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 and politicians talk about various topics. The lectures are basically given in English, and the latest topics and research outcomes related to African studies are presented, and lively discussions are held at the seminar. The seminar is open to all, no advance registration required, and is free of charge.

THE 100TH KUASS: KYOTO UNIVERSITY AFRICAN STUDIES SEMINAR

THE 100TH KUASS: KYOTO UNIVERSITY AFRICAN STUDIES SEMINAR

Contemporary forest peoples in central Africa seem to face similar problems concerning their culture and environment; destruction of the forests that have been accommodating their …

THE 99TH KUASS: KYOTO UNIVERSITY AFRICAN STUDIES SEMINAR

THE 99TH KUASS: KYOTO UNIVERSITY AFRICAN STUDIES SEMINAR

All human societies care about ownership of at least some kinds of things (Brown, 1991; Hann, 1998), yet young children struggle to understand property and come only gradually to a…

The 98th KUASS: Kyoto University African Studies Seminar

The 98th KUASS: Kyoto University African Studies Seminar

Food insecurity as indicated by levels of food availability, food access and nutritional status remains a big challenge in Uganda. As a method of survival, people in rural areas su…

The 96th KUASS (Kyoto University African Studies Seminar)

The 96th KUASS (Kyoto University African Studies Seminar)

Prof. Liu will speak about African studies in China with examination of the interactions between Africa, China, and Japan in global political economy.