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SADC Ambassador Relay Lecture Series: Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Madagascar Held at TUFS

published February 9, 2018

This relay lecture series is held by the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and is held second period every Wednesday in the fall quarter as a required subject for first-year undergraduates majoring in African Studies at TUFS. This time, the following four lectures were held from Wednesday the 18th of November - Wednesday 13th of December.

Lecture SixNovember 15th (Wednesday), Mozambique, His Excellency Mr. José Maria da Silva Vieira de Morais
Lecture SevenNovember 29th (Wednesday), Malawi, His Excellency Mr. Grenenger Kidney Msulira Banda
Lecture EightDecember 6th (Wednesday), Lesotho, Ms. Masingoaneng Mosothoane Mpholo, First Secretary
Lecture NineDecember 13th (Wednesday), Madagascar, Ms. Rosette Lalatiana Rasoamanarivo, Chargé d'Affaires ad interim

The lecturers put great effort into preparing the lecture content and visual materials, and the students were introduced to the history of political movements, economics and industrial trends, tourism, and Japan relations in each country from their suzerainty and independence to the present day. The students actively asked questions based on their own studies, and seemed to thoroughly enjoy conversing with the lecturers.


Enquiries: Makiko Sakai, Head of African Studies: sakai_makiko[a]tufs.ac.jp;
or Takanori Oishi: takanori[a]tufs.ac.jp (please replace [a] with @).


African Studies Center Website (pages in Japanese)
http://www.tufs.ac.jp/asc/activities/post-378.html http://www.tufs.ac.jp/asc/activities/record/post-387.html http://www.tufs.ac.jp/asc/activities/post-404.html

School of International and Area Studies, African Studies Course Website (page in Japanese)
https://sites.google.com/view/tufsafrica

Mozambique 


Front row, fourth from right: His Excellency Mr. José Maria da Silva Vieira de Morais

Malawi 


Lecture

Lesotho: A courtesy call with President Tateishi   


Left-hand side: Ms. Masingoaneng Mosothoane Mpholo, First Secretary

Madagascar: A courtesy call to Professor Shinichi Takeuchi, Director of the African Studies Center


Second from left: Ms. Rosette Lalatiana Rasoamanarivo, Chargé d'Affaires ad interim

Right-edge: Professor Shinichi Takeuchi, Director of the African Studies Center