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[2021/11/11] [The 19th Plenary Meeting] Recapitulation and Prospect of the 10-year Challenge of African Potentials Project (March 6, 2021)
[2021/11/11] [The 18th Plenary Meeting] Wrap-up Meeting: A Ten-Year Challenge of African Potentials Project (January 30, 2021)
[2021/11/11] [The 17th Plenary Meeting] Research Results of the Environment and Ecology Unit (October 17, 2020)
[2021/11/11] [The 16th Plenary Meeting] Research Results of the Gender and Sexuality Unit (June 20, 2020)
[2021/11/11] [The 15th Plenary Meeting / The 4th Public Lecture] “Cooperation between Africa and Japan: How to Make the Most of the Potential of Both” (January 26, 2020)
[2021/11/11] [The 14th Plenary Meeting] “Towards Lusaka Forum 2019” (November 2, 2019)
[2021/11/11] [International Conference] 9th African Forum: Lusaka (November 29 – December 1, 2019)
[2021/11/11] [International Conference] 8th African Forum: Accra (December 7–9, 2018)
[2021/09/28] [New Publication] Contemporary Gender and Sexuality in Africa: African-Japanese Anthropological Approach (edited by Wakana Shiino and Christine Mbabazi Mpyangu)
[2021/09/28] [New Publication] ‘African Potentials’ for Wildlife Conservation and Natural Resource Management: Against the Image of ‘Deficiency’ and Tyranny of ‘Fortress’ (edited by Toshio Meguro, Chihiro Ito and Kariuki Kirigia)
[2021/03/22] [New Publication] Dynamism in African Languages and Literature: Towards Conceptualisation of African Potentials (edited by Keiko Takemura and Francis B. Nyamnjoh)
[2021/03/22] [New Publication] Development and Subsistence in Globalising Africa: Beyond the Dichotomy (edited by Motoki Takahashi, Shuichi Oyama and Herinjatovo Aimé Ramiarison)
[2021/03/22] [New Publication] Knowledge, Education and Social Structure in Africa (edited by Shoko Yamada, Akira Takada and Shose Kessi)
[2021/03/02] [New Publication] African Politics of Survival: Extraversion and Informality in the Contemporary World (edited by Mitsugi Endo, Michael Neocosmos and Ato Kwamena Onoma)
[2021/01/28] [New Publication] People, Predicaments and Potentials in Africa (edited by Takehiko Ochiai, Misa Hirano-Nomoto and Daniel E. Agbiboa)
[2020/12/21] [Research Team Meeting] 13th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (December 20, 2020)
[2020/12/21] [Research Team Meeting] 12th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (August 28, 2020)
[2020/03/15] [New Publication] The Challenge of African Potentials: Conviviality, Informality and Futurity (edited by Yaw Ofosu-Kusi and Motoji Matsuda)
[2020/03/04] [Research Team Meeting] 12th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (November 2, 2019)
[2020/03/04] [Research Team Meeting] 10th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (January 26, 2019)
[2019/12/17] [The 13th Plenary Meeting] Reconsidering the Economy of African States: From the Mixture of Informality and Universality (June 22, 2019)
[2019/12/17] [The 12th Plenary Meeting] Team Leaders’ Meeting (March 9, 2019)
[2019/12/17] [The 10th Plenary Meeting] “For the Accra Forum 2018” (November 3, 2018)
[2019/11/06] [Research Team Meeting] 11th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (November 2, 2019)
[2019/11/06] [Research Team Meeting] 9th Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (November 2, 2019)
[2019/10/17] [Research Team Meeting] 10th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (October 12, 2019)
[2019/10/12] [Research Team Meeting] 8th Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (June 22, 2019)
[2019/07/03] [Research Team Meeting] 9th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (June 22, 2019)
[2019/06/22] [Research Team Meeting] 11th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (June 22, 2019)
[2019/06/17] [WSSF2018] 4th World Social Science Forum 2018 (September 25-28, 2018)
[2019/06/03] [Research Team Meeting] 6th Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team / 6th Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (Jane 16, 2018)
[2019/06/02] [The 9th Plenary Meeting] Report from the Language and Literature Research Team (June 16, 2018)
[2019/06/02] [Research Team Meeting] 9th Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (May 17, 2019)
[2019/03/18] [3rd Kyoto Symposium / 11th Plenary Committee Meeting] International Symposium on African Potentials and the Future of Humanity (January 27, 2019)
[2019/03/12] [Research Team Meeting] 7th Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (October 2, 2018)
[2019/03/12] [Joint Team Meeting] 6th Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team / 7th Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (June 16, 2018)
[2019/03/09] [Research Team Meeting] 9th Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (January 26, 2019)
[2019/03/09] [Research Team Meeting] 8th Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (December 22, 2018)
[2019/03/09] [Research Team Meeting] 6th Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (June 16, 2018)
[2019/03/09] [Research Team Meeting] 9th Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (January 26, 2019)
[2019/03/09] [Joint Team Meeting] 8th Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team / 7th Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team (November 3, 2018)
[2019/03/09] [Research Team Meeting] 7th Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (October 1, 2018)
[2019/03/05] [7th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team] (June 16, 2018)
[2019/01/31] [Research Team Meeting] 7th Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (November 3, 2018)
[2019/01/28] [Research Team Meeting] 8th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (November 3, 2018)
[2019/01/22] [Research Team Meeting] 8th Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (November 3, 2018)
[2019/01/15] [International Symposium] “Symposium on African Potentials and the Future of Humanity” (January 27, 2019)
[2018/11/20] [International Conference] The 18th International Union of Anthropology and Ethnological Scientists (IUAES) 2018 World Congress (July 16-20, 2018)
[2018/09/26] [Japan Society for Southeast Asian Studies] The 99th Conference of Japan Society for Southeast Asian Studies (held on May 27th, 2018)
[2018/07/18] [New Publication] African Study Monographs supplementary No. 57 ” Land, Agriculture and Unfinished Decolonization in Africa: Essays in Honour of Sam Moyo” (edited by Yoichi Mine and Horman Chitonge).
