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Table of Contents
Literature (Various Writings)
Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.
Theme Related Links
Newspaper Articles


AOKI Shintaro
INABA Masaki
ISHI Hiroyuki
KAMEI Nobutaka
MINE Yoichi
OGAWA Sayaka
OKA Keinosuke
ONO Mitsuaki
SAITO Ryoichiro

Literature (Various Writings)

NIIYAMA Tomoki (Ed.) March 25, 2015 Illnesses, Medical Care and Disabilities in Africa: Through Seminars in the "Africa in Front of Us" Series, Report Issued by Research Center for Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University, Vol.23, 168p. ISSN 1882-6539
NIIYAMA Tomoki September 10, 2014@Neglected Tropical Diseases and International Cooperation: What Can a Small NGO Do to Help Buruli Ulcer Patients?CGakubunsha, 178p.@ISBN-10:4762024732@ISBN-13:978-4762024733@3800 yen{tax@[amazon]^[kinokuniya]
NIIYAMA Tomoki December 1, 2011 Movements by African People with HIV that Moved the World: From a Viewpoint of Survival, Seikatsu Shoin, 216p. ISBN-10:4903690857@ISBN-13: 978-4903690858@3150@[amazon]^[kinokuniya]
HAYASHI Tatsuo March 16, 2011 "In Perilous Times Like These We Need to Keep the Flame of International Solidarity Alive More Then Ever," Message after the Great East Japan Earthquake
HARAYAMA Kosuke March 1, 2011 "Making Living as Sign-Language Groups in Developing Country: A Case of Deaf People in Kenya," Graduation Thesis for the Department of International Relations, Faculty of International Relations, University of Shizuoka. Full Text in Japanese
TASAKA Ayumu March 1, 2011 "Institutional Collaboration for Reducing Hunger: A Study on Yokohama International Festa and a Case in Kyenia," Graduation Thesis for Public Policy and Management, International College of Arts and Sciences, Yokohama City University. Full Text in Japanese
AOKI Shintaro (Ed.) March 25, 2010 Techniques of Support for Students with Visual Disabilities (Enlarged and Revised Edition)CReport Issued by Research Center for Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University, Vol.12,@208p.@ISSN 1882-6539
WATANABE Kozo July 14, 2009 Body of Africa (Body, History and Anthropology I), Gensosha, 411p. ISBN-10: 486209029X ISBN-13: 978-4862090294 [amazon]/[kinokuniya]
AOKI Shintaro (Ed.) February 5, 2009 Techniques of Support for Students with Visual Disabilities, Report Issued by Research Center of Ars Vivendi at Ritsumeikan University, Vol.6, 2009. 182p. ISSN 1882-6539
INABA Masaki; YAMADA Makoto; TATAIWA Shinya November 30, 2008 Ways: Two Dialogues Facing Africa and the World, to Review Japan for its Future, Tokyo, Seikatsu-shoin, 272p. 2310yen [amazon] / [kinokuniya]
Global COE Program Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University (Ed.) March 7, 2008 From/to Time Space: KURIHARA Akira & INABA Masaki Talk about Minamata/Africa, Report Issued by Research Center for Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University, Vol.2, 2008. 157p. ISSN 1882-6539
INABA Masaki & TATEIWA Shin'ya (Listener) September 1, 2007 "Facing Poverty in Africa", Gendai Shiso 35-11(1007-9):131-155
HAYASHI Tatsuo August 22, 2007 "Talking about My Feeling to Africa: Responding to the Interview"
http://www.ajf.gr.jp/lang_ja/message/20070822.html (Japanese)
Africa Japan Forum (Ed.) May 2007 International Debate over Movements by the Invloved Persons of PLWHA in African Countries and Patent Right of AIDS Drugs Part 4: Have the Challenges Overcome? Reading the Current Report of South Africa (Japanese)
HAYASHI Tatsuo May 11, 2007 "From Africa to White Bands and Year 2008: Hayashi, Tatsuo's Message"
Ohmy News
Africa Japan Forum & TATEIWA Shin'ya (Eds.) June 2005
Realizing AIDS treatment in Poor Countries: International Debate over Movements by the Invloved Persons of PLWHA in African Countries and Patent Right of AIDS Drugs: Part 1: AIDS Problems in Africa (Japanese)
Africa Japan Forum & MIURA Ai (Eds.) September 2005 Realizing AIDS treatment in Poor Countries: International Debate over Movements by the Invloved Persons of PLWHA in African Countries and Patent Right of AIDS Drugs Part 2: Voices and Movements of PLWHA Connecting Developed and Developing Countries (Japanese)
Africa Japan Forum and MIURA Ai (Eds.) September 2005 Realizing AIDS treatment in Poor Countries: International Debate over Movements by the Invloved Persons of PLWHA in African Countries and Patent Right of AIDS Drugs Part 3 (Japanese)
HAYASHI Tatsuo June 3, 2005 Fight Against AIDS: People's Voice Changing the Worldd Iwanami Booklet No.654, ISBN: 4000093541 (Japanese)

Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.

