Kick-Off Ceremony for Interdisciplinary Unit for African Studies (14 July, 2016)


kickoff%e3%83%81%e3%83%a9%e3%82%b7Kyoto University will launch an “Interdisciplinary Unit for African Studies,” with a kick-off ceremony organized by a group of Africanists at the Camphora restaurant on the University’s main campus. The Unit aims to connect the University’s research, education, and public service activities related to Africa across departmental boundaries, as well as serving as a hub for all members of the KU community with a connection to the continent.  







18:05:Opening remarks

18:10:Congratulatory remarks by Prof. Mitsuhashi, Deputy Director of International Strategy Office, Kyoto University

18:15:Congratulatory remarks by Prof. Oussouby Sacko, Kyoto Seika University

18:20:Introduction of Interdisciplinary Unit for African Studies

18:30: Speech by President Yamagiawa

18:30~20:30:Buffet party

Time & Place:

14, July, 2016(Thu)18:00~20:45 at Restaurant Comphor