[2018/06/16] [Research Team Meeting] 9th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (June 16, 2018)
[2018/05/11] [Networking Area Studies] The 35th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies (March 23, 2018)
[2018/05/10] [Plenary Committee Meeting] 8th Plenary Committee Meeting: Team Leaders’ Meeting (March 3, 2018)
[2018/04/14] [International Conference] 7th African Forum: Grahamstown (November 24–26, 2017)
[2018/04/13] [Plenary Committee Meeting] 6th Plenary Committee Meeting: “For the Rhodes Forum 2017” (October 14, 2017)
[2018/04/12] [Plenary Committee Meeting / Public Lecture] 7th Plenary Committee Meeting / 3rd Public Lecture: The Food Connection Between African Villages and Japan: Can African Food-Producing Regions Change through Fair Trade? (January 27, 2018)
[2018/04/12] [International workshop] 60th Annual Meeting of African Studies Association in Chicago (Novermber16-18, 2017)
[2018/04/12] [Seminar on African Potentials] 1st Seminar on African Potentials (March 3, 2018)
[2018/04/05] [New Publication] African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue No. 56 “African Potentials: Their Diversity, Dynamism and Challenges” (edited by Motoki Takahashi)
[2018/03/10] [Research Team Meeting] 5th Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (January 27, 2018)
[2018/03/04] [Research Team Meeting] 6th Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (January 27, 2018)
[2018/02/28] [Research Team Meeting] 6th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (January 27, 2018)
[2018/02/08] [Research Team Meeting / Public Lecture] 4th Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team / 2nd Public Lecture (January 12, 2018)
[2018/02/06] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (January 27, 2018)
[2018/02/01] [Research Team Meeting] 5th Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (January 28, 2018)
[2018/02/01] [Research Team Meeting] 5th Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team (January 27, 2018)
[2017/11/20] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team (October 13, 2017)
[2017/11/14] [Research Team Meeting] 5th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team: “Quest for citizenship in their own country: case study of Cameroon’s migrants” (October 26, 2017)
[2017/11/11] [Research Team Meeting] 5th Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (October 14, 2017)
[2017/11/02] [Research Team Meeting] 7th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (November 2, 2017)
[2017/10/30] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (October 14, 2017)
[2017/10/18] [Research Team Meeting] 5th Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (October 14, 2017)
[2017/10/18] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team: “Brainstorming with members” (October 14, 2017)
[2017/08/21] [Plenary Committee Meeting] 5th Plenary Committee Meeting: Research Report from Education and Human Development Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/07/24] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (July 10, 2017)
[2017/07/04] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/06/27] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/06/27] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/06/23] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/06/20] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/06/20] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team: “Brainstorming with members of the “conflict and conviviality research team”” (June 17, 2017)
[2017/06/17] [Research Team Meeting] 4th Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (June 17, 2017)
[2017/04/15] [Plenary Committee Meeting] 4th Plenary Committee Meeting: Team Leaders’ Meeting (March 4, 2017)
[2017/03/23] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (January 28, 2017)
[2017/03/14] [New Publication] African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light of Global Prescriptions (edited by Yntiso Gebre, Itaru Ohta and Motoji Matsuda).
[2017/02/28] [Plenary Committee Meeting] 3rd Plenary Committee Meeting: Five Questions and Report on Research Policies from Leaders of the Seven Research Teams (January 28, 2017)
[2017/02/23] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (January 28, 2017)
[2017/02/21] [Research Team Meeting] 3rd Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (January 28, 2017)
[2017/02/17] [Research Team Meeting] 2rd Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (January 28, 2017)
[2017/02/06] [African Forum] 6th African Forum: Kampala, Uganda (December 9-11, 2016)
[2017/02/03] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team (January 28, 2017)
[2017/02/03] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team (January 28, 2017)
[2017/01/30] [International Conference] Colloquium, “Land, the State and Decolonising the Agrarian Structure in Africa” in Honor of Prof. Sam Moyo. University of Cape Town. (November 28-29, 2016)
[2017/01/29] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (February 5, 2017)
[2017/01/21] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (January 29, 2017)
[2017/01/07] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (January 7, 2017)
[2016/12/04] [Research Team Meeting] 2nd Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (December 4, 2016)
[2016/11/30] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Development and Livelihood Research Team (November 12, 2016)
[2016/11/28] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Language and Literature Research Team (November 12, 2016)
[2016/11/23] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Environment and Ecology Research Team (November 13, 2016)
[2016/11/20] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Nation and Citizenship Research Team (November 12, 2016)
[2016/11/18] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Education and Human Development Research Team (November 12, 2016)
[2016/11/16] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Conflict and Conviviality Research Team: “Brainstorming with members of the “conflict and conviviality research team”” (November 12, 2016)
[2016/11/15] [Plenary Committee Meeting] 2nd Plenary Committee Meeting (November 12, 2016)
[2016/11/13] [Research Team Meeting] 1st Meeting Gender and Sexuality Research Team (November 13, 2016)
[2016/08/14] We started up “African Potentials Project” website
[2016/08/10] [Plenary Committee Meeting / Public Lecture] 1st Plenary Committee Meeting / 1st Public Lecture: Kick-Off for the Second Phase of “African Potentials” Project (July 30, 2016)