The Madagascan Chargé d’affaires a.i. gave a lecture for the Series of Lectures of SADC

December 16, 2015

The eighth lecturer on December 9 was Mrs. Rosette RASOAMANARIVO, Chargé d’affaires ad interim from the Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar in Japan. Mrs Rasoamanarivo not only outlined and discussed the country of Madagascar during the lecture, but those who attended were also able to enjoy the fragrance of vanilla beans, an ingredient which 50% of its worldwide quantity is yielded in Madagascar, as well as enjoy eating chocolate which uses those vanilla beans.

This series of lectures is held as a required subject for first-year undergraduates majoring in Africa.To promote exchange between Japan and Southern African Countries, the lectures are also open to TUFS students and faculty members without registration.
Date and Time: 10:10 – 11:40 a.m. on Wednesdays (see the schedule below for the exact dates)
Venue: Room 207 at the Research and Lecture Building in the Fuchu Campus
Contact for inquiries: Associate Prof. Sakai, at
sakai_makiko[at] (Please replace [at] with @).

Visit to TUFS President Tateishi

At the lecture


Schedule for the Series of Lectures 2015

Week1 Oct. 7 Introduction
Week2 Oct. 14 Republic of Zimbabwe
Week3 Oct. 21 Republic of Zambia
Week4 Oct. 28 United Republic of Tanzania
Week5 Nov. 4 Republic of South Africa
Week6 Nov. 11 Republic of Namibia
Week7 Nov. 25 Republic of Mozambique
Week8 Dec. 2 Republic of Malawi
Week9 Dec. 9 Republic of Madagascar
Week10 Dec. 16 Kingdom of Lesotho
Week11 Jan. 6 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Week12 Jan. 13 Republic of Botswana
Week13 Jan. 20 Republic of Angola