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Kojo Sebastian Amanor

September 28, 2019 -
Republic of Ghana

Kojo Sebastian Amanor

Activities

The first class for graduate students

October 4, 2019

Prof. Amanor had his first class for graduate students on October 4, 2019. The title of the class is "Sustainable Development and Global Gov...

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The first day of the class for undergraduate students

October 1, 2019

Prof. Amanor's class for undergraduate students has begun on October 1, the first day of the fall semester 2019. The class is for second ye...

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A visiting professor has arrived from Ghana

September 28, 2019

The other our visiting professor, Prof. Kojo Sebastian Amanor has arrived in Japan on September 28, 2019. He is a professor of Institute of ...

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Teshome Emana

September 26, 2019 -
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Teshome Emana

Activities

The first class for graduate students

October 4, 2019

Dr. Teshome's class for graduate students has started on October 4, 2019. The theme of the class is "Ethnography of Africa". Although he exp...

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The first day of the class for undergraduate students

October 2, 2019

Dr. Teshome had his first class for undergraduate students on October 2, 2019. The class is an elective subject for students and its theme ...

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A visiting professor has arrived from Ethiopia.

September 27, 2019

Dr. Teshome Emana, who will stay in Japan from October 2019 to January 2020 as a visiting professor, has arrived in Japan safely on Septemb...

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Godfrey Hampwaye

March 28, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Republic of Zambia

Godfrey Hampwaye

Activities

Dr. Hapmwaye wrote an essay about his stay in Japan

September 30, 2019

Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye, who stayed from April to July 2019 as a visiting professor of our center, has sent us his essay on his stay in Japan. ...

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Seminar at Institute of Developing Economies - JETRO

Monday, June 17, 2019

Institute of Developing Economies - JETRO, APL (Ajiken Power Lunch) seminar. Date and Time: June 17, 2019 13:30 - 15:00 Venue: C23 seminar r...

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Giving presentation at Kyoto University

3:00 - 5:00 pm, May 20th, 2019

On May 20, Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye gave a presentation at Kyoto University. The theme of the presentation was "Significance, and Institutional...

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Attending Kurayami Festival at Fuchu

Sat., May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Godfrey was invited to Kurayami Festival, Japanese traditional festival at Fuchu city with Shukulu Murekatete and Rodrigue I...

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First class for undergraduate students

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Dr. Hampwaye had the first class for undergraduate students today. Students belong to African Studies Course, and he will give them lecture...

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First class for graduate students

Friday, April 5, 2019

Dr. Hampwaye gave the first lecture for undergraduate students today. The theme of the class is "Planning for Sustainable Regional Developm...

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Our visiting professor from Zambia arrived

Monday, April 1, 2019

Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye arrived at Japan at the end of March. He will stay in Japan for four months untile July 2019 as a visiting professor of...

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Benjamin Amoah

January 27, 2019 - February 11, 2019
Republic of Ghana

Benjamin Amoah

Activities

My Experience in Japan

January 27, 2019 - February 11, 2019

Dr. Benjamin Amoah, who stayed in Japan from January 27, 2019 to February 11, 2019 as a special visiting lecturer of ASC-TUFS, wrote his ess...

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Attending the research meeting at Kyoto University

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

On February 6, 2019, Dr. Amoah visited Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University with Dr. Kazue Demachi. He made a prese...

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Giving a lecture at the 31st ASC Seminar

February 5, 2019

Dr. Amoah gave a lecture at the 31st ASC Seminar at TUFS on February 5, 2018. You can see the detailed report from here. ...

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Winter intensive Course Themed on "Development Finance"

Jan. 30, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2019

Dr. Amoah gave lectures during January 30 and February 1, 2019, as a winter intensive course at TUFS. The class was themed on "Development F...

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Dr. Amoah has arrived

January 28, 2019

Dr. Benjamin Amoah finally arrived in Japan. He is a lecturer of Central University in Ghana, and we invited him as a special visiting lectu...

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Gairoonisa Paleker

October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Republic of South Africa

Gairoonisa Paleker

Activities

Tokyo Sojourn: How I learnt to eat Okonomiyaki

October - December, 2018

Time flies, and Nisa and Mabutho will leave Japan after a week. Nisa wrote her essay about her staying in Japan. Both during her holidays an...

