12/11/2015
New Post: German Radio Station Deutsche Welle’s interview with Dr. Masayoshi Shigeta (Professor, CAAS)
06/11/2015
On October 31 and November 1, 2015, a two-day international forum was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Dr. Itaru Ohta’s “Conflict Resolution and Coexistence” project, in conjunction with Dr. Masayoshi Shigeta’s “Local Knowledge” project.
16/09/2015
New Post: Professor Emeritus Jiro Tanaka was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS11).
11/09/2015
Notice: Division of African Area Studies Drs. Ohta, Shigeta and Takada participate in Kyoto University Academic Day 2015
02/09/2015
New Post: Asian and African Area Studies Summer School was held at Kyoto University.
31/08/2015
New Post: Special Issue of University of Nairobi’s MILA: A Journal of the Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies published.
20/07/2015
New Post: Fieldwork Support for ASAFAS graduate students
10/07/2015
Publication: African Study Monographs Vol. 36(2)
24/06/2015
Uploaded Fieldwork Report of Ebata, M. for Madagascar
24/06/2015
Uploaded Fieldwork Report of Kobayashi, D. for Gabon
14/05/2015
Publication: “Narratives on San Ethnicity” of Prof. Takada was published.
07/05/2015
Publication: “A Runyoro Vocabulary” of Prof. Kaji, S. was published.
25/04/2015
Publication: “Nsenga Proverbs in Zambia: Linguistic, Ethnographic and Logical Analyses” of Dr. Ngalande Sande was newly released as Kyoto University African Area Studies Series No.014.
19/04/2015
Uploaded Fieldwork Report of Takamura, S. for Democratic Republic of Congo
31/03/2015
Uploaded Fieldwork Report of Yuki, Y. for Zambia
30/03/2015
Publication: African Study Monographs Supplementary No.51 (ed. Prof. Kimura, D)
27/03/2015
Uploaded Fieldwork Report of Wada, Y. for Tanzania
24/03/2015
Uploaded Seven Key Features for Division of African Area Studies
17/03/2015
Uploaded titles of doctoral dissertation AY2014
16/03/2015
Uploaded titles of pre-doctoral thesis AY2014
14/03/2015
36th KUASS Remnant classes in Oti-Volta (Gur) with a focus on noun class degradation and renovation
13/03/2015
New release of African Study Monographs Vol. 36(1)
11/03/2015
Upload new information on webside of Caregiver: Child Interaction Research Group (CCI)
11/03/2015
Upload new information of Niger Field Station (NFS)
10/03/2015
Upload information of Supervisors and Departments
10/03/2015
Upload information of Safety Information for Fieldwork
10/03/2015
Upload information of University Life
10/03/2015
Upload information of Outcomes and Publication
09/03/2015
Plenary Session Speech of Prof. Kaji at Kyoto University International Symposium
09/03/2015
Fieldwork Report of Mitarai, N. for Senegal. France and the Antilles
06/03/2015
Upload information of the Academic Resource and Facilities
05/03/2015
35th KUASS [07/03/2015] Land and Agrarian Reform in Zimbabwe: Social and Structural Implication (Prof. Moyo, S.)
05/03/2015
New release of African Study Monographs Vol.35(3/4)
05/03/2015
Fieldwork Report of Yamazaki, N. for Uganda
02/03/2015
Fieldwork Report of Sekino, A. for Cameroon
02/03/2015
Fieldwork Report of Ikebe, T. for Senegal
27/02/2015
Fieldwork Report of Zi, Y. for Botswana
27/02/2015
Fieldwork Report of Hori, K. for Uganda
27/02/2015
Fieldwork Report of Chigeda, A.L. for Malawi
25/02/2015
Meeting Report for Valorization of origin based-products in Ethiopia: an option being considered for biodiversity conservation and local development [12/12/2014]
22/02/2015
Fieldwork Report of Tsunoda, S. for Tanzania
22/02/2015
Fieldwork Report of Asada S. for Uganda
20/02/2015
Fieldwork Report of Sekiguchi, K. for Botswana
10/02/2015
34th KUASS [18/02/2015] Public health care in Sub-Saharan Africa: the overlooked development priority (Dr. Nyanjom, O.)
22/01/2015
Announcement for ZAIRAICHI workshop“Reflecting Local Knowledge to Global Context” [31/01- 07/02/2015]
22/01/2015
Announcement for International Workshop “Construction of Global Platform for the Study of Sustainable Humanosphere” [06-07/02/2015]
01/10/2014
Publication: African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue No. 50
08/08/2013
Staff Interview: Akira Takada
21/06/2013
Staff Interview: Daiji Kimura
21/06/2013
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