[3rd Kyoto Symposium / 11th Plenary Committee Meeting] International Symposium on African Potentials and the Future of Humanity (January 27, 2019)

Date and Time: 9:30-17:50, January 27, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue: Large Meeting Room (333), 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall, Kyoto University

Facilitator: Gen YAMAKOSHI (Kyoto University)

9:30-9:40 Opening Remarks: Motoji Matsuda (Kyoto University)

9:40-11:40 Session 1: Governmentality & African Potentials
Chair: Shinichi TAKEUCHI (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Discussant: Momoka MAKI (Sophia University)

  • 1-1. Daniel AGBIBOA (George Mason University)
    Eyes on the Streets: The Civilian Joint Task Force and the Surveillance of Boko Haram in Northeastern Nigeria
  • 1.2. Tamara ENOMOTO (Meiji University)
    Africa and the West: Norms and Measures Regarding Arms Transfers to Non-State Actors (NSAs)
  • 1.3. Atsuko MUNEMURA (Kansai University)
    Remuneration for “Her” Skill under Job Color Bar: Wage Structure during the 1942 Strike in Rural Western Cape
  • 1-4. Teshome EMANA (Addis Ababa University)
    Using Traditional Cultural Framework of an African Society to Conceptualize Modern Governance

11:40-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00 Session 2: Culturality & African Potentials
Chair: Misa HIRANO-NOMOTO (Kyoto University)
Discussant: Nobuko NISHIZAKI (Fukushima University)

  • 2-1. Antoine SOCPA (University of Yaounde)
    Patterns of Coexistence and Conflict Resolution between Fishermen Communities from Cameroon, Benin and Nigeria
  • 2-2. Toshio MEGURO (Hiroshima City University)
    Misrepresentation and Appropriation of Cultural “Innovation” by Neoliberal Conservation Alliance: The Case of the Maasai Olympics
  • 2-3. Frank MATOSE (University of Cape Town)
    The Militarisation of Conservation in Africa: Emerging Insights
  • 2-4. Wakana SHIINO (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
    The House Girl by Choice or the Circumstances in Kenya and Uganda


15:00-15:20 Break

15:20-17:20 Session 3: Conviviality & African Potentials
Chair: Itaru OHTA (Kyoto University)
Discussant: Akira TAKADA (Kyoto University)

  • 3-1. Shose KESSI (University of Cape Town)
    Towards a Pan-African Psychology: Defining and Confining Symbols of the Past
  • 3-2. Shuichiro NAKAO (Osaka University)
    African Plurilingual Tradition and Conviviality: Lessons from Non-Arab Arabic-speaking Communities in Eastern Africa
  • 3-3. Kyoko NAKAMURA (Toyo University)
    Local Recognition Alienated from Global Discourse: Changes in Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in a Kenyan Pastoral Community
  • 3-4. Kazuro SHIBUYA (Hiroshima University)
    Households and Collectives in Participatory School Management in Ghana: Focusing on the Analytical Framework of Conviviality

17:20-17:50 Wrap-up Meeting
Facilitator: Eisei KURIMOTO (Osaka University)

Co-host: Studies on Colonial Soldiers during WWII: War, Labour and Gender in the Colonial World (16H01940)

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