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African Studies Association 60th annual meeting at Chicago, Visit at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 15-22, 2017

At the occasion of the 60th annual meeting of African Studies Association at Chicago (16-18 November 2017), I (Takeuchi) had a chance to org...


Report: African Studies Center "Kick-off" Symposium “Frontiers of African Studies”

November 3, 2017

On November 3, the "kick-off" symposium which commemorates the establishment of African Studies Center of Tokyo University of Foreign Studie...


Visit to Cape Town and Stellenbosch

July 29-31, 2017

On July 29, the delegation of ASC-TUFS met with Mr. Yasushi Naito, counsellor and consul, and Ms. Sae Torii, administrative staff of office ...


Visit to Johannesburg and Pretoria

July 26-29, 2017

On July 27, the delegation of ASC-TUFS visited the JICA South Africa office as well as the Embassy of Japan in Pretoria for discussing how t...


Visit to Ghana

July 21-26, 2017

On July 24, we visited IPO (International Programmes Office) at the University of Ghana (UG) and met Mr. Daniel Hormeku, Assistant Registrar...


Visit to Senegal

July 18-21, 2017

On July 19, the delegation of ASC-TUFS headed by Prof. Takeuchi visited the JICA Senegal office in Dakar. We had a talk with Mr. Moritani, c...


The 3rd SAJU Forum

July 15-16, 2017

The 3rd SAJU (South Africa - Japan University) Forum was held on July 15 and 16 at the Tokyo International Exchange Center in Odaiba area. ...


Guests from University of Pretoria

July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017. Guests from University of Pretoria (South Africa) visited Africa Studies Center - TUFS. Professor Vasu Reddy (Dean, Faculty o...


【ASC Seminar No.2】 Dr. Getaneh Mehari, Fighting food insecurity in the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia

June 14, 2017

Speaker: Dr. Getaneh Mehari (Assistant Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Collage of Social Science, Addis Ababa University)Titl...


The inauguration ceremony of African Studies Center – TUFS

May 11, 2017

A ceremony to mark the inauguration of ASC-TUFS was held on Thursday May 11, 2017. The president of TUFS, Professor Hirotaka Tateishi, laun...