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We published ‘Youths in Struggles’

This is a fruit of the ILCAA International Zoom Symposium: How Are Young People in Africa Thinking and Living?: Education, Unemployment, Aesthetics, Politics, and Singleness. It was held on 22nd November in 2020. Due to the spread of the Covid-19, it was not possible to hold a face-to-face symposium, but we were able to connect online with scholars from African countries, Denmark, Poland, and India, and had lively discussions. ISBN: 978-4-86337-345-7  CONTENTSPreface ………………………………………………………………… Wakana Shiino and Ian Karusigarira Introduction…………………………………………………………… Wakana Shiino Part I Youth Struggles: Impact of Education Part I Youth Struggles: Impact of Education Chapter 1 Part-Time Herdboys in Periphery: Herding Camps as Workplace among Youth of the Sabiny, …

Call for papers on ‘Youth’

★Call for papers and essays We are planning to publish after this symposium. If you are interested in contributing to our book, participate in our zoom symposium and write your paper on youth in Africa. – PhD students and above: An academic paper (6000~8000 words) on youth in Africa, with an abstract (less than 300 words) –Master students: An essay (4000~6000 words) on youth in Africa or your life plans (single authorship). -Under graduate students+:An essay (4000~6000 words) on youth in Africa or your life plans (single authorship).   The deadline for manuscripts is on December 31st 2020, and the results of peer review will be announced on January 17th …

2020.11.22 ILCAA International Zoom Symposium: How Are Young People in Africa Thinking and Living?  : Education, Unemployment, Aesthetics, Politics, and Singleness

November 22nd (Sun) 2020 Start 4:30pm (UTC+9/JST) https://www.aajoint.live-on.net/en/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2020/11/ILCAA-International-Zoom-Symposium-YOUTH-Poster.pdf Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3mSZTFx Abstract for all presentations: :https://www.aajoint.live-on.net/en/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2020/11/Youth-symposium-abstract-by-all-presenters.pdf <<Program>> Opening Remarks and Introduction 4:30-4:45pm (JST), 10:30-10:45am (EAT), 8:30-8:45am (CET) Dr. Wakana SHIINO(Assoc. Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Japan) <Session 1> Impact of Education on Youth4:45-5:45pm (JST), 10:45-11:45am (EAT), 8:45-9:45am  (CET) Dr. Chris OPESEN (Assistant Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda)‘Culture, Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education Aspects  in East Africa: Ethnographic Evidence from the Pokot Context of Female Genital Modification Rituals’ Dr. Soichiro SHIRAISHI (Assoc. Professor, Hirosaki University, Japan)‘Extended “Age of Opportunity”?  : Adolescence, Uncertainty and Globalism among Youth in East Africa’ ✒Discussion✒ ☕Break 10mins☕ <Session 2> Youth’s …

ILCAA International Zoom Symposium YOUTH Posterのサムネイル

Report on the 13th “African Potential” meeting on “Gender and Sexuality”: Thinking of the LGBT condition in Kenya and Uganda by Ian Karusigarira (GRIPS)

On 16th February 2020, the research team on gender and sexuality held the 13th meeting on “African Potentials” organized by Wakana Shiino. The theme was “thinking of the condition of the LGBTI+ in Kenya and Uganda”. In this meeting, I offered the local lens to the LGBTI+ question. I explained how the pro/anti-homosexuality contentions play in/and outside Uganda, within/and in the sidelines of the LGBTI+ in-group. This was aimed to explain the homophobic status that has become systemic across the globe. LGBTI+ activist Satomi Shimada of Rainbow Refugee Connection (RRCJ) made her presentation with image illustrations depicting gross bodily harm, killings, and other violations inflicted on LGBTI+ people with whom …

The 13th “African Potential” meeting on “Gender and Sexuality”: Thinking of the LGBT condition in Kenya and Uganda

Date/Time:Sun 16 Feb 2020 14:00–16:30 Event Title:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(S) “African Potential” and overcoming the difficulties of modern world: comprehensive area studies that will provide a new perspective for the future of humanity, The Research Team ‘Gender and Sexuality’ the 13th meeting Details:Wakana SHIINO (ILCAA) “Introduction”Satomi SHIMADA (Rainbow Refugee Connection Japan (RRCJ))“LGBT condition and support in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya”Karusigarira Ian (Peace and Conflict Studies Course, Graduate School, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)“The Native view of LGBT condition”Commentator: Akitomo SHINGAE (Osaka City University Human Rights Research Center / Graduate School of Urban Management)Discussion For inquiries please contact toWakana SHIINO (ILCAA): wakanatokyo [at] gmail.com (Please change [at] to @). Language: …

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18th IUAES World Congress held between 16th -20th July 2018

 The Open panel we convened in IUAES Academic congress (Open Panel no. OP 61) addressed a diversity and heuristics concerning the cross-cultural analysis of diversification and re-organization of family in Uganda, Kenya and Namibia. Topical discussions ranged from the studies of gerontology (tackling the cultural and well as as development issues concerning aging) to the issues of refugee and citizenship, sexuality (Female Genital Modification) and adoption.  The open panels attracted reactions are open discussion on these thematic topics. Indeed, these areas of research are very relevant to the academia in this period of rapid transformation globally, nationally as well as at societal and family level.    

2018 Our Publication: Diversification and Reorganization of ‘Family’ in Uganda and Kenya: A Cross-cultural Analysis Edited by Wakana SHIINO, Soichiro SHIRAISHI & Christine M. MPYANGU

This book contains the output of the JSPS bilateral research project that was undertaken in 2016 and 2017 with the collaboration of Japanese and Ugandan researchers. The title for the overall project was ‘The Diversification and Reorganization of “Family” in Uganda: Cross-cultural Analysis of Economic Discrepancies and Potential in Indigenous Institutions for Social Security’. Diversification and Reorganization of ‘Family’ in Uganda and Kenya: A Cross-cultural Analysis Edited by Wakana SHIINO, Soichiro SHIRAISHI & Christine M. MPYANGU by Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa Tokyo University of Foreign Studies ISBN  : 978-4-86337-280-1 CONTENTS     † Preface  Wakana SHIINO Introduction: Transformation of the ‘family’ in Uganda and Kenya Wakana SHIINO and …

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2016 Our Publication: Re-Finding African Local Assets and City Environments: Governance, Research and Reflexivity.

SHIINO, Wakana, Soichiro Shiraishi and Tom Ondicho eds., Re-Finding African Local Assets and City Environments: Governance, Research and Reflexivity. Tokyo: The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 2016 March. This volume is the result of two workshops held in Nairobi in 2011 and 2013 in a collaboration between Japanese and African researchers. The workshops were entitled “Approaches and methodologies of field research in Africa” (September 2011), and “Mobility, hybridity and the way to co-existence: re-structuring daily life in rural and urban African societies” (February 2013). In these workshops researchers attempted to “re-discover” Africa, through new approaches and angles, in line with …

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