SHIMOMURA Yuki, NIIYAMA Tomoki, FUKUNISHI Kazuyuki, KOEDA Hideki, NARUSE Susumu & FUJIKURARA Tetsuya March 28-30, 2011 "An Integrated Approach to Education Aids in West Africa" International Conference Center of Geneva, Switzerland
HAYASHI Tatsuo September 28-29, 2009 "Working Hand-in-hand for the Just World", 2009 UNU/UNESCO International Conference on Africa and Globalization-Learning from the Past, Enabling a Better Future-", United Nations University
SHIMOMURA Yuki, FUJIKURA Tetsuya, FUKUNISHI Kazuyuki & NIIYAMA Tomoki March 30 to April 3, 2009 "A Report on Volunteer Actions for Buruli ulcer Children by SCOBU" African Summit on Neglected Tropical Diseases(Technical Sessions on Buruli ulcer), Palais des Congrès, Cotonou, Benin
NIIYAMA Tomoki December 20, 2008 "Possibilities of Establishment of the Network against Global Infectious Diseases: Focusing on Buruli ulcer"
Public Interview to Ms. Tsuyama, Naoko: "From Apartheid to Democratization: 20 Years with People in South Africa", Ritsumeikan University
TATEIWA Shinya December 20, 2008 "What can We Do if We Help a Little?"
Public Interview to Ms. Tsuyama, Naoko: "From Apartheid to Democratization: 20 Years with People in South Africa", Ritsumeikan University
SAITO Ryoichiro, UEMURA Kaname & HAN Sung-Min October 25-26, 2008 "The Situation and Problems of Supporting Students with Visual Disability in Sudan: Required Technical Support and Self-Support", Abstract in Japanese The 5th Meeting of Japan Society for Disability Studies (Japanese), Kumamoto Gakuen University
UEMURA Kaname, AOKI Shintaro & HAN Sung-Min October 25-26, 2008 "The Situation and Problems of Supporting Students with Visual Disability in Sudan: Considering the Support for Sudan Based on our Experience in Ritsumeikan University", Abstract (Japanese)
The 5th Meeting of Japan Society for Disability Studies (Japanese), Kumamoto Gakuen University
HAN Sung-Min June 21, 2008 Report, Round-table Discussion "Current Conditions and Challenges of Assistance of the Visually Disabled in Universities: What is Asked for in Sudan Now" (Japanese), Ritsumeikan University
UEMURA Kaname June 21, 2008 Report, Round-table Discussion "Current Conditions and Challenges of Assistance of the Visually Disabled in Universities: What is Asked for in Sudan Now" (Japanese), Ritsumeikan University
AOKI Shintaro June 21, 2008 Report, Round-table Discussion "Current Conditions and Challenges of Assistance of the Visually Disabled in Universities: What is Asked for in Sudan Now" (Japanese), Ritsumeikan University
HAYASHI Tatsuo February 12, 2008 "Seeing Tomorrow's Africa in View of Fight with Poverty and AIDs," Course on Africa Held by Okayama International Foundation
UEMURA Kaname February 2, 2008 Report, One World Festival: Talk "Challenges the Visually Disabled in Sudan Face and International Cooperation", Osaka
AOKI Shintaro August 9, 2007 Report, Round Table Discussion: Visually Diabled Persons Talk about their Study at Higher Education in Sudan & Japan@ http://challenged.sakura.ne.jp/aoki/070809.html (Japanese)