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Seminar at Kyoto University

Nov. 22, 2018

Dr. Gairoonisa Paleker had a lecture at 7th KU-TUFS Seminar at Kyoto University. The seminar was jointly organized by Center for African Ar...

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Mabutho Generous Shangase

October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Republic of South Africa

Mabutho Generous Shangase

Activities

Dr. Mabutho's Experience in Japan

October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Dr. Mabutho Shangase and Dr. Gairoonisa Paleker left Japan on February 1, 2019. They came to Japan on October 2019, and had stayed here for ...

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Seminar at Kyoto University

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:00-5:00 pm

Dr. Mabutho Shangase had a lecture at 8th KU-TUFS Seminar at Kyoto University. The seminar was jointly organized by Center for African Area ...

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Lecture at ASC Seminar

Dr. Shangase had a lecture at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, as a speaker of the 26th ASC Seminar. Please visit here for more details....

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Horman Chitonge

June 26, 2018 - July 13, 2018
Republic of Zambia

Horman Chitonge

Activities

My experience in Tokyo and Kyoto

Dr. Chitonge wrote an essay about his stay in Japan from June to July. It was his first time to visit Japan, so everything was new for him. ...

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Seminar at Kyoto University

Mon., July 9, 2018

Dr. Chitonge had a presentation at the academic seminar in Kyoto as below. The seminar was jointly sponsored by Center for African Area Stud...

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Presentation at KAKEN meeting

Thu., July 5th, 2018

Dr. Chitonge had a presentation about land restitution at the research meeting of KAKEN "Resource Management and Political Power in Rural Af...

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Seminar at Institute of Developing Economies – JETRO

Mon., July 2nd, 2018

Institute of Developing Economies - JETRO, APL (Ajiken Power Lunch) seminar Date & Time: July 2, 2018 3:30-5:00 PM Venue: C23 seminar ro...

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Lecture at ASC Seminar

Dr. Chitonge had a lecture at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, as a speaker of the 19th ASC Seminar. Please visit here for more details....

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Denis J. SONWA

November 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Republic of Cameroon

Denis J. SONWA

Activities

4-day Intense Course

From January 23 to 26, Dr. Sonwa gave lectures at an intense course "Agroecology, forest governance and rural development in Central Africa....

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Attending the international symposium at TUAT

TUFS-TUAT joint symposium "Regional Biological Resources in Tropical Africa" was held at TUAT. Six presenters were attended: Dr. Sonwa, Dr. ...

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Visiting JICA

Dr. Sonwa and Dr. Oishi visited Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, and met members of Africa Department and...

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First Time Visit at Kyoto

Dr. Sonwa visited Kyoto for the first time with Dr. Oishi. In the morning, they visited Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, and exch...

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Exchanging opinions at Forest Research and Management Organization

Dr. Sonwa and Dr. Oishi visited Forest Research and Management Organization (formaly known as Forestry and Forest Products Research Institu...

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Visiting JIRCAS in Tsukuba

Dr. Sonwa visited Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) in Tsukuba, Ibaraki with Dr. Oishi, a lecturer of ...

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Visiting TUAT

Dr. Sonwa and Dr. Takanori Oishi, a lecturer of ASC - TUFS, visited Department of International Environmental and Agricultural Science (IEAS...

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Students

Ruth Ofori

September 24, 2019 -
Republic of Ghana

Ruth Ofori

Activities

Staying in Japan for two weeks

October 10, 2019

Ruth, who came from University of Ghana to study at TUFS with a round-trip airticket supported by Toyota Ghana, sent us a hort essay. She wr...

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New students from University of Ghana

September 27, 2019

New exchange students from University of Ghana has safely arrived in Japan on September 24, 2019. They are Ms. Ruth Ofori from Department of...

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Clara Obeng-Akrofi

September 24, 2019 -
Republic of Ghana

Clara Obeng-Akrofi

Activities

Staying in Japan for three weeks

October 11, 2019

Clara, who came from University of Ghana to study at TUFS with a round-trip airticket supported by Toyota Ghana, sent us a short essay. She ...

