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2019 Conference

2nd International Conference of JSAS

Enhancing Japan-Africa Connectivity


27th July, Saturday, 2019


The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus
Nearest subway station: Hongo-sanchome
Nearest JR station: Ochanomizu (JR Chuo Line)
You may search "Todai Akamon" (東大赤門) on Google Map. Enter the red gate (Akamon) and look for the building.
Morning session: Fukutake Hall Learning Theater (124 on the PDF map)
Afternoon session: International Academic Research Bldg. 12th floor (40 on the PDF map)
Evening social gathering: Forest Hongo (look at Google Map on the above link)
Participation fee

*Please pay the fee at the venue on the conference day. Cash ONLY.


If you want to become a member of JSAS, please visit the Membership page and register.

   The Japan Society for Afrasian Studies (JSAS) is a multi-disciplinary research platform of African studies in Japan/Asia and, potentially, of Japanese/Asian studies in Africa, and its focus is the creation of inter-cultural and inter-generational links to facilitate dialogue among participants on issues affecting Africa and Asia.

     In particular, the second conference of JSAS in 2019 encourages practical recommendations based on wide range of academic researches, including history, economics, politics, development studies, anthropology, medical, engineering and so on, as well as provides platform of dialog with academic researchers and practitioners.


Japan Society for Afrasian Studies (JSAS)


Institute for Future Initiatives (IFI), the University of Tokyo

Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), the University of Tokyo

Global Leader Program for Social Design and Management (GSDM),

the University of Tokyo


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Organizing Committee

- Kazuyo HANAI, the University of Tokyo

- Laban Kithinji KINYUA, Hosei University

- Jean-Claude MASWANA, Ritsumeikan University

- Keiichi SHIRATO, Ritsumeikan University

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