July 17, 2015 Twelfth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us" "Biomedicine / Ethnic Group / Trust: Search for Malaria Remedy among the Egun in Lagos State, Nigeria", 3rd Study Group Room, Gakujikan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Event Report
June 18, 2015 Eleventh Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us" "Colonial Madness: A Prologue for Considering Psychiatry in Modern Africa", 3rd Study Group Room, Gakujikan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Event Report
July 11, 2014 Tenth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us" "Reconsidering Reconciliation Policy of Society after Conflict: Focusing on South Africa after Post-apartheid", #211 Keigakukan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Event Report
June 27, 2014 Ninth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us" "Disabled People who Cross the Border / People with Leprosy who Create a Village", #211 Keigakukan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Event Report
May 22, 2014 Eighth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us" "Public Health for Whom?", #212 Keigakukan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Event Report
April 7, 2014 Seventh Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us" "Interest Directed toward Mozambique: Expectations as a Supply Center of Foods and Energies to Japan?", 3rd Meeting Room, Suekawa Memorial Lecture Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
November 15, 2013 Sixth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us"@"Cooperativity within Our Body: Gestures and Rhythm of People with Visual/Hearing Disabilities", Museum Meeting Room(2nd Floor), Academeia Ritsumei 21, Ritsumeikan University
November 5, 2013 Fifth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us"@"From African Soil to Japanese Soil: Lecture of Kaba-ko", Igakukan Hall #1, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
October 18, 2013 Fourth Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us"@"Color of African Literature`Black, White & Others`", Museum Meeting Room(2nd Floor), Academeia Ritsumei 21, Ritsumeikan University
July 19, 2013 Third Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us"@"Individual Lives and Thread of History: Screening of Lumumba", Room#702, Zonshinkan Hall (2F), Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
June 14, 2013 Second Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us"@"Connection with Illnesses: AIDS, Human Rights and Social Movements", Museum Meeting Room(2nd Floor), Academeia Ritsumei 21, Ritsumeikan University
May 17, 2013 First Seminar on Africa@"Africa in Front of Us"@"Another Use and Discard Culture: Where Secondhand Clothing Goes" X@"Why Do Japanese Young People Go to Africa?", Museum Meeting Room(2nd Floor), Academeia Ritsumei 21, Ritsumeikan University
Research Center for Ars Vivendi@Seminars on Africa in Academic Year 2013 "Africa in Front of Us"
June 6, 2009 "Students with Visual Disabilities Live and Study in Sudan and Japan" (Japanese), Kyoto Prefectural International Center
December 20, 2008 Public Interview to Ms. TSUYAMA Naoko: "From Apartheid to Democratization: 20 Years with People in South Africa", Ritsumeikan University
June 21, 2008 Round-table Discussion "Current Conditions and Challenges of Assistance of the Visually Disabled in Universities: What is Asked for in Sudan Now" (Japanese), Ritsumeikan University
February 2, 2008 One World Festival: Talk "Challenges the Visually Disabled in Sudan Face and International Cooperation", Osaka
TSUYAMA Naoko, HIRABAYASHI Kaoru & HAYASHI Tatsuo November 28, 2007 "Two Women Who Live in South Africa Talk" (Round Table Discussion)
TSUYAMA Naoko (Living in Africa for 13 years, Local Representative of JVC in South Africa) X HIRABAYASHI Kaoru (Living in Africa for 10 years, Local Representative of TAAA in South Africa) X HAYASHI TatsuoiInvolved in Africa for 25 Years, Representative of AJF)
For Details (http://www.ajf.gr.jp/lang_ja/activities/zadankai20071128hokoku.html) (Japanese)
August 9, 2007 Round Table: Visually Diabled Persons Talk about their Study at Higher Education in Sudan &Japan
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
July 29, 2007 Africa/Globalization/HIV: Asking Mr. Inaba, Masaki (Africa-Japan Forum)
Ritsumeikan University
June 2006 Public Interview to a Member of Committee for Assisting and Promoting Education for the Disabled in Sudan

Theme Related Links

Public Institutions (Organizations) / Related Organizations / Universities
Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID)
Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies Kyoto University
Japan Association for African Studies
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
National Institute for Research Advancement
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan
National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)
The Japan Society for International Development

Africa Japan Forum (AJF)
Association for Field Research Information and Collaboration in Africa (AFRIC)
Community Action Development Organization(Can Do) iJapanese onlyj
Japan AIDS & Society Association
Japan International Volunteer Center
Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation
Services for the Health in Asian African Regions (SHARE)

Libraries / Journals
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
National Diet Library
NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator(CiNii)