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New students from University of Ghana

September 27, 2019

New exchange students from University of Ghana has safely arrived in Japan on September 24, 2019. They are Ms. Ruth Ofori from Department of...

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Octave Gahirwe Kabera

September 24, 2019 -
Republic of Rwanda

Octave Gahirwe Kabera

Activities

My LIfe in Japan So Far

October 24, 2019

It's been a month since Octave and Helene came to Japan. While being busy with classes and assignments, Octave also enjoys spending time wit...

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New exchange students from PIASS

September 26, 2019

The new exchange students from Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS), Rwanda, has arrived safely on September 24, 2019. ...

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Hélène Alinethu Mikanda

September 24, 2019 -
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hélène Alinethu Mikanda

Activities

My Life in Japan So Far

October 28, 2019

It's been a month since Helene and Octave arrived in Japan. Since Helene seems calm and modest, we were, at first, worried whether she could...

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New exchange students from PIASS

September 26, 2019

The new exchange students from Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS), Rwanda, has arrived safely on September 24, 2019. ...

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Wendy-Rose Govender

April 2, 2019 - July 18, 2019
Republic of South Africa

Wendy-Rose Govender

Activities

Wendy sent us an essay about her stay in Japan

August 5, 2019

Wendy sent us an essay about her stay in Japan. She was an exchange student from University or Pretoria and studied at TUFS during Spring Se...

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Thanks message from Wendy

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wendy, an exchange student from University of Pretoria, expresses her gratitude to Yazaki Corporation and our university for realizing her d...

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Student from University of Pretoria has arrived!

Friday, April 5, 2019

From left, Dr. Matsunami, Abigail from University of Ghana, Wendy, Dr. Kirikoshi Wendy-Rose Govender, an excahnge student from University o...

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Samuel Amankwah Okoto

September 25, 2018 - February 2019
Republic of Ghana

Samuel Amankwah Okoto

Activities

Attending the international symposium at Kyoto University

Sun., January 27, 2019

On January 27, 2019, Samuel attended "International Symposium on "African Potentials and the Future of Humanity"" held at Kyoto University. ...

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My life in Japan

Oct. 11, 2018

Samuel looked back his days in Japan since he came to TUFS. We were worried about him because he caught a cold right after he arrived here, ...

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Nancy Osei Kye

September 25, 2018 - February 2019
Republic of Ghana

Nancy Osei Kye

Activities

Nancy's report on her staying in Japan

September 25, 2018 - February 13, 2019

Nancy, a master course student of University of Ghana, sent us a report on her life in Japan. She is a master course student of University o...

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Attending the international symposium at Kyoto University

Sun., January 27, 2019

On January 27, 2019, Nancy attended "International Symposium on "African Potentials and the Future of Humanity"" held at Kyoto University. T...

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Japan-TUFS so far

Oct., 22, 2018

Nancy sent us the message to express her gratitude to those who have supported her to come to Japan, such as Toyota Ghana who provided her a...

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Elie Rodrigue Icishatse

September 23, 2018 - July 17, 2019
Republic of Burundi

Elie Rodrigue Icishatse

Activities

Report on my stay in Japan

August 1, 2019

Rodrigue sent us his report on his stay in Japan. Now, he's enjoying reunion with his family and friends in Burundi. He was always earger to...

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Short documentary about school life at TUFS

Mon., July 22, 2019

Rodrigue, who left Japan in the mid-July, made a short documentary to introduce his school life at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. He p...

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Rodrigue conducted a seminar on Japanese religions at PIASS

Thu., July 18, 2019

On July 18, 2019, the next day after he went back to Rwanda, Rodrigue conducted the seminar on Japanese religions at Protestant Institute of...

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My experience at Choeur Soleil

June 26, 2019

Rodrigue has joined Choeur Soleil, the chorus club at TUFS, from this semester. I visited the club the other day and found out he has alread...

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My experience at Kurayami Festival

Sat., May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Mr. Kazutaka Nakano, one of the supporters of Rodrigue and Shukulu, invite them and Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye to Kurayami Festiva...

