Date and Time: March 9, 2019; (Saturday), 15:30 – 17:00
Venue: Small Meeting Room 2, 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall, Kyoto University
This plenary meeting was organized as a team leaders’ meeting in which leaders of the seven teams, including three acting leaders, and the secretariat participated. Contents of the meeting are recorded below:
1. After an overall report on the research activities of the 2018 fiscal year was presented by the project leader, each of the seven team leaders reported on their team’s research activities.
2. The project leader, Matsuda, shared the outcome and performance of the first phase of research, then provided the outline for the publication in English of the outcome of the second phase as well as information on the scope of the first issue (10 to 15 papers; 6000 to 8000 Japanese characters), the authors whose work it would include (including two African authors), and its introductory chapter by the editor. Moreover, he referred to the possibility of publishing an additional supplementary issue of African Study Monographs.
3. Activity plan for the next fiscal year (Plenary meeting, Africa Forum, etc.) was briefed.