Newspaper Articles

September 27, 2015 "Japan to Focus on African Health System, Extremism at 2016 Summit: Abe" (The Japan Times)
September 21, 2015 "Bungling by WHO Hurt Ebola Response in West Africa, Led to eThousandsf of Deaths" (The Japan Times)
August 26, 2015 "Ethiopia Launches Space Program, the First in East Africa" (The Japan Times)
August 23, 2015 "In Africa, Good Fences Make for Safe Species" (The Japan Times)
August 20, 2015 "Japan Mulling Three-year, ?1 Trillion Aid Package for Africa" (The Japan Times)
July 1, 2015 "Man Tested for Ebola after Returning to Japan from West Africa; Malaria Suspected" (The Japan Times)
June 28, 2015 "South Africa and the AU vs. the ICC" (The Japan Times)
June 3, 2015 "Tokyo Womanfs Quest to Help Africafs Child Soldiers Return to Normal Lives" (The Japan Times)
May 30, 2015 "Japan to Cooperate with Africa in Natural Resource Development" (The Japan Times)
May 27, 2015 "U.S. Man who Returned from West Africa Dies from Lassa Fever" (The Japan Times)
May 3, 2015 "Mystery ePost-Ebola Syndromef Emerges in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
April 24, 2015 "Asia, Africa Leaders Call for U.N. Security Council Reform" (The Japan Times)
April 22, 2015 "At Summit, Abe Expresses eDeep Remorsef for WWII but Stops Short of Apologizing" (The Japan Times)
April 21, 2015 "Foreigners Tell of Being eHunted Like Dogsf in South Africa" (The Japan Times)
April 17, 2015 "Abe to Express Remorse for WWII at Asia-Africa Summit Next Week" (The Japan Times)
March 31, 2015 "NPO Aims to Bring Traditional Japanese Medicine Marketing to Africa" (The Japan Times)
March 30, 2015 "Japan Called Biggest Asian Project Finance Sponsor in Africa" (The Japan Times)
March 20, 2015 "South Africa HIV-positive Women Forced over Past 30 Years to Be Sterilized: Rights Groups" (The Japan Times)
March 17, 2015 "Chiba Native Helping to Fight Ebola Epidemic in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
March 13, 2015 "U.N. Tally of Ebola Deaths Passes 10,000, Most in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
March 11, 2015 "Mugging of Reporter Is Caught on Camera in South Africa" (The Japan Times)
March 11, 2015 "France, Japan to Discuss Joint Counterterrorism Operations in Africa" (The Japan Times)
February 15, 2015 "South Africa Law to Ban Foreigners from Owning Land" (The Japan Times)
February 12, 2015 "West Africa Sees Spike in Ebola Cases as Decline Stalls: WHO" (The Japan Times)
February 12, 2015 "U.S. Withdrawing Troops Fighting Ebola in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
January 30, 2015 "South Africa Grants Parole to Apartheid Death Squad Leader" (The Japan Times)
January 6, 2015 "U.N.: Ebola Killed 8,153 People in West Africa, Infected 20,650" (The Japan Times)
January 2, 2015 "Challenges of Providing Safe Water in Africa" (The Japan Times)
December 19, 2014 "South Africa Struggles to Tackle Obesity" (The Japan Times)
December 19, 2014 "Rice Agronomist Honored for Work in Africa" (The Japan Times)
December 9, 2014 "Senior Japanese Official to Help U.N. Ebola Effort in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
November 28, 2014 "ASDF on Mission to Deliver Ebola Suits to West Africa" (The Japan Times)
November 27, 2014 "EU Arranging to Send 5,000 Doctors to Africa to Fight Ebola: Source" (The Japan Times)
November 27, 2014 "ASDF to Deliver Protective Suits to Ebola-hit West Africa" (The Japan Times)
November 24, 2014 "Long-term African Expats and New Migrants Alike Face Growing eIntegration Gapf in Japan" (The Japan Times)
November 10, 2014 "Africa Sets up $28 Million Ebola Crisis Fund" (The Japan Times)
November 8, 2014 "Tokyo Man, Guinean Woman Negative for Ebola after Arriving from West Africa" (The Japan Times)
November 7, 2014 "Tokyo Man Tested for Possible Ebola" (The Japan Times)
November 6, 2014 "China to Send 1,000 Medics, Experts to West Africa to Help Fight Ebola: Xinhua" (The Japan Times)
October 28, 2014 "Old Ambulances, Firetrucks on the Way to Ebola-hit West Africa" (The Japan Times)
October 14, 2014 "Ebola Threatens Africafs Development" (The Japan Times)
September 30, 2014 "Rains Complicating Delivery of Ebola Supplies in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
September 27, 2014 "IMF Unblocks Cash as Desperate West Africa Awaits Ebola Aid" (The Japan Times)
September 24, 2014 "At U.N., Abe to Vow more Active Role for Japan in Africa Peacekeeping" (The Japan Times)
September 23, 2014 "Japan Weighs Sending Medics to Ebola-hit West Africa" (The Japan Times)
August 16, 2014 "Chinafs Million-migrant March into Africa" (The Japan Times)