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Visits Connecting Children of Africa and Japan

November 24, 2018 and on January 12, 2019

Rodrigue and Shukulu took part in events held by "Connecting Children of Africa and Japan". The institution aims at connecting Japanese and ...

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Okinawa Study Tour

Nov. 5 - 7, 2018

Rodrigue and Shukulu visited Okinawa with Dr. Kazuyuki Sasaki as a study tour. They visited peace museums, cave, and U.S. military bases. T...

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Essay on Ubumwe Vol.44

Oct. 27, 2018

Rodrigue wrote his essay on "Ubumwe Vol.44", an newsletterr of the organization which supports Dr. Kazuyuki Sasaki and his activities to he...

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Conference at Ikubunkan

Thu., October 18, 2018

Rodrigue attended a conference held at Ikubunkan Global High School. He was one of three guest speakers from African countries. At the conf...

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My gratitude to all of the people involved

Oct. 9, 2018

It's been 2 weeks since Rodrigue arrived at Japan. He sent us the message for all of the people who were involved in realizing his dream to ...

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Seminar on Africa at Ikubunkan high school

Sat. November 29, 2018

Rodrigue attended a seminar on Africa at Ikubunkan Global High School. He met some students from the High School on last August when they v...

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Shukulu Murekatete

September 23, 2018 - July 17, 2019
Republic of Rwanda

Shukulu Murekatete

Activities

Essay about my stay in Japan

July 31, 2019

Shukulu sent us an essay about her stay in Japan. We guess she couldn't write everything she has experienced in Japan, but she wrote about w...

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Shukulu's Interview on the Mainichi Newspaper

Sat., July 27, 2019

Shukulu's inverview was published on the Mainichi Newspaper. She talked about her experience in Rwanda and her thoughts after she visited H...

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Experience Kurayami Festival

Sat., May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Mr. Kazutaka Nakano, one of the supporters of Shukulu and Rodrigue, invited them and Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye to Kurayami Festiv...

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Spring semester will start from tomorrow

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Shukulu and Rodrigue will start their spring semester from tomorrow. It will be their last semester at TUFS. During fall semester, they took...

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Visits Connecting Children of Africa and Japan

November 24, 2018 and on January 12, 2019

Rodrigue and Shukulu took part in events held by "Connecting Children of Africa and Japan". The institution aims at connecting Japanese and ...

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Okinawa Study Tour

Nov. 5 - 7, 2018

Shukulu and Rodrigue visited Okinawa with Dr. Kazuyuki Sasaki as a study tour. They visited peace museums, cave, and U.S. military bases. T...

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Essay on Ubumwe Vol.44

Oct. 27, 2018

Shukulu wrote her essay on "Ubumwe Vol.44", an newsletterr of the organization which supports Dr. Kazuyuki Sasaki and his activities to hel...

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My days in Japan so far

Oct. 9, 2018

Shukulu looked back her two weeks since she came to Japan. She is taking Japanese class every day. She also positively communicate with Japa...

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Charles Acheampong Agyebeng

April 1, 2018 - July 17, 2018
Republic of Ghana

Charles Acheampong Agyebeng

Activities

Charles got 2nd prize at Japanese Speech Contest

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Charles, a student of University of Ghana who stayed in Japan as an exchange student last spring, took part in the 23rd Japanese Speech Cont...

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Final report on my study at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Charles sent a final report to us. He stayed in our university from April to July, 2018. In this report, we can read what he learned in Japa...

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Visiting Marubeni Office

June 25th, 2018

If anything has to be true, then it is the fact that I have come to enjoy my stay in Japan with memorable experiences and exposure. But of a...

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My School Life at TUFS

It's been one and a half month since Charles came to Japan. Since it was the first time to go out from Ghana for him, he seemed to have diff...

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Charles in Tama Zoo

On the 15th of April 18, 2018, I got invited for a visitation to the Tama Zoo. This visit was a way the African Studies Center here at TUFS ...

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Self-introduction

April 11, 2018

I am Charles Acheampong Agyebeng, a political science major with a minor in Theatre Arts at Ghana's premier university, the University of Gh...

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