CAAS promotes large-scale research projects based on competitive research funding for academic research on Africa, international cooperation, and international network building.


KUASS (Kyoto University African Studies Seminar) is an open seminar to the public organized by the Center for African Area Studies at Kyoto University. International researchers an…

Symposiums and Forums

See the records of the symposiums and Forums before 2019

KU-TUFS Seminar

This seminar has been jointly organized by the African Studies Center (ASC), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and the Center for African Area Studies (CAAS), Kyoto University since 2017. Under this arrangement, visiting researchers at each center visit and present their research at the other center, in order to deepen interaction between researchers engaged in African studies at both universities. When Tokyo University of Foreign Studies is the host, the seminar is co-hosted as ASC Seminar; when Kyoto University is the host, it is co-hosted with KUASS (Kyoto University African Studies Seminar).