[Event Information]
GSDM 115th Platform Seminar
Keynote session “Enhancing Japan-Africa Connectivity”
27th July,2019 9:30-12:00
(Fukutake Hall, Hongo campus, the University of Tokyo)


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.

Date : Saturday 27th July, 2019
Venue : The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus
Keynote session: Fukutake Learning Theater, B2, Futake HallMAP
Presentation sessions: Seminar rooms, 12th floor, International Academic Research BuildingMAP
Time schedule : 9:30-12:00 Keynote session *Open to public
[Opening remarks]
– Prof. Vick Ssali, President of JSAS / Aichi Gakuin University
[Keynote speakers]
– 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 JSAS
13:00-17:30 Presentation sessions
18:00-20:00 Social Gathering
Participation fee : Keynote session: Free
Presentation session: 3000yen / student 1000yen *member student: free
Registration : https://www.afrasia.org/2019-conference