The Series of Lectures of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Has Started

October 29, 2015

TUFS provides the series of lectures of Southern African Development Community (SADC) every fall quarter. Speakers from 12 embassies among SADC are invited to give a lecture in English on their history and future prospects, economy, culture, and relationship with Japan. It will be the 4 th time this year.
The series of lectures 2015 started on Wednesday, October 14 th , and the first lecturer was Mr. Lloyd Sithole, Counsellor, from the Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe in Japan. Students had active discussion about Zimbabwe with the counsellor.
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 @).

Mr. Lloyed Sithole, Counsellor and Mr. Taona Havadi, counsellor
(the second and the third from left)

The counsellors with students

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