August 15, 2014 "Japan to Provide $1.5 Million in Aid to Ebola-hit West Africa" (The Japan Times)
August 3, 2014 "Ebola stalks West Africa" (The Japan Times)
May 6, 2014 "Japan, African nations renew vow to join hands in developing Africa" (The Japan Times)
April 9, 2014 "Aim for Lasting Peace in Africa" (The Japan Times)
February 14, 2014 "Japan to Hike Africa ODA Offerings" (The Japan Times)
January 14, 2014 "Japanfs Shinzo Abe woos Africa with Funds for Peace and Security" (The Japan Times)
December 12, 2013 "HIV/AIDS Cases Rising in Mideast, North Africa" (The Japan Times)
October 27, 2013 "Defense Ministry to Expand Military Attaches in Africa to Nine" (The Japan Times)
October 1, 2013 "Kids with Disabilities Facing Abuse in West Africa" (The Japan Times)
September 18, 2013 "eArakawa Africa 4" (The Japan Times)
August 23, 2013 "Defense Officials Readied for Africa" (The Japan Times)
August 14, 2013 "Abe Eyes January Visit to Africa" (The Japan Times)
July 1, 2013 "Preposterous Population Forecasts for Africa" (The Japan Times)
June 7, 2013 "Japan an Exemplary Health Partner with Africa" (The Japan Times)
June 5, 2013 "Invest in South Africa, Zuma Tells Japanese Firms" (The Japan Times)
June 4, 2013 "Importance of Private Sectorfs Role Featured in Yokohama Declaration" (The Japan Times)
June 4, 2013 "Chinafs Leaders Frequent Visitors to Africa, Unlike Japanfs" (The Japan Times)
June 4, 2013 "Spurring Balanced African Growth" (The Japan Times)
June 4, 2013 "World Bank Head: Hike Investment in Africa" (The Japan Times)
June 3, 2013 "Africa Also Has Stake in UNSC Reform: Abe" (The Japan Times)
June 2, 2013 "Abe to Africa: Use Aid as You See Fit" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "Japan to Focus on Public-private Partnerships" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "Africa and Japan: A True Win-win Duo" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "Singer Misia Help Raise Awareness about Africa" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "The Evolution of TICAD since its Inception in 1993" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "TICAD Remains as Important as Ever" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "JICA Helps Africans Develop Their Future" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "Yokohama Continues to Foster Close African Ties" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "Somalia Seeks Return to Global Fold" (The Japan Times)
June 1, 2013 "Abe Offer at TICAD: ?3.2 Trillion in Aid" (The Japan Times)
May 30, 2013 "China Biggest Rival as Japan Seeks to Tap African Resources" (The Japan Times)
May 29, 2013 "Coming Together to Move Africa Forward" (The Japan Times)
May 19, 2013 "$2 Billion Eyed for Africa Natural Resource Projects" (The Japan Times)
May 17, 2013 "2,000 Attend Africa Resources Confab" (The Japan Times)
May 9, 2013 "TICAD to Redefine Japan Aid to Africa" (The Japan Times)
March 30, 2013 "Regional Challenges: What Japan Can Do to Help" (The Japan Times)
March 30, 2013 "The Evolution of Japan-Africa Relations through TICAD" (The Japan Times)
March 27, 2013 "Huge African Festival in Yokohama; Learn Business Japanese Online" (The Japan Times)
March 18, 2013 "Africa to Receive $550 Million in Aid" (The Japan Times)
January 27, 2013 "Tokyo to Aid Africa Antiterrorism Fight" (The Japan Times)
January 25, 2013 "88% of Japanese Firms in Africa Worried about Political Instability: 2012 Poll" (The Japan Times)
April 1, 2011 "Yokohama to Come Alive with African Culture" (The Japan Times)
February 2, 2011 "Firms Playing Catchup in Africa" (The Japan Times)
May 31, 2008 "Long-term Vision Needed to Solve African Food Shortages" (The Japan Times)
May 28, 2008 "Connection: Commodities: From Coffee to Cocoa, Cobalt to Crude, Continent Feeds Japan's Needs" (The Japan Times)
May 28, 2008 "Africa Donors Failing with Financing: Sachs" (The Japan Times)
May 28, 2008 "Fukuda Slates Scores of Africa Minisummits at TICAD" (The Japan Times)
May 27, 2008 "Investors Looking beyond Raw Materials to Consumers" (The Japan Times)
May 25, 2008 "Opportunity to Knock on Japan's Door at TICAD, Gabon Envoy Says" (The Japan Times)
May 24, 2008 "JICA, TICAD Look beyond Basics to Growth" (The Japan Times)
May 23, 2008 "Africa Must Lay Foundation for Investors: Sudan" (The Japan Times)
May 23, 2008 "People Being Hung Out to Dry in Aid Race for Resources: NGO" (The Japan Times)

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Translated and Prepared by HIRAGA Midori, NIIYAMA Tomoki & KATAOKA Minoru